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'Golden Girls' Star Rue McClanahan Dies

6/3/2010 12:23 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0603_rue_BN_Getty_01Rue McClanahan -- who played Blanche Devereaux on "Golden Girls" -- has died.

Rue's manager, Barbara Lawrence, says the actress passed away at 1 AM this morning at a hospital in New York after she suffered a massive stroke on Monday.

Barbara says Rue's son, sister and nephew were with her at the time.

Rue was 76.



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Debbie    

Very sad.

1574 days ago
2.

Me    

Awwww....RIP

1574 days ago
3.

Craig    

Thank you for being a friend!!!

1574 days ago
4.

ManiacalZebra    

Only one Golden Girl left.



RIP Rue, and many more years of life and health to Betty.

1574 days ago
5.

dina    

NOOOO how sad..

1574 days ago
6.

wil    

now you get to see big daddy again! RIP

1574 days ago
7.

filmguy    

One of my favorite actresses ever...



Bless her for the joy and laughter.



Love you Rue.

1574 days ago
8.

Joa    

You will be missed, my condolences to her family. Thank for all the laughs.

1574 days ago
9.

Barbarascy    

This has been a rough two weeks. I can't believe it. RIP Rue.

1574 days ago
10.

James R. - Los Angeles    

Three down, one to go.



Betty, the clock is ticking...



tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock....

1574 days ago
11.

Professor Obvious    

How many celebs have we lost recently?

1574 days ago
12.

mcgavock    

RIP Rue

1574 days ago
13.

Phreaky    

RIP Rue :(

1574 days ago
14.

anita    

I LOVE YOU RUE!! God Bless.

1574 days ago
15.

nik!    

not my golden girls WHY GOD?

1574 days ago
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