Don Cheadle shares a touching story of working with Betty White

We lost a real icon last week and now Don Cheadle has shared his fond memories of working with Betty White.

After White passed away at the age of ninety-nine, her fellow actor and co-star Don Cheadle posted a tribute to …

And it’s safe to say that you will need napkins at the ready.

Scroll to read what he said.

The star was born on January 17, 1922 in Oak Park, Illinois, before moving to Los Angeles at the age of two.

This is where she will end up working as a local TV assistant.

But it wasn’t until the early 1950s that she first felt like she was on television …

Here she developed a show called Life with Elizabeth with George Tibbles.

The show made White one of the first female producers in Hollywood …

“He wrote and I produced,” White explained to The Hollywood Reporter. “I was one of the first female producers in Hollywood.”


The entire premise of the show was based on a sketch White had previously made on local television.

But that was not before The Mary Tyler Moore Show when White’s television career got the boost it needed.

The actress played Sue Ann Nivens, co-star of Mary Tyler Moore, in the Minneapolis Television Newsroom. Sue Ann was known for making funny but poignant jokes about Moore.

And it seemed that her hard work paid off …

Because she won 2 Emmy for her work on the hit TV series!

And in the early 80s, White took on a role that was very different from Sue Ann …

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The role of sweet Rose Nylund in the hit sitcom Golden girlsalong with co-stars Ryu McClanahan, Bea Arthur and Estelle Getty.

The show told about the life of four elderly people, girlfriends …

And to say that it was a real hit is to say nothing. The series ranked among the best shows in 7 seasons live and won several coveted awards.

But, unfortunately, in 1992 we reluctantly said goodbye to Golden girls

White had a steady career in television, that is, until 2010, when her wits brought her back into the spotlight again.

We all Remember the ad for chocolate bars during the 2010 Super Bowl, right?

Well, he quickly became a fan favorite and pushed White to become the oldest person to ever accept Saturday nightlife

At first she didn’t want to be on the show …

“It was the scariest thing I’ve ever done. It was really funny, but it was a problem, ”she recently told Newsweek.

In 2010, White also returned to the series …

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She got a role in the sitcom. Hot in Cleveland, next to the stars Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leaves and Wendy Malik. At first, she only signed up for the pilot, but later joined the cast for good. “This is just an amazing show. “The chemistry between girls is so great,” she told Newsweek at the time.

In 2021, she discussed her secret to a long life …

“A sense of humor,” she said. “Don’t take yourself too seriously. You can lie to others – I would not lie, but you cannot lie to yourself. “

She also swore hot dogs.

She enjoyed it during her Big Nine fries celebration.

She also joked: “I can go to bed as long as I want without asking permission!”

As if we needed another reason to adore her!

But on December 31, heartbreaking news emerged …

Betty White passed away tragically.

Tribute has been poured into Betty’s memory ever since her death was first reported.

Many legends in the entertainment industry pay homage to Betty.

Many talk about a wonderful tribute to Ryan Reynold.

Reynolds tweeted: “The world looks different now. She handled expectations well. She managed to grow old very old and somehow not old enough. We will miss you, Betty. Now you know the secret. “

And now Don Cheadle also talked about how great it was to work with Betty on the film. Golden girls Spin off…

Cheadle played the role of hotel manager Roland Wilson in the sequel. Golden palace shortly after NBC’s cancellation Golden girls back in 1992.

Taking to Twitter To share his fond memories of White, the Marvel actor recalled an incident where White helped solve a problem on set.

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What he and many of his followers considered especially attentive …

“Betty was the best of the best. when we shot the scenes together, it was difficult for the cameraman to get the right lighting between my chocolate and Betty’s white! Either she was a ghost, or I was a shadow …

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“I went to the set one day and Betty darkened her makeup / hair a little, trying to adjust to it. nobody asked her to do it. and this is just one small example of her immense generosity, ”he wrote.

Although we already know what an amazing woman she was, stories like this only confirm this fact.

Cheadle also talked about how she helped with his pet dogs, writing: “My dogs thank her too. she gave us recommendations to the veterinarian, whom we follow to this day. she was the most beautiful of them all, and she will be forever bored, ”along with a photograph of the couple.

Since then, White’s cause of death has been confirmed.

In a statement released by the LAPD, the cause of death was natural.

Rest in peace Betty White.

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