Jun. 16th, 1955
Carbondale, Illinois, USA
5' 6 1/2
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Lauren Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf (born June 16, 1955) is an Emmy award-winning, Tony award-nominated American actress. She is widely known for her performance as "Jackie Harris" on Roseanne and the voice of Mrs. Davis in Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and Toy Story 3. She is present in Chicago theater, where she is well-known for her performance in the 1983 revival of Balm in Gilead. She is also a part of Planusa.org helping children in need around the world.
She is a three-time Emmy award winner, as well as being nominated for two Golden Globe awards, a Tony award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
- Graduate of Edwardsville High School.
- Daughter, 'Zoe Perry' (qv) (with 'Jeff Perry (I)' (qv)), was born in 1984.
- (July 2005) Daughter, Mae, born by a surrogate.
- Awarded the 1984 Theatre World Award and an Obie Award for her performance in "Balm in Gilead.".
- She was nominated for a 1980 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role for her performance in "Getting Out" at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- She was nominated for a 1999 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
- Best known for her role as Jackie Harris on _"Roseanne" (1988)_ (qv).
- She grew up in the town of Edwardsville, Illinois.