List of famous people named Betty, along with photos. How many celebrities named Betty can you think of? The famous Bettys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Betty, athletes named Betty, and even political figures named Betty. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Betty? Add them to the list.Betty White's acting career has spanned over several decades. She's most known for her role as "Rose" in the t.v. show Golden Girls; she's also the only living principal actor from that show. At 93, she is still acting. She's appeared in a "Snickers" commercial, hosted Saturday Night Live, has been in films, such as The Proposal and is in the t.v. show Hot in Cleveland. Betty Grable is another famous actress. She's starred in films, such as How to Marry a Millionaire, costarring alongside Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall. One picture that was taken of her made her the most popular pin up girl of World War II. This iconic picture was included in Life magazine article "100 Photographs that Changed the World".