DB: When did you realize you were a comedian or enjoyed comedy? BW: At the breakfast table at home. I was an only child, and my mom and dad had a wonderful, wonderful sense of humor. We laughed a lot. When I found out I couldn’t be a forest ranger, because girls couldn’t be forest rangers at that point, I decided I wanted to be in show business.
Owner: Betty White Betty White may well be one of the world's best known animal activists. Her animal charity work dates back to when she was a child, and she even admitted to the Chicago Tribune, "My life is divided absolutely in half -- half is my animal work and half is show business.