Rue McClanahan

Actor · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 72
Eddi-Rue McClanahan was an American actress and comedian best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude (1972–78), Aunt Fran Crowley on Mama's Family (1983–84), and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls (1985–92), for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1987.

Eddi-Rue McClanahan was an American actress and comedian best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude (1972–78), Aunt Fran Crowley on Mama's Family (1983–84), and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls (1985–92), for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1987.

Birth Name

Eddi-Rue McClanahan

Born

Wednesday, 21 February 1934

Died

Thursday, 03 June 2010

Actress Filmography

Betty White: Pure Gold Self 2022
Forever Golden! A Celebration of the Golden Girls Blanche Devereaux 2021
History of the Sitcom Blanche Devereaux 2021
Spaceship Earth Self 2020
You Don't Nomi Self 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Gaze Herself (archive footage) / Self 2010
Meet the Browns Lorraine 2009
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Betty White: Pure Gold Self 2022
Forever Golden! A Celebration of the Golden Girls Blanche Devereaux 2021
History of the Sitcom Blanche Devereaux 2021
Spaceship Earth Self 2020
You Don't Nomi Self 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Self 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Gaze Herself (archive footage) / Self 2010
Meet the Browns Lorraine 2009
Generation Gap Kay 2008
Celebrity Ghost Stories Herself 2008
Sordid Lives: The Series Peggy Ingram 2008
TV Land Confidential Self - Interviewee 2005
Back to You and Me Helen Ludwick 2005
The Tony Danza Show Self 2004
TV Land's Top Ten Self 2004
Wonderfalls Millie Marcus 2004
Hope & Faith Sylvia 2003
The Fighting Temptations Nancy Stringer 2003
Whoopi Marian 2003
Miracle Dogs Katherine Mannion 2003
Nuncrackers Reverend Mother 2001
Safe Harbor Grandma Loring 1999
Ladies Man Aunt Lou 1999
Rusty: A Dog's Tale Edna Callahan 1998
Love Boat: The Next Wave Abigail Jordan 1998
Nunsense Jamboree Mother Superior 1998
Starship Troopers Biology Teacher 1997
Annabelle's Wish Scarlett (voice) / Scarlett 1997
The Wonderful World of Disney Aunt Fanny 1997
This World, Then the Fireworks Mom Lakewood 1997
Out to Sea Mrs. Ellen Carruthers 1997
Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula Self 1997
King of the Hill Bunny 1997
Dear God Mom Turner 1996
Promised Land Valerie Carter 1996
Remember WENN Dusty Foxx 1996
Innocent Victims Marylou Hennis 1996
A Holiday to Remember Miz Leona / Clay's Aunt / Miz Leona (Clay's Aunt) 1995
Spider-Man: The Animated Series Anastasia Hardy 1994
Touched by an Angel Lila Winslow, Amelia Bowthorpe Archibald 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self 1994
A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story Grandma Stephens 1994
Burke's Law Jinxy Duke 1994
Nunsense 2: The Sequel Rev. Mother Superior Sister Mary Regina 1994
Message from Nam Beatrice Andrews 1993
Boy Meets World Bernice Matthews 1993
The Mommies Amanda Kellogg 1993
The John Larroquette Show Rue McClanahan 1993
John & Leeza from Hollywood Self 1993
Mother of the Bride Margaret Becker Hix 1993
Nunsense Rev. Mother Mary Regina 1993
The Golden Palace Blanche Devereaux 1992
Vicki! Self 1992
Baby of the Bride Margaret Hix / Margaret Becker Hix 1991
Dame Edna's Hollywood Self 1991
Nurses Blanche Devereaux 1991
One on One with John Tesh Self 1991
Children of the Bride Margret Becker / Margaret Becker 1990
Law & Order Lois McIntyre 1990
After the Shock Sherra Cox 1990
The Earth Day Special Blanche Devereaux 1990
Modern Love Mrs. Evelyn Parker 1990
Help Save Planet Earth Self 1990
American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts Miss Moray 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Self 1989
The Man in the Brown Suit Suzy Blair 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself 1989
Murphy Brown Virginia Redfield 1988
Empty Nest Blanche Devereaux 1988
Liberace Frances Liberace 1988
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self - Presenter 1988
The Little Match Girl Frances Dutton 1987
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration Self 1986
The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards Self - Accepting Award for Favourite New Comedy Program 1986
The Golden Girls Blanche Devereaux 1985
Crazy Like a Fox Angie 1984
Charles in Charge Irene Pembroke 1984
Murder, She Wrote Miriam Radford 1984
Cover Up Mattie Bemstein 1984
Small & Frye Miss Parsifal 1983
Mama's Family Frances Marie Crowley / Aunt Fran Crowley, Frances Marie Crowley 1983
Newhart Eleanor Smathers 1982
American Playhouse Fortune Teller 1982
Darkroom Mrs. Louise Michaelson 1981
Gimme a Break! Katrina, Marian 1981
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
Gridlock Adele Sherman 1980
Here's Boomer Thelma 1980
Topper Clara Topper 1979
Trapper John, M.D. Mary Renquist 1979
Supertrain Janet 1979
Rainbow Ida Koverman 1978
Everyday Self 1978
Apple Pie Ginger-Nell Hollyhock 1978
Grandpa Goes to Washington Grace 1978
Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force Mat's Mother 1978
Having Babies III Gloria Miles 1978
A Different Approach Self 1978
Lou Grant Maggie McKenna 1977
The Love Boat Mary Hubble, Shirley Enicker, April Dunlevy, Doris Simpson, Laura Thornton Hayes 1977
Fantasy Island Gertie Lawton, Margaret Fielding 1977
Alice Mother Goose 1976
Break the Bank Self 1976
Rhyme and Reason Self 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Blade Gail 1973
The ABC Afternoon Playbreak Carol Babcock 1972
Maude Vivian Harmon / Vivian Cavender Harmon, Vivian Harmon / Vivian, Vivian Harmon, Vivian Cavender Harmon / Vivian Harmon, Vivian, Vivian Cavender, Vivian Harmon / Vivian Cavender 1972
Some of My Best Friends Are... Lita Joyce 1971
They Might Be Giants Daisy Playfair / Daisy 1971
Columbo Verity Chandler 1971
The Pursuit of Happiness Mrs. O'Mara 1971
Great Performances Cora, Josey Finn 1971
All in the Family Ruth Rempley 1971
The People Next Door Della 1970
Where the Heart Is Margaret Jardin #2 1969
Mannix Gloria 1967
Angel's Flight Dolly 1965
How to Succeed with Girls Lorena 1964
Burke's Law Waitress 1963
Five Minutes to Love Sally 'Poochie' 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest, Herself 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Actress, Herself 1961
Five Minutes to Live Pamela 1961
Walk the Angry Beach Sandy 1961
The Magical World of Disney Herself 1954

Producer Filmography

1989 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1988 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1987 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Won
1986 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
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