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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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