Betty White, 99, died on Dec. 31, 2021. Look back at her groundbreaking and decades-spanning career in television, on shows including The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Betty White, TV's perennial Golden Girl, has died. She was 99.
"Even though Betty was about to be 100, I thought she would live forever," her agent and close friend Jeff Witjas told PEOPLE in a statement on Friday. "I will miss her terribly and so will the animal world that she loved so much. I don't think Betty ever feared passing because she always wanted to be with her most beloved husband Allen Ludden. She believed she would be with him again."
Betty White played Rose Nylund in the classic sitcom Golden Girls, which ran for seven seasons and 180 episodes between 1985 and 1992