Betty White celebrates 97th birthday

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(CNN)--- Betty White is 97 years young today!

Who doesn't love Betty?

While her career spans nearly eight decades - she's probably best known for her Emmy winning role as the sweet but ditzy "Rose" on the long-running series 'The Golden Girls."

White holds the Guinness World Record for the longest TV career for a female entertainer.

She's been married three times and has three step children.

White has won five Primetime Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award. Despite her long-running success in entertainment, she says she wants to she wants to be remembered for work with animals and animal-related charities.