Betty White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. White and husband, Allen Ludden in 1968. Born Betty Marion White January 17, 1922 (age 92) Oak Park, Illinois, U.S. Other names Gerrie, Betty White Ludden Education Horace Mann School Alma mater Beverly Hills High School Occupation Actress, comedian, writer Years active 1939–present
In the Sixties, Betty White was a fixture on television game shows and as host, with Lorne Greene, of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade. As a celebrity on game shows, she was known for her smart, competitive game play. She appeared on husband Allen Luden’s “Password,” the original “Match Game,” “What’s My Line” and others. She appeared frequently on “The Tonight Show,” eventually guest-hosting for Johnny Carson a few times.