LOS ANGELES (AP) — True to type, Betty White has one thing impish to say about her birthday Sunday.
“Since I’m turning 99, I can keep up as late as I need with out asking permission!” she instructed The Related Press in an electronic mail.
White’s low-key plans embrace feeding a pair of geese that repeatedly go to her Los Angeles-area house. Her birthday meal can be a scorching canine and French fries introduced in — together with a bouquet of roses — by her longtime pal and agent, Jeff Witjas.
The actor’s TV credit stretch from 1949’s “Hollywood on Tv” to a 2019 voice position in “Forky Asks a Query,” with “The Golden Women” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Present” among the many enduring highlights.
In January alone, White is on display screen in reruns together with “The Golden Women” and “Sizzling in Cleveland”; the 2009 Sandra Bullock film “The Proposal,” and the 2018 documentary “Betty White: First Girl of Tv,” about her life and profession.
White’s devotion to animals can be on show subsequent month with the DVD and digital launch of “Betty White’s Pet Set,” a 1970s sequence through which she visited with movie star visitors and their pets in addition to wild animals.
Her work, all the time marked by top-drawer comedic timing, has earned her 5 Emmy Awards, together with a 2010 trophy for a guest-host look on “Saturday Evening Reside.”
A local of Oak Park, Illinois, White was married to recreation present host and producer Allen Ludden from 1963 till his loss of life in 1981.