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Edie McClurg BIography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Edith Marie McClurg abbreviated as Edie McClurg is an American well-known actress and comedian. As an alumna of The Groundings, she has played supporting roles in the films; Carrie (1976), Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), and Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), and bit parts in Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980), Mr. Mom (1983), Back to School (1986), Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987), A River Runs Through It (1992), Natural Born Killers (1994), and Flubber (1997).
On television, she performed regularly on The David Letterman, before playing Bonnie Bringle in Small Wonder (1985 to 1987) and Mrs. Patty Poole on The Hogan Family (1986 to 1991). As a one-off character, she has appeared in; Alice, Mr. Belvedere, The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Full House, Seinfeld, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Malcolm in the Middle, Hannah Montana, Crashbox, and Portlandia.
In addition to acting, she has voice acted in The Secret of NIMH (1982), The Little Mermaid (1989), A Bug’s Life (1998), the first two films of the Cars franchise (2006-2011), and Wreck-It Ralph (2012), as well as in Snorks (1984–1988), Life with Louie (1995–1998) and Violet Bleakman in Clifford the Big Red Dog
How Old Is Edie McClurg?
She is 77 years old as of August 2022, having been born on July 23, 1945, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Edie shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; David Dobrik, Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Wesley, Jess Conte, Katie LeBlanc, and many more.
Edie McClurg Family
Edie McClurg’s Parents
She was born to Mac McClurg (Father) a mailman and Irene McClurg (Mother) an FAA secretary.
Edie McClurg Siblings
She has an elder brother by the name of Bob McClurg, an American actor.
Edie McClurg Education
She received her education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Later, she earned a master’s degree from Syracuse University.
Edie McClurg Marital Status
On her love life matters, she is seen as a person who hates drama and loves her privacy. She has managed to keep her marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Edie McClurg Kids
There is no news on the internet showing whether she has kids or not.
Edie McClurg Career
Her onscreen debut was in 1976 as Helen Shyres in Brian De Palma’s horror film Carrie starring Sissy Spacek. From 1976 to 1977, she was a comedy regular on the Tony Orlando and Dawn variety show and then a cast member of The Kallikaks and The Richard Pryor Show. In 1980, she performed regularly as Mrs. Marv Mendenhall on The David Letterman Show. Having been a member of San Francisco’s improv comedy the Pitcshel Players, she moved to Los Angeles and joined the Groundings.
Therefore, she worked with fellow Grounding player, Paul Reubens on his first play. The Pee-wee Herman Show in which she appeared as “Hermit Hattie” in 1981. In 1988, she appeared in the film Elvira: Mistress of the Dark with fellow Groundling player Cassandra Peterson, who appeared as her alter ego Elvira. Edie has appeared in almost 90 films and 55 television episodes, usually typecast as a middle-aged, somewhat stubborn, and dim-witted Midwesterner.
Moreover, she is known for a number of roles including; Mrs. Burns in A River Runs Through It. Grace in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Lucille Tarlek on WKRP in Cincinnati, and Lynn in She’s Having a Baby. Willamae Jones in the television remake of Harper Valley PTA, Mrs. Patty Poole on The Hogan Family (originally “Valerie”), Bonnie Brindle on Small Wonder, Marge Sweetwater in Back to School, the car rental agent in Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Mrs. Violet Bleakman on Clifford the Big Red Dog, and Mrs. Beeker on 7th Heaven. Next, she guest starred as Barri’s mother in an episode of Campus Ladies.
In the Faerie Tale Theatre production, she portrayed one of the wicked stepsisters in the production of “Cinderella”. She went on to appear on several game shows including Match Game, The $25,000 Pyramid, Password Plus, and Super Password. Next, she contributed assorted voices for The Jetsons, The Snorks, Life with Louie, and A Bug’s Life. Justin and the Knights of Valour, Cars, and Cars 2. In addition to acting, she has voiced Carlotta in The Little Mermaid, Mary in Wreck-It Ralph, Molly in Home on the Range, and Miss Right in The Secret of NIMH.
The Dragon in the Nightmare Ned video game, Barsa in Kiki’s Delivery Service, Fran on Higglytown Heroes, Mrs. Claus in Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn’t Happen. Grandma Taters in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Violet Stimpleton in Rocket Power, Bea’s mother in Fish Hooks. Winnie Pig in Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation, Bobby’s teacher in Bobby’s World, and Trudi Traveler in an episode of Wander Over Yonder.
She then portrayed a nurse nicknamed “Angle of Death” in an episode of The Golden Girls. And also appeared as Cindy Merriweather in an episode of Hannah Montana. She then made an appearance on Thank God You’re Here on April 9, 2007. In 2011, she appeared in an episode of the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement. Next, she made a cameo in the Family Guy episode “Holly Bibble” in 2020, in a spoof of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
Edie McClurg Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 8inches (1.73m) and a weight of 80kg (176lbs).
Edie McClurg Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of $6 million.