Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedian, author, and former game show host. She is best known for her television roles as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. White won seven Emmy awards and received 20 Emmy nominations. In 2010 she became the oldest person to guest-host Saturday Night Live, for which she also received a Primetime Emmy Award. She met her husband, Allen Ludden, while appearing as a celebrity guest on his game show, Password. White has also authored many books. In 2011 she wrote If You Ask Me (and of Course You Won't) which was on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list.