Betty White circa 1950
A photo of Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) when she was about 28. She is so talented and so well known now, that many people think of her as she looks now, not as she looks when she first began in show business.
She was born to Tess Curtis (née Cachikis) and Horace Lawrence White in Oak Park, Illinois, but her family moved to Los Angles in the 1930's (during the Depression).
Her first television appearance was in 1939(!) on an early television station in Los Angeles! ... show more