Rue McClanahan

Born Feb 21, 1934
  • Actor, Comedian, Author
Net Worth
$5 Million
Rue McClanahan was an American actress, best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude, Fran Crowley on Mama's Family, and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls, for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1987.
Rue McClanahan

Rue McClanahan Stats


: Eddi Rue McClanahan, Rhue McClanahan, Patty Leigh, Eddi-Rue McClanahan, Patti Leigh, Ruesy


: Actor, Comedian, Author


: 5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)


: Irish American | Choctaw


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: February 21, 1934

Place of Birth

: Healdton

Date of Death

: June 3, 2010

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Stroke | Bleeding | Cerebral hemorrhage

Rue McClanahan Film Roles

  1. Out to Sea
    Ellen Carruthers
  2. Walk the Angry Beach
  3. The Fighting Temptations
    Nancy Stringer
  4. Five Minutes to Love
    Sally 'Poochie'
    Five Minutes to Love
  5. The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story
    Matilda Electra Joslyn Gage
    The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story
  6. Some of My Best Friends Are...
    Lita Joyce
  7. Rainbow
    Ida Koverman
  8. Hogan's Goat
    Josey Finn
  9. The Moving of Sophia Myles
    The Moving of Sophia Myles
  10. Mother of the Bride
    Margaret Becker Hix

Rue McClanahan Film Appearances

  1. A Different Approach

Rue McClanahan TV Starring Roles

  1. The Golden Palace
    Blanche Devereaux
  2. The Golden Girls
    Blanche Devereaux
  3. Maude
    Vivian Harmon
  4. Sordid Lives: The Series
    Peggy Ingram
  5. Another World
    Caroline Johnson
  6. Apple Pie
    Ginger-Nell Hollyhock
  7. Where the Heart Is
    Margaret Jardin #2
  8. Safe Harbor
    Grandma Loring
  9. The Lot

Rue McClanahan TV Guest Roles

  1. Barrel Bear
  2. Private Eye
  3. Manny
    Amelia Bowthorpe Archibald
  4. Avril Lavigne; Rue McClanahan; Ann Pleshette Murphy;
  5. The Way We Thought We Were
  6. Turn of the Century Fox
  7. Guns
    Maggie McKenna
  8. Craig Ferguson, Rue McClanahan, guest co-host Aisha Tyler
  9. Big, Bad Mel
  10. Illegitimate
    Lois McIntyre