Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 16
Birthplace: Carbondale, IL

Laurie Metcalf is an actress probably best 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.

Laurie Metcalf is an actress probably best 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.

Metcalf frequently works in Chicago theater, where she is 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 won both a Theatre World Award and two Obie Awards for her work on the stage. She stars in the HBO series Getting On.

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Awards & Nominations

11 Nominations | 3 Emmys
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Jackie Harris
  • Roseanne
  • ABC
  • Carsey-Werner Television
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Mary
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • CBS
  • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Sarah
  • Horace And Pete
  • LouisCK.net
  • Pig Newton, Inc.
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Dr. Jenna James
  • Getting On
  • HBO
  • HBO Entertainment in association with Anima Sola Productions and BBC Worldwide Productions
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2007
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Carolyn Bigsby
  • Desperate Housewives
  • ABC
  • A Space Floor TV and Kudos Production in association with 20th Century Fox and ABC Studios
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Cora
  • Monk
  • USA
  • Universal Cable Productions in association with Mandeville Films and ABC Studios
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 1993
  • Winner
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Jackie Harris
  • Roseanne
  • ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 1992
  • Winner
  • Laurie Metcalf, as Jackie Harris
  • Roseanne
  • ABC
Niecy Nash and Laurie Metcalf at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Zoe Perry and Laurie Metcalf on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Niecy Nash and Laurie Metcalf at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Niecy Nash and Laurie Metcalf at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Zoe Perry and Laurie Metcalf on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Zoe Perry and Laurie Metcalf on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Laurie Metcalf and Reg E. Cathey present an award at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys. 

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