As she celebrates her 90th birthday, the ”Golden Girls” fave is still making us laugh; see choice roles from the past ten years or so that show her humor has never gone out of style, from ”Ally McBeal” to a Comedy Central Roast to ”SNL”
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (2012) White's nine decades of brilliance were feted by a stunning array of Hollywood heavy hitters, including Tina Fey, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Burnett, Hugh Jackman, Amy Poehler, Morgan Freeman, Ray Romano, Ellen DeGeneres, Carl Reiner, William Shatner, and Chevy Chase. Even POTUS himself, Barack Obama, showed up to playfully rib White to ''please produce a copy of [her] long-form birth certificate.'' Single and ready to mingle, White also showed she's still got it by sharing a blush-inducing smooch with Chuck star Zachary Levi after he proposed marriage to the super senior cougar.
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Hot in Cleveland (2010) As Elka Ostrovsky, the tart-tongued, sexually formidable caretaker with a colorful past (by ''colorful'' we mean Nazi escapes and alcoholism, of course), White won a SAG award for the role and gave TV Land a hit with its first attempt at an original scripted series. Betty White doesn't work for networks, they work for her.
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Saturday Night Live (2010) In January 2010, it became clear that Betty White was not just your average funny old broad. She was, in fact, an unstoppable tornado of awesomeness. Thanks to a half million-strong grassroots Facebook campaign demanding Saturday Night Live tap White to host, she took the stage at Studio 8H the following May and became, at 88 years old, the oldest person ever to host. Not only did she bring back a spectacular collection of SNL's fave lady alums, she picked up an Emmy for her work in September and ensured we'd never look at muffins the same way again.
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Bringing Down the House (2003) Her nosy bigoted neighbor was simply not down with having Queen Latifah's Charlene, an ex-con, on the block.
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Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (2006) Sex jokes, weight jokes — White hit them all while Shatner lapped it up. Watch a clip
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Ally McBeal (1999) White guest-starred as pill-pushing shrink Dr. Shirley Flott, who couldn't wait to give Ally something for her Al Green hallucinations — in oral or suppository form. Your choice. Watch a clip
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The Practice/Boston Legal (2004-08) Her straightforward manner (''...you really are a douchebag'') as the hilarious Catherine Piper kept Alan Shore (James Spader) on his toes. Enough so that he helped clear her of murder and robbery charges and brought her back into the firm's fold — as the sandwich lady.
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Lake Placid (1999) She played the foul-mouthed nutty lakeside resident Delores Bickerman who cared for the crocodile that killed her husband.
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On Jimmy Fallon (2009) White played beer Pong with the host and helped him break his losing streak... and had no problem knocking back a cup.
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Million Dollar Password with Regis Philbin (June 12, 2008, Dec. 28, 2008) No stranger to the show (she was married to Mr. Password, Allen Ludden, and appeared on Password in the '60s and '70s), White's two stints and quick answers helped contestants win both times.
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Ugly Betty episode (2007) Who could take on Wilhemina? Why Betty White (playing herself), of course. Watch a clip
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The Proposal (2009) She felt up America's Sweetheart Sandra Bullock and got low on one very inappropriate Native American dance.
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Craig Ferguson (Nov. 11, 2008) White pretended to be a McCain speechwriter and ended up calling Sarah Palin a ''crazy bitch.'' Watch a clip
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Snickers commercial (2010) ''That's not what your girlfriend said.'' Nuff said. Watch a clip
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SAG Awards 2010 She was genuinely touched by her Lifetime Achievement award.
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Jay Leno commercial (March 2010) A shower scene with White, Hugh Jackman, and Jay Leno — [shudder].