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Laurie Metcalf

Laurie Metcalf
Metcalf in February 2008
Personal information
Birth nameLauren Elizabeth Metcalf
Birth dateJune 16, 1955(age 61)
Place of birthCarbondale, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1978 present
SpouseJeff Perry
(m.1983-1992; 1 child) Matt Roth
(m.1993-present(filed for divorce); 2 children)
Children2 daughters and one son

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Lauren Elizabeth "Laurie" Metcalf (born June 16, 1955) is an American actress. She is widely known for her performance as Jackie Harris on the ABC sitcom Roseanne, the voice of Mrs. Davis in the Toy Story film series and as Debbie Salt in Scream 2. She is presently working 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 Plan USA, a humanitarian organization which helps 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.


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