Rue McClanahan (1934–2010)

Actress | Soundtrack | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Golden Girls (1985-1992) | Starship Troopers (1997) | Maude (1972-1978)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Patti Leigh | Patty Leigh | Rhue McClanahan
NICKNAME  
Ruesy
BORN 
Feb 21, 1934 (died Jun 3, 2010)
HEIGHT 
5' 3" (1.60m)

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Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (97 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Meet the BrownsMeet the Browns (TV Series) Lorraine (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Lois McIntyre (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Generation GapGeneration Gap (TV Movie) Kay  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Sordid Lives: The SeriesSordid Lives: The Series (TV Series) Peggy Ingram (13 episodes, 2008), Performer ("Will The Circle Be Unbroken") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 13
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  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Bunny (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Back to You and MeBack to You and Me (TV Movie) Helen Ludwick  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Hope & FaithHope & Faith (TV Series) Sylvia (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for WonderfallsWonderfalls (TV Series) Millie Marcus (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for WhoopiWhoopi (TV Series) Marian (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Miracle DogsMiracle Dogs (TV Movie) Katherine Mannion  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Stage on Screen: The WomenStage on Screen: The Women (TV Movie) Countess DeLage  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Lila Winslow / Amelia Bowthorpe Archibald (3 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–2001 3
  • Primary photo for The LotThe Lot (TV Series) Priscilla Tremaine (1999)  Less 1999–2001
  • Primary photo for The Moving of Sophia MylesThe Moving of Sophia Myles (TV Movie) Mary-Margaret  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Ladies ManLadies Man (TV Series) Aunt Lou (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for Safe HarborSafe Harbor (TV Series) Grandma Loring (11 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 11
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  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Aunt Fanny (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Another WorldAnother World (TV Series) Caroline Johnson (1970-1971)  Less 1964–1999
  • Primary photo for Love Boat: The Next WaveLove Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) Abigail Jordan (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Verity Chandler (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Nunsense JamboreeNunsense Jamboree (TV Movie) Mother Superior  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Annabelle's WishAnnabelle's Wish (TV Movie) Scarlett (voice)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Virginia Redfield (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Mama Miller (May 12, 1997) Virginia Redfield  Less
  • Primary photo for Promised LandPromised Land (TV Series) Valerie Carter (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for DadsDads (TV Short) Dr. Neuhauser  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Remember WENNRemember WENN (TV Series) Dusty Foxx (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Innocent VictimsInnocent Victims (TV Movie) Marylou Hennis  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Holiday to RememberA Holiday to Remember (TV Movie) Miz Leona (Clay's Aunt)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Spider-ManSpider-Man (TV Series) Anastasia Hardy (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The MommiesThe Mommies (TV Series) Amanda Kellogg (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Blackbird HallBlackbird Hall (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell StoryA Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story (TV Movie) Grandma Stephens  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Jinxy Duke (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Days Like ThisDays Like This (TV Movie) Glenda  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Nunsense 2: The SequelNunsense 2: The Sequel (TV Movie) Rev. Mother Superior Sister Mary Regina  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Boy Meets WorldBoy Meets World (TV Series) Bernice Matthews (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Message from NamMessage from Nam (TV Movie) Beatrice Andrews  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Golden PalaceThe Golden Palace (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (24 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–1993 24
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  • Primary photo for Mother of the BrideMother of the Bride (TV Movie) Margaret Becker Hix, Co-Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for NunsenseNunsense (TV Movie) Rev. Mother Mary Regina  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (177 episodes, 1985), Performer ("Put on a Happy Face") (1 episode, 1991), Performer ("Miami") (1 episode, 1986), Performer ("I Wanna Be Loved By You") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1985–1992 177
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  • Primary photo for NursesNurses (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Baby of the BrideBaby of the Bride (TV Movie) Margaret Hix, Co-Executive Producer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Dreamer of OzThe Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie) Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for To My DaughterTo My Daughter (TV Movie) Laura Carlson  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Children of the BrideChildren of the Bride (TV Movie) Margret Becker  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for After the ShockAfter the Shock (TV Movie) Sherra Cox  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Blanche Devereaux  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for American Playwrights Theater: The One-ActsAmerican Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series) Miss Moray (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Wickedest WitchThe Wickedest Witch (TV Movie) Avarissa  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Nightmare ClassicsNightmare Classics (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The Man in the Brown SuitThe Man in the Brown Suit (TV Movie) Suzy Blair  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Take My Daughters, PleaseTake My Daughters, Please (TV Movie) Lilah Page  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Empty NestEmpty Nest (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for LiberaceLiberace (TV Movie) Frances Liberace  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Little Match GirlThe Little Match Girl (TV Movie) Frances Dutton  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for PicnicPicnic (TV Movie) Flo Owens  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Miriam Radford (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Charles in ChargeCharles in Charge (TV Series) Irene Pembroke (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 2
