|Rue was married six times. She married to her last husband in 1997.|
She only had one child (with first husband, Tom Bish).
|Rue was a breast-cancer survivor & did a lecture tour called "Aging Gracefully" for breast-cancer support groups.|
|Was a Kappa Alpha Theta sister for the University of Tulsa.|
|Appeared as her trade mark character, Blanche Devereaux, on four television series: Golden Girls, Empty Nest, Nurses and Golden Palace.|
|She lived a vegan lifestyle and like her Golden Girls co-star, was a firm believer in animal rights.|
|Released a book in 2007, My First Five Husbands...And the Ones Who Got Away.|
|Rue was originally chosen to play the part of Rose Nylund on Golden Girls, however the production team felt that she was better suited for the part of Blanche Devereaux.|