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Edie McClurg
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She was an original member of The Groundlings from 1975-1985. In the late 1980s, she studied with the Mother-Creator of all Improv Comedy, Viola Spolin and continues to improvise satiric comedy with the Spolin Players at the Second City Theatre in West Hollywood

Her career-long devotion to satirical improvisation began with the Pitschel Players in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Then, she did a stint as one of the stand-up comediennes working for free at the Comedy Store. When she started, the other two women were Shirley "What's Happening" Hemphill and a protege' of Redd Foxx's who had woven bells into her braids.

She has a BA in Speech Education and a Master of Science from Syracuse and taught radio at the University of Missouri-Kansas City for eight years. She was Operations Manager, News Anchor, Documentary and Fine Arts Producer for NPR affiliate KCUR-FM and National Public Radio 1966-1974.

Played a secretary in both Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) and Back to School (1986) - both school comedies opened on June 13, 1986.

Edie McClurg stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Mr. Mom 1983 *** 1/2
Back To School 1986 With Jessica *** 1/2
Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 With Jessica Digital ****
Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987 With Jessica *
She's Having a Baby 1988 With Jessica ** 1/2
A River Runs Through It 1992 Don't Remember DVD *** 1/2
Flubber 1997 family in Ohio *
A Bug's Life 1998 At home on DVD Digital *** 1/2
The Master of Disguise 2002 w/ Suzy and Kendra on DVD *
Air Bud: Spikes Back 2003 Kendra & Hanna Digital * 1/2
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 2003 w/ Famlily on DVD ** 1/2
Wreck-It Ralph 2012 Suzy and Hanna Digital **
Frozen 2013 Suzy and Hanna Digital *** 1/2