For 99 years, Betty White rocked this world and we all loved her for it. Generations of fans loved seeing Betty as one of the Golden Girls but there's a lot more to her than being Rose Nylund. Betty White is so synonymous with her wholesome, grandmotherly presence in the last three decades that it's easy to forget that in her early career she was a keen-eyed, liberated, volunteer servicewoman that kicked down the door of opportunity. Aside from being a badass, she pioneered as one of the first women producers in Hollywood. Plus, you know, not many people have their own hot dog named after them like her.

The near-centenarian had such a long and successful career even before Golden Girls, her previous body of work had to be considered when she was given the role of Rose. Find out more about The First Lady of Television in this list below:

She was one of the first women producers in Hollywood. Betty became one of the first women producers in the early 1950's when she launched her series, Life With Elizabeth. Based on a sketch she had done on local television, Betty had full creative control over the project, which she co-created, produced, and starred in. CRACKED.COM

Source: PBS

At 99 years old, she still eats like a college freshman. According to Betty's Hot in Cleveland co-star, Jane Leeves, Betty subsists on Red Vines, hot dogs, French fries and Diet Coke. Leeves goes on to suggest that the preservatives in her diet are aiding the star to keep preserved, but we suggest consulting your doctor to see if the Betty White diet is right for you. CRACKED.COM

Source: US Magazine

She was supposed to play Blanche on The Golden Girls. Betty was up for the role of Blanche, and her co-star Rue McClanahan was going to play Rose, before the director realized the two actresses had already embodied those characters in previous shows. The roles were reversed and McClanahan took on the oversexed Blanche while Betty went against type to be the innocent, but dim, Rose. CRACKED.COM

Source: The List

She's got a hot dog named after her. 'BETTY WHIT The Betty White Naked Dog is served by the famous Pink's Hot Dogs in Hollywood, where Betty would frequent. The dog, like the name suggests, is just how Betty likes it: a plain weiner on a bun, no condiments. CRACKED.COM

Source: NBC

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