'Golden Girl' Rue McClanahan dies

Rue McClanahan, of the "Golden Girls" accepts the pop culture award at the TV Land Awards on Sunday June 8, 2008 in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

June 3, 2010 9:52:18 AM PDT
Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 76.