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Celebrities wish Betty White a happy 99th birthday

Actress Betty White celebrated her 99th birthday Sunday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actress Betty White celebrated her 99th birthday Sunday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Dozens of celebrities took to social media Sunday to wish television icon Betty White a happy 99th birthday.

The comic actress has won eight Emmy Awards throughout her decades-long career. She is known for her roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and Hot in Cleveland, as well as countless memorable appearances on TV game and talk shows.

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"I still get warm when I see this look. Happy 99 baby. You are a testament to living life on your own terms. Sending you a great big socially distanced kiss. I love you @BettyMWhite," Ed Asner tweeted.

"Happy birthday, @BettyMWhite! You're a miracle in every way," said Ellen DeGeneres.

"Betty White bloopers are the best bloopers #HappyBirthdayBettyWhite," Valerie Bertinelli captioned a video of hilarious mistakes made on the set of their former show, Hot in Cleveland.

"Butterflies are like women - We may be delicate but we can fly through a hurricane" -Betty White Today is the day a giant was born. Happy Worthday @BettyMWhite," actress and filmmaker Regina King said.

"Wishing the incomparable Betty White a very happy 99th birthday! What's your favorite Betty White role, friends?" Star Trek alum George Takei wrote.

Betty White turns 99: a look back

Left to right, cast members Betty White, Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan of "The Golden Girls" are on hand to sign copies of the show's new DVD of their third season at a bookstore in New York City on November 22, 2005. White is the only surviving "Golden Girl." Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo

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