Don Cheadle Remembers Betty White’s ‘Overflowing Generosityon The Golden Palace

Don Cheadle Remembers Betty White's 'Overflowing Generosity' on The Golden Palace

Don Cheadle is fondly remembering his time working with 베티 화이트.

아카데미상 후보, 57, paid tribute to the late beloved actress and comedian Friday on Twitter, 다음 news of her death 나이에 99. “Betty was the best of the best,” Cheadle started his 우편.

He and White starred together in the 골든 걸스 스핀오프 The Golden Palace, which ran for one season between 1992 그리고 1993 CBS에서. Following the parent show’s finale, it saw White’s character Rose running a Miami hotel with Blanche (Rue McClanahan) 그리고 소피아 (Estelle Getty), sans Bea Arthur‘s Dorothy.

Cheadle played Roland Wilson, one of two members of the hotel’s previous staff (including Cheech Marin as Chuy Castillos) that stayed on after the trio bought the business.

When we were shooting scenes together it was difficult for the DP to get the lighting right between my chocolate and Betty’s white! She was either a ghost or I was the shadow,” he recounted in a two-part tweet. “I came on set one day and Betty had darkened her make up/hair a bit in an attempt to accommodate for it.

Nobody asked her to do it. And that’s just one small example of her overflowing generosity. My dogs thank her too. She gave us our veterinarian reco who we still see to this day. She was the goldenest of them all and will be forever missed,” Cheadle wrote, sharing a promo image of himself and White.

하얀 “died peacefully in her sleepin the early morning hours of New Year’s Eve, her agent and close friend Jeff Witjas confirmed to PEOPLE on Friday. Her death came days before she was set to celebrate her 100th birthday on Jan. 17.

관련 영상: 베티 화이트, The ‘Golden Girlsand ‘Hot in Cleveland’ 별, 에 죽은 99

I’m so lucky to be in such good health and feel so good at this age. 놀랍다,” White told PEOPLE in this week’s 커버 스토리. “나는 녹색을 피하려고 노력합니다. I think it’s working,” she joked of her secret to a long life.

Producers of White’s centennial birthday special 베티 화이트: 100 Years Young have assured that theywill go forwardwith the film’s one-day release in select theaters on Jan. 17.