Laurie Metcalf

Actor, Theater Actor

1955 –

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Who is Laurie Metcalf?

Laura Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf is an American actress. She is most widely known for her performance as Jackie Harris on the ABC sitcom Roseanne and has also had series television roles as Carolyn Bigsby on Desperate Housewives and Mary Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. Her motion picture roles include the voice of Mrs. Davis in the Toy Story film series and the character Debbie Loomis/Debbie Salt in Scream 2, as well as roles in such critically acclaimed films as Making Mr. Right, JFK, and Mistress. Metcalf frequently works in Chicago theater, where she is well known for her performance in the 1983 revival of Lanford Wilson's play Balm in Gilead. She has also appeared in commercials for Plan USA, a humanitarian organization which helps children in need around the world.

She is a three-time Emmy Award winner, and has been nominated four other times, as well as having been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, two Tony Awards, a Satellite Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

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Born
Jun 16, 1955
Carbondale
Also known as
  • Laura Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Illinois State University
    Theatre
    ( - 1976)
  • Edwardsville High School
Lived in
  • Carbondale
  • Edwardsville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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