Jun. 16th, 1955
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Lauren Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf 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.
- At one time typed 90 words per minute.
- Son, Will Theron Metcalf (with 'Matt Roth (I)' (qv)), was born on November 20, 1993.
- She grew up in the town of Edwardsville, Illinois.
- Best known for her role as Jackie Harris on _"Roseanne" (1988)_ (qv).
- She was awarded the 1992 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "My Thing of Love" at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- She was awarded the 1979 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play for her performance in "The Glass Menagerie" at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
- She was nominated for a 1994 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play for "Libra" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
- Graduate of Edwardsville High School.