Laurie Metcalf is a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. She won two Tony® Awards. The first for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in "A Doll's House, Part 2" and the second for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Three Tall Women." She also received Tony Award nominations for "Hillary and Clinton," "Misery," "The Other Place" and "November."
In 2018, Metcalf was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Lady Bird."
Metcalf was nominated for three Emmy® Awards in 2016, including Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her starring role in HBO's "Getting On." She also received three Emmy Awards for her work on "Roseanne" and was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Jackie Harris in the revival season of "Roseanne." She continues in her role as Jackie in ABC's hit comedy "The Conners."
Her films include "Lady Bird," "Desperately Seeking Susan," "Internal Affairs," "Uncle Buck," "Leaving Las Vegas" and "JFK."