Last Updated: August 16, 2023
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$2 Million
Date of Birth:
Jul 23, 1945 (78 years old)
Place of Birth:
Kansas City
Actor, Voice Actor, Journalist, Radio producer
United States of America
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What is Edie McClurg's Net Worth?

Edie McClurg is an American comedian, actress, singer, and voice actress who has a net worth of $2 million. Edie McClurg is known for her roles in such films as "Carrie," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark," and "Mr. Mom." She has also done extensive voice-acting for animated films and series, with credits including "The Little Mermaid," "A Bug's Life," and the "Cars" franchise. On television, McClurg had notable roles on the sitcoms "Small Wonder" and "The Hogan Family."

Early Life and Education

Edie McClurg was born on July 23, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri to Federal Aviation Administration secretary Irene and mailman Mac. She has an older brother named Bob who also acts. As a young adult, McClurg attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City, from which she earned her bachelor's degree. At the school, she served as a DJ, newswoman, and producer for KCUR-FM, an affiliate of NPR. McClurg went on to obtain her master's degree from Syracuse University.

Film Career

McClurg made her feature film debut in 1976, playing Helen Shyres in Brian De Palma's supernatural horror film "Carrie." She subsequently had small parts in a string of comedies in the early 80s, including "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie"; "Oh, God! Book II"; "Eating Raoul"; "Pandemonium"; and "Mr. Mom." McClurg also began what would become a prolific voice-acting career with her role as Miss Right in the animated film "The Secret of NIMH." She went on to give one of her most famous performances in the 1986 teen comedy "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," in which she played school secretary Grace. That same year, she appeared in "The Longshot" and "Back to School." McClurg closed out the decade with memorable parts in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," "She's Having a Baby," and "Elvira: Mistress of the Dark," as well as a voice role in Disney's "The Little Mermaid."

McClurg appeared in a variety of films in the 90s, including the comedy "Curly Sue"; the drama "A River Runs Through It"; the crime film "Natural Born Killers"; the fantasy comedy "Casper: A Spirited Beginning"; the science-fiction comedy "Flubber"; and the supernatural horror film "The Manor." Meanwhile, she lent her voice to the animated films "The Rugrats Movie" and "A Bug's Life." In the early 00s, McClurg appeared in "Hanging Up," "Meeting Daddy," "Van Wilder," "The Master of Disguise," "Now You Know," and "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star." Her credits since then have included "Breaking Dawn," "Fired Up!," "A Long Way Off," and "Theresa is a Mother." She has also voiced characters in the animated films "Home on the Range"; "Foodfight!"; "Wreck-It Ralph"; "Frozen"; "Zootopia"; and "Cars" and "Cars 2."

Edie McClurg

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Television Career

Since first appearing on television in the 70s on the variety show "Tony Orlando and Dawn," McClurg has been prolific on the small screen. Early on, she made appearances on such series as "The Kallikaks," "The Richard Pryor Show," and "WKRP in Cincinnati." In the early 80s, McClurg was in episodes of "Harper Valley PTA," "The Incredible Hulk," "Alice," "Madame's Place," and "The Jeffersons," among other shows. She subsequent had guest roles on such programs as "Moonlighting," "Together We Stand," and "Mr. Belvedere." McClurg had one of her bigger roles from 1985 to 1987, playing the recurring character Bonnie Brindle on the science-fiction sitcom "Small Wonder." During this time, she began an even larger part on the sitcom "The Hogan Family," playing Mrs. Patty Poole. After that show ended in 1991, McClurg made guest appearances on "The Golden Girls," "Roseanne," "Drexell's Class," "Full House," and "Seinfeld." She appeared on numerous other series throughout the 90s, including "Monty"; "The Mommies"; "L.A. Law"; "Empty Nest"; "Picket Fences"; "Touched by an Angel"; "Melrose Place"; "Caroline in the City"; and "Mad About You." McClurg also had main voice role on the animated series "Life with Louie" and "Crashbox," and lent her voice to a plethora of other animated series such as "Tiny Toon Adventures," "Bobby's World," "The Addams Family," and "The Lionhearts."

McClurg began the new millennium with further voice-acting credits on "CatDog" and "Batman Beyond." She next lent her voice to "Clifford the Big Red Dog," "Stuart Little," "Rocket Power," "The Batman," and "Totally Spies!" In the mid-00s, McClurg voiced characters on "American Dragon: Jake Long," "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius," and "Higglytown Heroes." Later in the decade, she appeared in episodes of the sitcoms "Miss Guided" and "Hannah Montana." In 2011, McClurg made appearances on the sitcoms "Pair of Kings" and "Rules of Engagement" and the sketch comedy series "Portlandia." The following year, she was in an episode of "Desperate Housewives." McClurg's other credits have included episodes of "Two and a Half Men," "NCIS," and "Mike & Molly," plus voice roles of varying sizes on "The Life & Times of Tim," "Fish Hooks, ""TripTank," "Regular Show," and "Transformers: Robots in Disguise."

Personal Life

McClurg is unmarried, and lives with dementia. In 2022, her conservator Angelique Cabral filed for a protective order against a man who allegedly insinuated himself into McClurg's life and attempted to marry her. The man was also accused of sexually assaulting one of the actress's caregivers.

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