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Who Is The Most Famous Betty In The World?

Updated November 17, 2020 665 votes 124 voters 26.2k views61 items

List RulesVote up all of the Bettys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Betty can you think of? The famous Bettys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Betty, famous athletes named Betty, and even musicians named Betty.

Betty White is certainly one of the most famous Bettys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Betty, she is TV royalty having starred in classic shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland. She also appeared on many game shows including Password, Match Game, and The Hollywood Squares.

Another of the famous people with the first name Betty is Betty Ford. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. She founded the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse and addiction in 1982. Betty Who and Betty Buckley are two good examples singers named Betty. 

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    Betty Nguyen

    1974-09-01
    Betty Nguyen (pronounced Winn) is a Vietnamese-American news anchor, who is currently at WPIX...  more
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    Betty White

    1922-01-17
    Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with...  more

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    Betty Grable

    1916-12-18
    Elizabeth Ruth Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up girl,...  more

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    Betty Ford

    1918-04-08
    Elizabeth Anne Ford (née Bloomer; April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011) was the First Lady of the...  more
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    Betty Gilpin

    1986-07-21
    Elizabeth Folan Gilpin (born July 21, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for...  more
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    Betty Who

    1991-10-05
    Jessica Anne Newham, better known by her stage name Betty Who, is an Australian...  more
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    Betty Boo

    1970-03-06
    Alison Moira Clarkson (born 6 March 1970 in Kensington, London), better known as Betty Boo, is...  more

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    Betty Brosmer

    1935-08-02
    Betty Brosmer (born August 2, 1935), later known by her married name Betty Weider, is an...  more
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    Betty Friedan

    1921-02-04
    Betty Friedan ( February 4, 1921 – February 4, 2006) was an American feminist writer and...  more
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    Betty Buckley

    1947-07-03
    Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983...  more

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    Betty Thomas

    1948-07-27
    Betty Thomas (born Betty Lucille Nienhauser, July 27, 1948) is an American actress, director,...  more

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    #395 of 745 The Greatest Directors In Movie History#73 of 131 The Greatest Female Film Directors

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    Betty Hutton

    1921-02-26
    Betty Hutton (born Elizabeth June Thornburg; February 26, 1921 – March 12, 2007) was an...  more

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    Betty Marsden

    1919-02-24
    Betty Marsden (24 February 1919 – 18 July 1998) was an English comedy actress. She is...  more
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    Betty Carter

    1929-05-16
    Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones; May 19, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was an American jazz...  more

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    Betty Cuthbert

    1938-04-20
    Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, (20 April 1938 – 6 August 2017) was an Australian athlete and a...  more

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    Betty Heidler

    1983-10-14
    Betty Heidler (born 14 October 1983) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed...  more
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    Betty Blythe

    1893-09-01
    Betty Blythe (born Elizabeth Blythe Slaughter; September 1, 1893 – April 7, 1972) was an...  more
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    Betty Comden

    1917-05-03
    Betty Comden was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics,...  more
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    Betty Smith

    1896-12-15
    Betty Smith (born Elisabeth Lillian Wehner; December 15, 1896 – January 17, 1972) was an...  more
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    Betty Garrett

    1919-05-23
    Betty Garrett (May 23, 1919 – February 12, 2011) was an American actress, comedian, singer and...  more
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    Betty Shabazz

    1934-05-28
    Betty Shabazz (born Betty Dean Sanders; May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), also known as Betty X,...  more
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    Betty Wright

    1953-12-21
    Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright (born December 21, 1953),...  more

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    Betty Furness

    1916-01-03
    Elizabeth Mary Furness (January 3, 1916 – April 2, 1994) was an American actress, consumer...  more
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    Betty Williams

    1943-05-22
    Betty Williams (born 22 May 1943, Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a co-recipient with Mairead...  more
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    Betty Lennox

    1976-12-04
    Betty Bernice Lennox (born December 4, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball...  more