Edie McClurg

Edie McClurg

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 23-07-1951
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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  • Popularity: 7.31
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Edie McClurg (born July 23, 1951) is an American actress, voice actress, stand-up comedian, and opera singer. She has performed in nearly 90 films and 55 television episodes, often portraying characters with a cheery Midwestern accent. McClurg was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri on July 23, 1951, to Mac, a mailman, and Irene McClurg, an FAA secretary. She has an older brother, Bob, who is also an actor. McClurg attended the University of Missouri–Kansas City in the mid-1960s, where she also taught radio for eight years. She earned a master's degree from Syracuse University. McClurg's onscreen debut was in the 1976 Brian De Palma horror film "Carrie" as Helen Shyres, one of Carrie's classmates. The following year, she was a member of the cast of "The Richard Pryor Show". In 1980, she was a regular performer on "The David Letterman Show" in the persona of Mrs. Marv Mendenhall. She also had a role in "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark", in which she plays the Town Council President Chastity Pariah. She also had a minor role in "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie". Having been a member of San Francisco's improv comedy the Pitcshel Players, she moved to Los Angeles and joined the Groundlings troupe. She worked with fellow Groundling player [[Paul Reubens]] on his first play "The Pee-wee Herman Show", in which she appeared in 1981 as "Hermit Hattie". McClurg has appeared in almost 90 films and 55 television episodes, usually typecast as a middle-aged, somewhat stubborn, and dim-witted Midwesterner. McClurg 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", 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". She guest starred as Barri's mother in an episode of "Campus Ladies". She portrayed one of the wicked stepsisters in the Faerie Tale Theatre production "Cinderella." McClurg appeared on several game shows, including "Match Game", "The $25,000 Pyramid", "Password Plus", and "Super Password". McClurg contributed assorted voices for "The Jetsons", "The Snorks", "Life with Louie", "A Bug's Life", "Justin & the Knights of Valour", "Cars" and "Cars 2". She voiced Carlotta in "The Little Mermaid", Mary in "Wreck-It Ralph", Molly in "Home on the Range", 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", Aunt Ruth in "Bobby's World" and Trudi Traveler in an episode of "Wander Over Yonder". Continuing her passion for performing improvised comedy, McClurg is a player with Spolin Players.

