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:

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