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Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf was born June 16, 1955 in Carbondale, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Libby (Mars), a librarian, and James Metcalf, a budget director. She was raised in Edwardsville, Illinois. Laurie attended Illinois State University, where she obtained her bachelor of arts in theater in 1977. In her class were the immeasurable talents of John Malkovich, Glenne Headly, and Joan Allen. Laurie began acting at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Her acting career in film and television began with a minor and uncredited role in Robert Altman's A Wedding (1978). In 1988, Laurie found her most memorable and successful role to date, Jacqueline "Jackie" Harris in the television series Roseanne (1988). For her performance in the series, she was nominated for two Golden Globes and won three Primetime Emmy awards.

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Jun 16, 1955 In Carbondale, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The McCarthys 2014-10-30

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Roseanne
The McCarthys Marjorie McCarthy 15 episodes, 2014-2015 2014-10-30
The Goodwin Games Dr. Richland 2 episodes, 2013 2013
The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories Unknown 2013-10-31
America in Primetime Unknown 2011-10-30
Pioneers of Television Unknown 2008-01-02
Easy Money Bobette Buffkin 8 episodes, 2008-2009 2008-10-05
Raines Unknown 2007-03-15
My Boys Unknown 2006-11-28
The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2006-05-01
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
God, the Devil and Bob Donna Allman 13 episodes, 2000 2000-03-09
Norm Laurie Freeman 54 episodes, 1999-2001 1999-03-24
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Unknown 1994-01-01
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1994-07-24
Life with Louie Unknown 1994-12-18
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Roseanne Jackie Harris / ... 230 episodes, 1988-2018 1988-10-18
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11