Betty White, the iconic television star who endeared herself to generations of fans over a decades-spanning career, has died at age 99.
White’s death was confirmed by her longtime agent Jeff Witjas in a phone call Friday with publicist Pam Golum. White would have turned 100 on Jan. 17, 2022.
“I truly never thought she was going to pass away,” Witjas told The Associated Press. “She meant the world to me as a friend. She was the most positive person I’ve ever known.”
Her combination of sweet and edgy gave life to a roster of quirky characters in notable roles,