Legendary actress Betty White She celebrates her 99th birthday on Sunday and seems eager to let many of her fans celebrate.
Five times Emmy award winner A longtime friend and agent, Geoff Weetjas, told Fox News that although she’s happy to celebrate her last birthday with double numbers, she’s playing it safe because Coronavirus pandemic.
“Betty was planning to run a few miles for her birthday, but COVID has canceled it, so she will stay safe in her home and do various activities,” Weetgas joked.
He went on to note that she “loves her fans” and does not take anything from them for granted. When it comes time for eggs to blow out the candles, her rep made it clear her wish is too simple.
“To stay healthy as it is today for at least another year,” Weetzas told Fox News.
The same woman got a flirty response on the Associated Press when asked about her thoughts on the big day.
“Since I turned 99, I can stay as late as I want without asking permission!” I told the port in an email.
White’s low-profile plans include feeding a pair of ducks who regularly visit her Los Angeles area. Her birthday meal will be a hot dog and french fries – with a bouquet of roses – from Weetgas.
The actor’s TV credits extend to 1949. ”Hollywood on TVInto a voice role for 2019 on “Forky Asks a Question” with “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” among the permanent highlights.
In January alone, White appeared on screen in rematches including “The Golden Girls” and “Hot in Cleveland”; Sandra Bullock’s 2009 movieSuggestion or offerAnd the 2018 documentary “Betty White: Television First Lady”, about her life and career.
White’s devotion to animals will be shown next month with the DVD and digital edition of “Betty White’s Pet Set,” a 1970s series in which she visited celebrity guests and their pets as well as wildlife.
Her work, which always features comedic timing of upper drawer, has won five Emmys, including the 2010 Cup for guest-host appearance inSaturday Night Live. “
A native of Oak Park, Illinois, White was married to game show host and producer Allen Louden from 1963 until his death in 1981.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.