10 Things You Didn’t Know About Betty White
Betty White has been in the entertainment business for over 60 years and she’s showing no signs of slowing down. In honor of her 96th birthday, we decided to take a look at 10 things most of us don’t know about the comedic actress:
10. Love of Performing
In high school, she hoped to become a writer but, after writing and playing the lead in a high school play, she discovered her love of performing. “I was in the graduation play from high school, and the president of our senior class and I sang The Merry Widow and did a little dance,” she said. “I think that’s when the show biz bug bit me — and they haven’t been able to get rid of me since.”
9. Not Photogenic
When she first made the rounds to movie studios looking for work, she was turned down because she wasn’t considered photogenic enough, so she started looking for jobs in radio.