The sitcom, the Golden Girls, was made up of four elderly women. The ages of the women are as follows: (1) Betty White, who played the role of Rose Nylund, was born Jan. 17, 1922, which makes her 88 years old. (2) Beatrice Arthur, who played the role of Dorothy Zbornak, was born May 13, 1922 and died April 25, 2009 at the age of 87. (3) Rue McClanahan, who played the part of Blanche Devereaux, was born Feb. 21, 1934 and died June 3, 2010, at the age of 76. (4) Estelle Getty, who played the part of Sophia Petrillo, was born July 25, 1923 and died July 22, 2008 at the age of 87.