Betty White, 21 fun facts

Slideshow posted in Photos | Saturday, August 06, 2011

5 of 21: Betty White has won five Emmy awards over the course of her acting career. In 2010, she earned an Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series as host of 'Saturday Night Live' - a gig she secured following a Facebook campaign.

White won two Emmys for her portrayal of Sue Ann Nivens, the happy homemaker, on the 'Mary Tyler Moore' show in 1975 and 1976. She was awarded an Emmy for her performance as Rose Nylund on 'The Golden Girls' in 1986 and an award in 1996 on 'The John Larroquette Show.'

(Pictured: Pictured: Betty White appears in a photo for the TV show 'Saturday Night Live,' which premiered on May 8, 2010.) ( Photo / NBC Studios)