Who is Edie McClurg? Is She Suffering From Dementia?

Edie McClurg is an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer and voice actress. She is popular for her role as Mrs. Beeker in an American drama TV series, 7th Heaven. Throughout her career in the showbiz industry, she has been part of more than two hundred  TV series and movies including Hannah Montana and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. 

Edie McClurg Before Fame

McClurg was born on July 23, 1951, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her father Mac McClurg was a mailman and her mother Irene McClurg was in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). She has an older brother named Bob McClurg who is also an actor. She also has a younger brother named Robert McClurg. 

The veteran actress spent all her childhood in her hometown. She went to Bishop Lillis High School in Kansas City. Likewise, she got her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City. 

Then, she went to Syracuse city to get a Master of Science. Eventually, she also taught radio for eight years at the University of Missouri Kansas City.


McClurg’s career in the showbiz industry began in 1976. She debuted as Helen Shyres in the horror films Carrier. Additionally, she was also a regular on the Tony Orlando and Dawn variety show (1976-1977).

She is also a great voice actress. She has been part of many animated series and movies including The Secret of NIMH (1982), The Little Mermaid (1989), and A Bug’s Life.

The 69-year-old actress has racked an impressive amount of over two hundred credits through movies, tv shows, and animated series.

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Edie Has Been Single Her Whole Life

The cheery actress has not ever disclosed any information about her dating life. She has remained unmarried for her whole life. However, when the rumors of her dementia came live, it was revealed that there was a man living together with her. 

The man said that they were dating. But, her family members stated that she didn’t have the ability to understand their relationship.

Edie Suffered from Dementia

Edie McClurg on Jonhn Hughes movie
Source: The Retro Network

Once in February 2019, Edie’s family filed court documents requesting a conservatorship to manage her affairs. They stated that she couldn’t live alone without assistance. Particularly, she was vulnerable to undue influence given her poor judgment and evident dementia.

Edie McClurg Accused a Man of Trying to Marry Her

As per The Economic Times, a man named Michael Ramos took advantage of her while she was suffering from dementia. Ramos says that he is a long-time friend of McClurg and they were living together.

However, he seems to be unemployed and manipulating McClurg’s life with his plans while knowing about her condition.

Edie McClurg Net Worth

The cheery actor has been in the showbiz industry for more than 45 years. Throughout her career, she has raked an impressive resume of more than 200 film and TV show credits. As of 2020, Edie McClurg has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

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