Rue McClanahan

  1. Betty White, The Golden Girls, TV, 1985-1992.     Rue was to be Rose until she switched roles with Betty – and became the sexpot   Blanche. “We didn’t want to be  typecast.”  Rue had been Vivian, as introverted as Rose Nyland, on Maude, 1972. – the titular role was played by Beatrice Arthur, aka  Dorothy, the head golden girl.

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