Tony Awards: Rue McClanahan's name misspelled in memorial montage
The montage had her name in all caps as "RUE MCLANAHAN." Sorry, Tony Awards. There's an extra "c" in there. McClanahan never got a Tony nomination for her Broadway work but she did win a Best Actress Obie for her off-Broadway work in "Who's Happy Now" in 1969.
We wonder if they'll fix the misspelling for the West Coast broadcast...
Other notable stars shown in the montage were siblings Lynn and Corin Redgrave, who died within weeks of each other in April and May of 2010. Lynn was a three-time Tony nominee (for "Mrs. Warren's Profession," "Shakespeare for My Father" and "The Constant Wife.") though she never won. Corin had one Tony nomination to his name (for "Not About Nightingales").
Finally, "Designing Women" star Dixie Carter was also included but the Tony nomination was always elusive for her in her time on the Great White Way.
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