Actress Rue McClanahan smiles for the camera while at the TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 8, 2008. McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series "The Golden Girls," died Thursday, June 3, 2010. She was 76.
Clockwise from left, "The Golden Girls" cast members Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White and Estelle Getty pose for a photo. McClanahan died on June 3, 2010 after suffering a stroke. She was 76. Arthur died in 2009 after battling cancer, and Getty died in 2008.