Year Movie Character
2015 Theresa Is a Mother as Cloris McDermott
1994 Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman as Ora Anderson (Mom) (voice)
2019 The Little Mermaid Live! as Carlotta (voice)
1998 Ted as Mother
2022 Eyes Upon Waking as Nurse Jane
1983 Bill: On His Own as Angela
2014 The Gift as Old Lady
2014 A Long Way Off
2004 To Kill a Mockumentary as Estelle
2012 Cooking Up Raoul as Self
1988 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark as Chastity Pariah
2006 Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen as Mrs. Claus (voice)
1983 The Paragon of Comedy
1992 A River Runs Through It as Mrs. Burns
2004 Breaking Dawn as Nurse Olivia
1993 Airborne as Aunt Irene
2010 Holyman Undercover as Martha
1984 Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers as The Queen
2002 Changing Hearts as Nurse Rollins
1981 The Pee-wee Herman Show as Hermit Hattie
1985 The History of White People in America as Housewife
2005 Everything You Want as Mary Louise Morrison
1995 Under the Hula Moon as Dolly
1996 Inhumanoid as Dr. Marianne Snow
1977 The Complete Richard Pryor Roast
1994 Natural Born Killers as Mallory's Mom
2002 The Master of Disguise as Mother Disguisey
2012 Wreck-It Ralph as Mary (voice)
2007 Country Remedy as Maggie Perkins
1977 Cracking Up
2000 Meeting Daddy as Dot
1991 Curly Sue as Secretary
1985 Cinderella as Bertha
2013 Curious George Swings Into Spring as Lydia/Mum/Lady
1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off as Grace
1997 Flubber as Martha George
1986 The Longshot as Donna
1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery as Miranda Hoggendobber
1998 Holy Man as Laundry Lady #2
1990 Menu for Murder as Patsy Webber
1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation as Winnie Pig (voice)
1989 The Little Mermaid as Carlotta (voice)
2006 Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! as Peggy Jones / Sea Salt Sally (voice)
1994 Tiny Toons Spring Break Special as Winnie Pig (voice)
1988 Dance 'Til Dawn as Ruth Strull
2013 Frozen as Gerda (voice)
2000 Hanging Up as Esther
2003 Air Bud: Spikes Back as Gram Gram
1992 Ring of the Musketeers as Temp Agency Agent
2003 Fish Without a Bicycle as Greta
1993 Stepmonster
2000 The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea as Carlotta (voice)
1999 Can't Stop Dancing as Beverly McGuire
1986 Back to School as Marge Sweetwater
1988 She's Having a Baby as Lynn
1987 Planes, Trains and Automobiles as Car Rental Agent
2004 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas as Santa's Workshop Announcer (voice)
1982 Eating Raoul as Susan
2012 Foodfight! as Mrs. Butterworth (voice)
1998 A Bug's Life as Dr. Flora (voice)
1980 Oh, God! Book II as Secretary
1977 Once Upon a Brothers Grimm as Esmeralda
1982 Pandemonium as Blue's Mom
1982 Working as Switchboard Operator
1976 Carrie as Helen Shyres
1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning as Librarian
1998 The Rugrats Movie as Nurse (voice)
2002 Now You Know as Pat
2004 Home on the Range as Additional Voices (voice)
2006 Cars as Minny (voice)
1980 Cheech & Chong's Next Movie as Gloria's Mom
2011 Cars 2 as Minny (voice)
2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star as Mrs. Gertrude
2002 National Lampoon's Van Wilder as Campus Tour Guide
1981 The Pee-wee Herman Show
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2005 American Dragon: Jake Long (2 episode)
1981 Harper Valley (31 episode) as Willamae Jones
1999 Providence (1 episode) as Meryl Ridley
1985 The Golden Girls (1 episode) as Nurse DeFarge
1975 The Jeffersons (3 episode)
2000 Malcolm in the Middle (1 episode) as Julie
2004 The Batman (1 episode) as Mrs. Brown (voice)
1986 The Hogan Family (100 episode) as Mrs. Patty Poole
2005 Fat Actress (1 episode)
1988 Roseanne (1 episode)
1988 Empty Nest (1 episode)
1990 TaleSpin (1 episode) as Mrs. Vandersnoot (voice)
1977 The Richard Pryor Show (5 episode)
1997 Cow and Chicken (1 episode)
1995 Life with Louie (39 episode)
1984 Snorks (108 episode) as Ms. Seabottom/ Mrs. Seaworthy
1987 Full House (1 episode)
1996 7th Heaven (6 episode) as Mrs. Beeker
1999 Crashbox (52 episode)
1991 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1 episode)
2000 The Kids from Room 402 (50 episode)
1992 The Addams Family (39 episode)
1997 Perversions of Science (1 episode)
1985 Mr. Belvedere (1 episode)
1996 Nash Bridges (1 episode)
1976 Alice (1 episode)
1992 Mad About You (1 episode)
1999 Batman Beyond (1 episode) as Ms. Martel (voice)
2004 Higglytown Heroes (57 episode)
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode) as Cille Vonzel
1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (3 episode) as Lucille Tarlek
1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (1 episode)
1985 Moonlighting (1 episode)
2002 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2 episode) as Grandma Taters (voice)
1992 Melrose Place (3 episode)
1986 The Hogan Family (3 episode)
1991 Drexell's Class (18 episode)
1994 Monty (1 episode)
2003 Celebrities Uncensored (1 episode) as Self
1990 Gravedale High (13 episode)
1980 The Big Show (11 episode) as Self
1982 No Soap, Radio (5 episode)
1977 The Kallikaks (5 episode)
1998 Maggie Winters (1 episode)
1995 Night Stand with Dick Dietrick (1 episode)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2 episode) as Madge
2003 Two and a Half Men (1 episode) as Helen
1985 Small Wonder (24 episode) as Bonnie Brindle
2008 Miss Guided (1 episode) as Mrs. Pool
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1 episode) as Maw Maw
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Bertha
2006 Hannah Montana (1 episode) as Cindy Merriwether
1999 Family Guy (1 episode) as Edie McClurg (voice)
2007 Rules of Engagement (1 episode) as Silvia
2010 Pair of Kings (1 episode) as June
1989 Seinfeld (1 episode) as Mrs. Oliver
2018 All works are good (1 episode) as Movie excerpt (archiveFootage)
1991 Dinosaurs (1 episode) as Shopper (voice)
2009 Titan Maximum (1 episode) as Gammy (voice)
2008 The Life & Times of Tim (1 episode) as Helen (voice)
2010 Regular Show (2 episode) as Monique Sorrenstein (voice)
1982 Madame's Place (5 episode) as Solaria

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