  • Primary photo for Crazy Like a FoxCrazy Like a Fox (TV Series) Angie (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Cover UpCover Up (TV Series) Mattie Bemstein (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Cheryl Enicker / Laura Thornton Hayes / Doris Simpson / Mary Hubble / April Dunlevy (6 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1984 6
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  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Mother Goose (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Gimme a Break!Gimme a Break! (TV Series) Katrina / Marian (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1984 2
  • Primary photo for Mama's FamilyMama's Family (TV Series) Aunt Fran Crowley (24 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983–1984 24
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  • Primary photo for Small & FryeSmall & Frye (TV Series) Miss Parsifal (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Fortune Teller (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for NewhartNewhart (TV Series) Eleanor Smathers (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Gertie / Margaret Fielding (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Trapper John, M.D.Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) Mary Renquist (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Day the Bubble BurstThe Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie) Barbara Arvey  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for DarkroomDarkroom (TV Series) Mrs. Louise Michaelson (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • Daisies (Dec 25, 1981) Mrs. Louise Michaelson  Less
  • Primary photo for And They All Lived Happily AfterAnd They All Lived Happily After (TV Movie) Liz Wescott  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Word of HonorWord of Honor (TV Movie) Maggie McNeill  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for GridlockGridlock (TV Movie) Adele Sherman  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Here's BoomerHere's Boomer (TV Series) Thelma (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Lou GrantLou Grant (TV Series) Maggie McKenna (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Guns (Mar 17, 1980) Maggie McKenna  Less
  • Primary photo for Love of LifeLove of Life (TV Series) Mrs. Braylee (1971)  Less 1951–1980
  • Primary photo for TopperTopper (TV Movie) Clara Topper  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Mother and Me, M.D.Mother and Me, M.D. (TV Movie) Lil Brenner  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for SupertrainSupertrain (TV Series) Janet (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for $weepstake$$weepstake$ (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for RainbowRainbow (TV Movie) Ida Koverman  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Apple PieApple Pie (TV Series) Ginger-Nell Hollyhock (8 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 8
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  • Primary photo for Grandpa Goes to WashingtonGrandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series) Grace (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air ForceSergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force (TV Movie) Mat's Mother  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for MaudeMaude (TV Series) Vivian Cavender Harmon / Vivian Cavender (101 episodes, 1972), Performer ("America, I Love You") (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1972–1978 101
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  • Primary photo for Having Babies IIIHaving Babies III (TV Movie) Gloria Miles  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Mary Margaret / Linda (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977 2
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Josey Finn / Cora / Faye Precious (3 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1975 3
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Gloria (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The ABC Afternoon PlaybreakThe ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series) Carol Babcock (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Where the Heart IsWhere the Heart Is (TV Series) Margaret Jardin #2 (1971-1972)  Less 1969–1973
  • Primary photo for All in the FamilyAll in the Family (TV Series) Ruth Rempley (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Waitress (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The AquanautsThe Aquanauts (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
Self (86 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2017
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  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Piers Morgan TonightPiers Morgan Tonight (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden GirlBetty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Herself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Betty White (Sep 28, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for GazeGaze Herself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $100K
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Memòries de la teleMemòries de la tele (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 3, 2007) Blanche Devereaux (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Blanche Devereaux (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 16, 2006) Blanche Devereaux (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime50 Most Wicked Women of Primetime (TV Movie) Blanche Devereaux - The Golden Girls (archive footage)  Less 2004 $500K
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995

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