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She had undergone treatment for breast cancer in 1997 and later lectured to cancer support groups on "aging gracefully." Lawrence added that at the time of her death, the actress "had her family with her.
She went in peace."Mc Clanahan had an active career in off-Broadway and regional stages in the 1960s before she was tapped for TV in the 1970s for the key best-friend character on the hit series "Maude," starring Beatrice Arthur.
Rue is not a carbon copy of anyone." Married six times, her first two were both to struggling actors. Her third marriage to "Walter Mitty" co-star, Peter De Maio, was more of a battle than a union.
She married and divorced five times before marrying Morrow Wilson in 1997.
The couple remained married until her death in 2010.
"It hurts more than I even thought it would, if that's even possible."Mc Clanahan snagged an Emmy for her work on the show in 1987.
In an Associated Press interview that year, Mc Clanahan said Blanche was unlike any other role she had ever played."Probably the closest I've ever done was Blanche Du Bois in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' at the Pasadena Playhouse," she said.