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Laurie Metcalf

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Laurie Metcalf was born June 16, 1955, in Carbondale, Illinois, she raised in Edwardsville, Illinois, and the eldest of three children born to James and Libby Metcalf. Laurie attended Illinois State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Theater in 1977, in her class were the immeasurable talents of John Malkovich, Glenne Headly, and Joan Allen. Laurie began acting at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, her acting career in film and television began with a minor and uncredited role in Robert Altman's A Wedding. In 1988, Laurie found her most memorable and successful role to date, Jacqueline "Jackie" Harris in the television series Roseanne, for her performance in the series she was nominated two Golden Globes, and won three Primetime Emmy Awards.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'Roseanne' Star Laurie Metcalf -- Typical Hollywood Divorce -- She Gets The Tractor

'Roseanne' Star
Typical Hollywood Divorce She Gets The Tractor

Laurie Metcalf's life is looking less "Roseanne" and more "Green Acres" these days -- TMZ has learned she's snatching up some farmland and a tractor in her divorce. Yee-haw!Metcalf's divorce from… READ MORE >

"Roseanne" Star Laurie Metcalf Served with Divorce Papers

"Roseanne" Star Laurie Metcalf
Served With Divorce Papers

Laurie Metcalf -- who played Jackie, Roseanne's sister on "Roseanne" -- is about to have her marriage cancelled, because her husband has filed for divorce.Matt Roth -- an actor who played Laurie's… READ MORE >

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