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Down to our last Golden Girl: Rue McClanahan dies at 76

RUE_MCCLANAHAN Golden Girl Rue McClanahan, 76, has died, People magazine reports. According to her manager, she suffered a massive stroke Thursday morning.

McClanahan played Blanche Deveraux on the '80s sitcom Golden Girls and had been suffering from health problems over the last year following a bypass surgery.

McClanahan's costar Beatrice Arthur died from cancer last year. Estelle Getty died in 2008. Betty White is the sole surviving star.

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[Last modified: Thursday, June 17, 2010 11:40am]


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