5 things to know about Betty White

1. Emmy winning actress and comedian Betty Marion White Ludden will turn 99 on January 17.2. White is regarded as a TV pioneer and has the longest TV career of a female entertainer.3. She appeared on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls," among others.4. As a kid, White wanted to be a forest ranger but women were not allowed at the time.5. She has worked on so many game shows, she is nicknamed the "First Lady of Game Shows."