Laurie Metcalf is a famous American actor, voice actor, and teacher. Laurie Metcalf appeared on television series including ‘3rd Rock from the Sun’, ‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Frasier,’ ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘The Norm Show.’ Laurie Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Laurie Metcalf as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Laurie Metcalf (Laura Elizabeth Metcalf) was born on 16th June 1955 in Carbondale, Illinois, the US. Laurie’s father, James (d.1984) was a budget director at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Laurie’s mother, Libby was a librarian. Laurie has a younger brother, James, and a younger sister, Linda. In 1976, Laurie Metcalf earned her degree in theatre from the Illinois State University.
Laurie Metcalf married twice. Her spouses were Jeff Perry (m. 1983; div. 1992) and Matt Roth (m. 1993; div. 2014). Laurie has a daughter Zoe Perry (b. 1984) with Jeff. Laurie has a son Will (b.1993) with Matt Roth. Laurie and Matt have a daughter Mae Akins (b.2005) through a surrogate. Also, Laurie and Matt adopted Donovan (b.2000).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After joining the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, Laurie enacted in ‘Balm in Gilead’ (1983) and won Obie Award for Best Actress (1984).
Laurie Metcalf enacted in various movies including 1985s ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’, 1989s ‘Uncle Buck’, 1990s ‘Internal Affairs’, 1990s ‘Pacific Heights’, 1991s ‘JFK’, 1993s ‘A Dangerous Woman’, 1995s ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ 1996s ‘Dear God’, 1997s ‘Scream 2’, and 2007s ‘Meet the Robinsons’.
Laurie Metcalf appeared as Jackie Harris on ABC’s sitcom ‘Roseanne’ (1988-1997 and 2018). Laurie won 3 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1992–1994). Also, she got nominated for 2 Golden Globe Awards. Laurie got nominated ten times for Emmy Awards.
Metcalf played the major role of Dr. Jenna James in HBO’s comedy series ‘Getting On’ (2013-2015). Laurie got nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Laurie Metcalf got nominated for 5 Tony Awards. She won Best Actress in a Play (2017) for performing in Broadway production of ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’. Laurie won Best Featured Actress in a Play for 2018s revised play ‘Three Tall Women’ by Edward Albee. Laurie enacted Mary Tyrone in London production of ‘Long Day’s Journey into Night’ by Eugene O’Neill at the Apollo Theatre (2012). Laurie got Theatre World Award and 2 Obie Awards for her off-Broadway performance.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Laurie Metcalf is $10 million. Most of Laurie Metcalf’s wealth comes from the salaried income she received as an actor and voice actor. Throughout her acting career, Laurie has appeared in television series and movies. She has also lent her voice to popular characters in box-office movies. Laurie Metcalf earned from her performances on the Broadway and London productions too.
As a vocal actor, Laurie Metcalf has lent her voice to Mrs. Davis in movie series ‘Toy Story’. Laurie was critically acclaimed for performing in comedy drama 2017s ‘Lady Bird’ by Gerwig. She got nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award. Laurie Metcalf appeared in commercials for Plan USA. This organization helps children worldwide.