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  • Rue McClanahan, from theater to television and back again

     
    Rue McClanahan, who played the aging Southern belle Blanche Devereaux in the hit NBC comedy series "The Golden Girls," died Thursday at age 76. Reports said she passed away after suffering a stroke at a New York hospital. The actress......
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
  • Off on the Great Schlep

    If you need proof that this is the most important election in a generation, get this: Jewish grandkids are flying to Florida to visit their grandparents -- without being guilted into it -- to talk their elders out of voting for John McCain. The Jewish...
  • Bea Arthur, star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude,' dies at 86

    Beatrice Arthur, best known as the acerbic Maude Findlay on Norman Lear's sitcom "Maude" and as the strong-willed Dorothy Zbornak on the long-running " The Golden Girls," died today. She was 86. Arthur, a stage-trained actress who was a success on...
  • 'Golden Girls' Star Estelle Getty Dies

    Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who won an Emmy for her portrayal of sassy Sophia Petrillo on "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84. Getty passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22 in her home in Los Angeles surrounded by her family and...
  • Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles

    Estelle Getty, 84; 'Golden Girls' actress brought humor, depth to mother roles
    Estelle Getty, whose acting career bloomed late in life with her Emmy-winning performance as Sophia Petrillo, the wisecracking mother of Bea Arthur's character on the popular NBC sitcom "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday. She was 84. Getty, who also won...
  • "Golden Girls" Actress Rue McClanahan Dies At 76

    "Golden Girls" Actress Rue McClanahan Dies At 76
    Rue McClanahan, known by many generations of fans as the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux on the "Golden Girls," has died, her manager announced Thursday. According to Barbara Lawrence, McClanahan died early Thursday at 1 a.m. of a...
  • Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Dies

    Golden Girl Rue McClanahan Dies
    Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress whobrought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux tolife on the hit TV series "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 76. Her manager, Barbara Lawrence, said McClanahan died Thursday at1 a.m. at New...