Rue McClanahan, born Eddi-Rue McClanahan in Healdton, OK, died at 1 a.m. this morning of a stroke. Her best known role–and my favorite–was that of Southern Belle Blanche Devereaux on the legendary Golden Girls.
Everyone who knows me well understands how much I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Golden Girls. I have the entire collection but I still watch it on tv. There will never be another show like it or as good, IMHO.
I don’t have much else to say–sigh. We’ll miss you, Blanche/Rue. RIP.
Here’s one my favorite episodes where Blanche steals the show: