The Golden Girls star reached the milestone age on Monday (17Jan11) and to mark her last year as an octogenarian, actresses Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and Wendie Malick rallied together to put on a bash at the Big Apple’s La Cirque restaurant.
White’s colleagues presented her with a large cake from everyone at U.S. channel TV Land, and as she blew out the candles she joked, “I had a chance and I blew it”.
She was then shown a video clip of teen superstar Justin Bieber singing a special rendition of Happy Birthday to her.
White also celebrated the special day with U.S. TV host David Letterman – by drinking vodka with the presenter on his show on Tuesday.
When Letterman asked the actress what her hobbies are, she told him she enjoys playing with animals and drinking vodka, so the funnyman pulled out some booze and poured her a glass, which she then sipped as he swigged from the bottle.