Name: Rue McClanahan
Birth Name: 
Eddi-Rue McClanahan
Birth Date: 
February 21, 1934
Birth Place: 
Healdton, Oklahoma
Actress, Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Passed Away on June 3, 2010
Celebrity Ranking # 1811

Betty White Mourns Rue McClanahan's Death

Posted Thursday June 3, 2010 3:12 PM GMT

Dealing with the loss of loved one is never easy, and Betty White has opened up about Rue McClanahan’s passing.

Of her “Golden Girls” co-star, 88-year-old White said in a statement, "Rue was a close and dear friend. I treasure our relationship, It hurts more than I ever thought it would, if that's even possible."

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Rue McClanahan Passes Away at Age 76

Posted Thursday June 3, 2010 12:52 PM GMT

Losing another member of the "Golden Girls" family, Rue McClanahan has passed away at the age of 76-years-old after suffering a major stroke on Thursday morning (June 3).

Confirming the actress' passing was her manager, Barbara Lawrence, who told press that the star died at a hospital in New York while surrounded by her family.


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