Day: 10 January 2022

Thanks for the memories, Betty White

Thanks for the memories, Betty White She is perhaps most adored for playing Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls, an American sitcom about four women ‘of a certain age,’ which broke with convention. When the show began, Betty was aged 63 when she played 55-year-old Rose so was actually a year older than Estelle Getty, who played elderly, feisty Sophia.

Golden Girl, Betty White, passed away on New Year’s Eve, just 17 days short of her 100th birthday. She is perhaps most adored for playing Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls, an American sitcom about four women ‘of a certain age,’ which broke with convention. When the show began, Betty was aged 63 when she played 55-year-old Rose so was actually a year older than Estelle Getty, who played elderly, feisty Sophia.

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