Edie McClurg

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7/23/1951 , Kansas City,Missouri

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Edie McClurg is an actress and writer who was born on July 23, 1951, in Kansas City, Missouri. She began performing with the Kansas City Rhythm Kids when she was five years old. Edie has a master's degree and taught radio at the University of Missouri/Kansas City before becoming an actress. Edie's first film role was as Helen in the 1976 film "Carrie." She is known for her roles in the 1986 film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and the 1994 film "Natural Born Killers." Edie lended her voice to the 1989 animation film "The Little Mermaid." She has appeared in several television series, including "Columbo," "Caroline in the City," "Malcolm in the Middle" and "7th Heaven." Her voice has been used in video games, including "Escape from Monkey Island" for the voice of Miss Rivers, the Pirate School teacher. Edie has written for "The David Letterman Show" and "The Pee-wee Herman Show." In 2003, Edie received a nomination for a DVD Exclusive Award for Best Supporting Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie.