Edie McClurg was reportedly abused in her own home in the 1986 John Hughes classic Ferris Buellers Day Off, which she claims was able to obtain a restraining order against Michael Ramos, an unemployed guy who has been living in her house for several years. According to the court filing, Michael Ramos has denied any previous charges of elder abuse.
One of the stars of the 1980s classic comedy Ferris Buellers Day Off is said to have been affected by elder abuse in her own home. According to NBC, an unemployed man has filed a restraining order against Michael Ramos, who has lived in McClurg's house for some time. She is said to be suffering with dementia and needs to be removed. Michael Ramos has denied any wrongdoing against Edie McClurg.
Edie McClurg was diagnosed with cognitive impairment in 2017 and is likely to be ill without supervision and care, as well as being particularly vulnerable to things like elder abuse as a result of the dementia. The caretaker claims that Michael Ramos has assaulted Edie McClurg on more than one occasion; the caretaker believes Ramos may have assaulted her on more than one occasion.
Michael Ramos was apparently attempting to fly the actress out of California in order to get more legal leverage over her finances and affairs, according to the complaint.
The Superior Court of Los Angeles County is scheduled to review the restraining order later this month. The Edie McClurgs case is not uncommon; according to the National Council on Aging, up to five million elder adults may be in abusive situations every year, with the collective financial losses in the double-digits.
Edie McClurg is well-known for her role in the 1986 John Hughes classic Ferris Buellers Day Off. She played Grace, the cheerful secretary to Dean of Students Ed Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), and the long-suffering Wile E. Coyote to Matthew Brodericks Roadrunner-like Ferris Bueller. She was also a regular on The David Letterman Show, a member of the well-known Groundlings comedy troupe, and performed in the original