Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dead at 76

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McClanahan suffered a massive stroke and died early Thursday morning, according to People. Her death makes Betty White the last surviving member of the famed TV quartet.

McClanahan is best known for playing Blanche Deveraux during Golden Girls‘ seven-year run. Her death follows some recent health problems, including a triple-bypass surgery and a minor stroke suffered in January.

Golden Girls‘ co-star Beatrice Arthur died last year; Estelle Getty passed away in 2008. White, 88, recently hosted Saturday Night Live and is enjoying a late-life resurgence, powered in part by legions of Internet fans.

For TIME TV critic James Poniewozik’s appreciation on McClanahan, click here.

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