Famous TV Psychic Miss Cleo Dead at 53 She had been battling cancer By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jul 26, 2016 12:47 PM CDT 46 comments Comments Miss Cleo is shown in one of her ads. (YouTube) (Newser) – Famous TV psychic Miss Cleo died Tuesday at age 53, a rep tells TMZ. She had been fighting colon cancer that spread to her liver and lungs, and was discharged last week from a hospital to a hospice care center. Miss Cleo, real name Youree Harris, was well known for her catchphrase "CALL ME NOW!" and her fake Jamaican accent (she was actually born in LA). She was surrounded by family and friends when she died, her rep says.