Dr. Merlyn Purdy

Hugh Hurd's wife

Facts of Dr. Merlyn Purdy

Name Dr. Merlyn Purdy
Date of Birth 1933
Gender Female
Birth Country United States of America
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Net worth $500 Thousand
Spouse Hugh Hurd (m. 1960–1995)
Children Michelle and Adrienne Hurd

Dr. Merlyn Purdy is an American clinical psychologist and former theatre actress, who made the theatre more glorifying with her imaginations. She is also notable as the wife of the late actor, Hugh Hurd, who made his debut appearance in an independent film, Shadows.

Merlyn was born in 1933 in the United States of America. So, what is she doing in her daily curriculums? If you love to see more glimpse of Purdy’s personal life, then read the article till the end.

Does Purdy Marry Again?

The 87-year-old, Purdy is reportedly living a prosperous life. She is currently out of the limelight as she left the field of entertainment. She maintains a low-key personality and occasionally appears on the media.

As in the present context, there were some reasons why she did not try to commit again, but the leading cause is due to her husband’s death. After the death of her spouse, she decided to stay single for her whole life.

Memorable Marriage with Hugh Hurd

Former theatre artist, Merlyn captured the most beautiful memories with her late husband, Hugh Hurd. The duo met for the first time during an audition round for a Broadway show in 1960, in which they later worked together.

The interracial couple united as husband and wife in a quiet nuptial in 1961, after staying in the relationship. At their wedding ceremony, they greeted their guests, including blood relatives, family, and close friends.

Dr. Merlyn Purdy husband, Hugh Hurd
Dr. Merlyn Purdy husband, Hugh Hurd
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The longtime marital partners lived in marriage for 35 years until Hugh started getting complications from hypertension and finally, his kidney failed. Unfortunately, he passed away on 15th July 1995 in New York City, New York. His funeral was held at St. Vincent’s Hospital, where his body was buried. Also, read about Eugenie Devane‘s marital status.

Gave Birth to Three Beautiful Children

Merlyn and the late Shadows actor Hugh played selective roles for their children and their idea to become incredible role models in their kids’ life. They welcomed three beautiful daughters, Denise HurdAdrienne Hurd (born on 17th December 1964), and Michelle Hurd (born on 21st December 1966).

Merlyn Purdy's Daughter, Adrienne Hurd & Michelle Hurd
Merlyn Purdy’s Daughter, Adrienne Hurd & Michelle Hurd
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More up on this, Merlyn has a step-daughter, Cheryl O’Connor from her late-spouse, Hugh’s first marriage. She is now a loving grandmother of three grandchildren and two great-grandparent kids.

What is Merlyn’s Net Worth?

Merlyn Purdy subsequently earns a decent salary from her profession. Just in the case, an American psychologist garners $97,142 as an annual earning. So, Purdy’s yearly earnings are probably listed on the same range of a psychologist in the United States. She has a net worth of $500 Thousand as of 2020.

On a similar hand, her late husband, Hugh left a net worth of $800 Thousand at the time of demise. He earned a handsome wealth from his filmography works as well as his Broadway performances.

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