FOF Betty White
is best known as Rose from the Golden Girls, an 80s sitcom. She soared to fame again this past March, when 500,000 die-hard fans on Facebook nominated her to host Saturday Night Live. At age 88, she became the oldest host to appear on the show. "I'm having the time of my life. I've never been this busy... At 88 years old you don't expect that to happen!" she said in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer.
We thought 52-year-old FOF Ellen DeGeneres
was down for the count when her prime-time sitcom "Ellen" was unceremoniously canceled in 1998 after she came out as a lesbian and show ratings tanked. Yet, in 2003 she made a career comeback with her daytime talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that featured its 1000th episode in 2009 and has made "Ellen" a household name.
FOF Jennifer Grey
is best known as Frances "Baby" Houseman from the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing.
Health complications due to a 1987 car accident and thyroid cancer sidelined her for nearly two decades. Now she's back, as a contestant on this season of Dancing With the Stars
and will guest-star on an Oct. 18th episode of the Fox drama House.
"This is like eating a delicious steak after 23 years of fasting," she recently said in a People
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