Happy 90th Birthday Betty White!

Happy 90th Birthday Betty White! Today, January 17, the real Lady B hits the 90th marker and America couldn't love her more. Betty White really is an anomaly. In the nine decades she has been alive, media has transformed and with it she has evolved from radio to film to television and now to the Internet. And she refuses to quit. Last night NBC celebrated White's milestone birthday and previewed her upcoming show, Betty White's Off Their Rockers, which is like Punk'd with retirees.

White began her acting career while still in her teens; she's been acting longer than doing anything else. She's a seven-time Emmy Award winner and has received 20 Emmy nominations. She's an author, with several titles under her belt, and this past year was nominated for a Grammy for the audio recording of her last book, If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't). She is also an animal rights activist and serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Zoo. Betty White is amazing.

To celebrate the lady who's still got it, Art Attack's 10 Best of Betty.

10. Betty White, the model.

It is common knowledge that White started her career on the radio, but not as widely known was that White also did some (nude) modeling early on. She was quite the looker.

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