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Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years

Golden Girl Betty White celebrated her 98th birthday today. She was born on Jan 17, 1922. She moved from her hometown of Illinois to Los Angeles during the Great Depression. That’s when she pursued acting by getting the lead part in her high school musical in 1940 which eventually turned into film acting.

Celebrate her 98th birthday with these pictures through the years of her career:

1. Betty White in 1954

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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2. Betty White at the Christmas Parade in Lose Angeles in 1955

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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3. Betty White in 1956

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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4. Betty White on ‘Betty White’s Date with L.A. Fireman’ in 1957

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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5. Betty White on ‘The Betty White Show in 1958

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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6. Betty White and husband Allen Ludden in the 1960’s

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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7. Betty White and her husband Allen Lunden 1963

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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8. Betty White in 1969

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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9. Betty White in 1970

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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10. Betty White with her husband Allen Ludden in 1972

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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11. Betty White With Brett Somers, Allen Ludden, Charles Nelson Reilly, Dolly Read Martin, Richard Dawson and Gene Rayburn on ‘Match Game’ in 1973

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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12. Betty White in 1974

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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13. Betty White on ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ in 1975

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14. Better White at the Emmy Awards in 1976

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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15. Betty White with Johnny Carson in 1979

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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16. Betty White on ‘The Golden Girls’ in 1986

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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17. Betty White with her costars of ‘The Golden Girls’ in 1988

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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18. Betty White with Rue McClanahan on ‘The Golden Girls’ in 1989

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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19. Betty White in 1995

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20. Betty White in 1999

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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21. Betty White with Rue McClanahan and Be a Arthur in 2004

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
Carlo Allegri

22. Betty White on ‘Boston Legal’ in 2006

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
Ron Tom

23. Betty White at the ‘Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Celebration for Betty White’ in 2008

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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24. Betty White on ‘Hot in Cleveland’ in 2010

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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25. Betty White on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2010

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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26. Betty White at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2012

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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27. Betty White on ‘Hot in Cleveland in 2015

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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28. Betty White at the Emmy Awards in 2018

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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29. Betty White the day before her birthday, 2020

Celebrate Betty White’s 98th Birthday With These 29 Photos Through The Years
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Happy birthday, Betty White!