Laurie Metcalf

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Carbondale, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/16/1955, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Laurie Metcalf Fast Facts:
  • Originally majored in German in college before switching to theatre.
  • A founding member of Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theater (along with John Malkovich and Gary Sinise).
  • Was a short-lived feature player on Saturday Night Live in 1981.
  • Won an Obie Award for playing a prostitute in the stage play Balm in Gilead in 1983.
  • Made film debut in 1985's Desperately Seeking Susan.
  • Starred with daughter Zoe Perry in the stage play Pot Mom.
  • Plays the recurring role of Mary Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, reuniting her with her former Roseanne co-star Johnny Galecki.
  • Laurie Metcalf Relationships:
  • James Metcalf - Father
  • Zoe Perry - Daughter
  • Matt Roth - Husband (separated)
  • Mae Roth - Daughter
  • Will Theron Roth - Son
  • Terry Kinney - Ex-significant Other
  • Jeff Perry - Ex-husband
  • Donovan Roth - Son
  • Zoe Akins - Great-aunt
  • Libby Metcalf - Mother
  • Laurie Metcalf Awards:
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2013 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Illinois State University, Normal, IL (BA in Theater, 1976)

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