Waldo Van Lavish is a character who appears in The Romance of Betty Boop (1985). He is a rich millionaire who Betty falls in love with even though Freddy the Ice-Seller (Fearless Fred) has a crush on Betty. Betty meets Waldo in the night-club and he invites her for a date. Then, he schedules a meeting at his parent's house, and Betty Boop believes he will propose her. when meeting up with Waldo Betty is followed by Mr Throats gang who want to kill Betty and her snob boyfriend. Betty ends up saving the coward Waldo, and she still wants to marry him when he asks her to meet his parents, only to find out that they only wanted to hire Betty as a upstairs maid. Betty is furious and smacks Waldo out cold with her bag and storms off.
Waldo Van Lavish is voiced by Derek McGrath.
Waldo Van Lavish is first seen by Betty in a magazine called Blab.
Waldo is always seen with his Debutante Tramps, who take a disliking to Betty after both being bounced out of the way of Waldo.