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Edie McClurg

Edie McClurg at the 34th Annual Annie Awards.
Born July 23, 1951 (1951-07-23) (age 55)
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Notable roles Grace in Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Edie McClurg (born July 23, 1951, in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American actress. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 399 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (401 × 602 pixel, file size: 38 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The permission for use of this work has been archived in the Wikimedia OTRS system. ... Wikinews has news related to: Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out Cars director John Lasseter on the red carpet at the 34th Annual Annie Awards. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St Louis Metro[1] Area  Ranked 21st  - Total 69,709 sq mi (180,693 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 300 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Ferris Buellers Day Off is a 1986 comedy film written and directed by John Hughes. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...

McClurg is known for a number of roles, including Principal Rooney's incompetent secretary Grace in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Lucille Tarlek on WKRP in Cincinnati, next-door neighbor Patti Poole on The Hogan Family, next-door neighbor Bonnie Brindle on Small Wonder, the car-rental agent whom Steve Martin berates in Planes, Trains & Automobiles, and as Mrs. Beeker on the long-running family drama 7th Heaven. Ferris Buellers Day Off is a 1986 comedy film written and directed by John Hughes. ... WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982) was an American situation comedy that featured the misadventures of the staff of a struggling radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The Hogan Family was an American television situation comedy that aired from March 1, 1986 to July 20, 1991. ... Small wonder could refer to: Small Wonder (TV series), a mid 80s TV series Small Wonder (webcomic), a webcomic published by Viper Comics Small Wonder: Essays, a book by Barbara Kingsolver. ... For the football player of the same name see Steve Martin (football player). ... Planes, Trains & Automobiles is an American comedy movie produced by Paramount Pictures in 1987. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

McClurg began her career with a role in the 1976 Brian De Palma directed, Stephen King penned horror film Carrie and can be seen in nearly 90 movies and 55 TV episodes, usually typecast as a middle-aged, somewhat stubborn and dimwitted Midwesterner. She appeared as one of the wicked stepsisters in the Faerie Tale Theatre production of Cinderella. She began her career doing additional voices for The Jetsons and was recently in the animated film Cars, providing the voice for Minny. Brian De Palma (born James Giacinto DePalma on September 11, 1940 in Newark, New Jersey) is a prolific, and controversial American film director. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... Carrie is a 1976 American horror film directed by Brian De Palma based on the novel by Stephen King, with a screenplay written by Lawrence D. Cohen. ... For other meanings, see typecasting. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Cinderella is the 20th episode of the television anthology Faerie Tale Theatre. ... The Jetsons was a prime-time animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, and aired on Sunday nights on ABC from September 23, 1962 to March 3, 1963. ... This article contains a plot summary that is overly long. ...

She can now be heard as the voice of Fran the squirrel on Higglytown Heroes on The Disney Channel and as Mrs. Claus in Holidaze: The Christmas that Almost Didn't Happen. McClurg guest starred as Barri's mother in a January 2007 episode of Campus Ladies. Higglytown Heroes is a childrens television series currently airing on the Playhouse Disney portion of the Disney Channel, or, on some cable networks, the Playhouse Disney channel. ... For the Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel around the world. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: Crystal ball, user has created future months and dates before, and been told not to (See User Talk:Jose and Ricardo). ... Campus Ladies is an American sitcom that premiered on Oxygen on January 8, 2006. ...

She is also known for her appearances on Match Game. The Match Game was an American television game show, most often hosted by Gene Rayburn. ...

One of her best known on-screen moments is her two word reply to Steve Martin's ranting monologue in Planes, Trains & Automobiles.

On April 9, 2007 she made an appearance on the NBC show, Thank God You're Here. NBC (a former acronym for National Broadcasting Company) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Thank God Youre Here is a partially improvised comedy television program based on the Australian TV show of the same name and broadcast by NBC. The show is hosted by David Alan Grier and presided over by judge Dave Foley. ...

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In 1773 McClurg returned to Virginia and served as a surgeon in the state militia during the Revolution.
James McClurg's reputation continued to grow, and he was regarded as one of the most eminent physicians in Virginia.
In Philadelphia McClurg advocated a life tenure for the President and argued for the ability of the federal government to override state laws.
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Edie has a Master of Science from Syracuse and taught radio at the University of Missouri-Kansas City for eight years.
In the late 80's Edie studied with the Mother-Creator of all Improv Comedy, Viola Spolin and continues to improvise satiric comedy with the Second City Alumni at the Arcadia Restaurant on the Santa Monica Pier most Wednesday nights.
Edie studies acting with Milton Katselas and through this work she has written and performed a one woman show "Whirly June: A Midwestern Woman".
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