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‘Golden Girls’ star Betty White dies at 99

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 14: Actress Betty White attends the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's (GLAZA) 44th Annual Beastly Ball at Los Angeles Zoo on June 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Betty White, the award-winning actress and comedian famed for her roles on The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, has died at age 99, according to numerous reports.

White died fewer than three weeks before her 100th birthday, on January 17.

“I’m so lucky to be in such good health and feel so good at this age,” she told the magazine. “It’s amazing.”

In 2013, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized White with having the longest television career for a female entertainer.

During a career that spanned more than 75 years, White received 23 Emmy nominations and won six. She also held the record as the oldest Emmy nominee overall, receiving her most recent nomination in 2012 at age 90.

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