Betty white he had a stroke six days before he died on Dec. 31 at age 99, his death certificate says.
The beloved actress from “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” (“Mary Tyler Moore”) died at her home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles as a result of stroke, the medical term for a stroke, which he had on Dec. 25, according to a Los Angeles County death certificate obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
The cause was provided by White’s doctor, as is usual in this type of case.
The actress She was cremated and her remains were turned over Friday to Glenn Kaplan, the man in charge of White’s advanced care directive.
Jeff Witjas, a longtime agent and friend of White’s and the first to confirm his death to the AP, said the actress he had stayed near his home in Los Angeles during the pandemic.
The document uses White’s legal name, Betty Marion Ludden. The actress She took the last name of her husband Allen Ludden, to whom she was married from 1963 until his death in 1981.
The death certificate information was first reported by TMZ.
White, whose comedy skills, charm and willingness to do anything have made her a mainstay of American TV for more than 60 years, died less than three weeks after her 100th birthday.
President Joe Biden, Mel Brooks and many other prominent celebrities and leaders paid tribute to him after his demise.