He and White starred together in the [object Window] 摆脱 The Golden Palace, which ran for one season between 1992 和 1993 在哥伦比亚广播公司. Following the parent show’s finale, it saw White’s character Rose running a Miami hotel with Blanche (Rue McClanahan) and Sophia (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.
白色的 “died peacefully in her sleep” in 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.
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“I’m so lucky to be in such good health and feel so good at this age. 太奇妙了,” White told PEOPLE in this week’s 封面故事. “[object Window]. I think it’s working,” she joked of her secret to a long life.
Producers of White’s centennial birthday special Goldie Hawn 和更多明星在 NBC 特别节目中庆祝 Betty White 的一生: 100 Years Young have assured that they “will go forward” with the film’s one-day release in select theaters on Jan. 17.