She made her TV debut in 1939 and was still on the medium eighty years later. Betty White earned her first Emmy nomination in 1951 and her last sixty-three years later. Her longevity in television earned her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Betty White's incredible career encompasses seventeen regular roles, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland. She also did thousands of guest shots on everything from The Tonight Show to Password and Match Game to SpongeBob SquarePants. Including interviews with many who worked with her, Betty White on TV: From Video Vanguard to Golden Girl recounts and celebrates the achievements of one of entertainment's most distinguished and beloved celebrities.
Wesley Hyatt is the author of The Carol Burnett Show Companion (2016) and Bob Hope on TV (2018), both for Bear Manor Media. This is his tenth book.