Occupation: Comedian, actress
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This Golden Girl has been in the public eye since 1939, yet she's never been more popular. After an appearance in a Snickers commercial put her back in the spotlight, Betty White snagged a role on the TV Land series Hot in Cleveland, for which she was honored with a SAG Award this year. With seven Emmys under her belt, White is also the oldest person ever to host Saturday Night Live, showing that her comedic chops only get better with age. And perhaps to prove just that, there's talk that the 89-year-old star may host a hidden-camera show on which elderly rascals pull pranks on unsuspecting youngsters. Let the jokes begin.
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