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Laurie Metcalf's Biography

Lauren Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf (June 16, 1955) is an American actress. She is perhaps most widely 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 Salt in Scream 2, as well as roles in such critically-acclaimed films as Making Mr. Right, JFK, and Mistress. Metcalf frequently works in Chicago theater, where she is well known for her performance in the 1983 revival of Lanford Wilson's play Balm in Gilead. She is also a part of Plan USA, a humanitarian organization which helps children in need around the world.[citation needed]

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  • Thursday's Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory'

      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 1 month ago
    Chicagoland Mayor Rahm Emanuel cheers on the Blackhawks on their NHL playoff run in this new episode...CNN The Big Bang Theory Sheldon ( Jim Parsons ) is in for a surprise when he visits his mom ( Laurie Metcalf ) in Texas, in this new episode...CBS
  • 'Getting On' Renewed By HBO For Six-Episode Second Season

      News Source: Popeater | 1 month ago
    HBO Renews Dark Comedy Starring Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, And Niecy Nash Little-watched, but well worth the time, HBO gave a surprise pick-up to freshman comedy "Getting On." The dark comedy aired its six-episode season on Sundays from
  • 'Hello Ladies' Canceled While 'Getting On' In Talks For Season 2

      News Source: Popeater | 3 months ago
    01/23/2014 4:59 pm EST Follow: Well, HBO viewers, there's good news and bad news. First, the bad news: HBO will not renew Stephen Merchant's "Hello Ladies" or Christopher Guest's "Family Tree" for second seasons.

Laurie Metcalf Blogs

  • Renewed: Shameless, Getting On (US) | TV Tonight

      Blog Source: | 1 month ago
    Across its fifth season, Shameless has been averaging averaging 5.5 million weekly viewers across various platforms, up some 8% compared to last season. Meanwhile the US version of satirical medico Getting On starring Laurie Metcalf, ...
  • 'Vampire Diaries' Season 5 Cast — Chris Brochu as Gay ...

      Blog Source: | 1 month ago
    The women's geriatric wing-set show, from Big Love creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, stars Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein and Niecy Nash. • The Crazy Ones has cast Marilu Henner, most recently seen romancing Boyle on Brooklyn ...
  • HBO's 'Getting On' Renewed for Season 2 - TheWrap

      Blog Source: | 1 month ago
    The series, which stars Laurie Metcalf and Alex Borstein and revolves around a group of nurses struggling through a maddeningly dysfunctional workplace, has been renewed by the premium cable channel for a second season. Also read: ...

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