Laurie Metcalf – Biography, Height & Life Story

Laurie Metcalf
Nick Name Laurie
Real Name Laura Elizabeth Metcalf
Profession Actress
Known for Not Known
Nationality American
Age 66 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth June 16, 1955
Birthplace Carbondale, Illinois, United States
Religion Not Known
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 5 inches (1.69 m)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Type Hourglass

The stunning and beautiful actress Laurie Metcalf is a popular American actress born in June 16, 1955. Laurie Metcalf is best known for her performance on the ABC sitcom roseanne as Jackie Harris. Three time Emmy award winner Laurie Metcalf was born in Carbondale, Illinois and brought up in Edwardsville, Illinois. She was the eldest one among three children of her parents James and Libby.

Her father was a budget director at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville whereas her mother was a librarian. She says her to be very shy during her childhood days and never imagined of being an actor in the future due to her unlikelihood. Later on she had a true passion in theatre where she loved interpreting and studying human behavior.

She was very much good in her studies since her school days. In the year 1976, at the age of 21, she attended Illinois State University where she obtained bachelors of Arts in theater. She also worked as a secretary during her college days. Along with bachelors in art, she has also majored in German she began her career in acting after giving the audition for a few plays in high school then from Steppenwolf she began her professional career.

In the year 1995, she made her broadway debut in My Things of love. In twenty-minute Act Two monologue as Darlene; she was very much praised for her hard work and performance. In June 2009, she was seen in a play named Voice Lessons and Brighton Beach Memoirs and broadway Bound respectively. In September 2010, she was seen in   Lisa D’ Amour’s play named Detroit. And again in 2011, she worked in Sharr White’s the other place.

Slowly she was featured in numerous films and televisions. She was featured in the movies like Treasure planet, toy story, Miles from home, stars and bars, Leaving Las Vegas, The secret life of house, Blink, Meet the Robinsons, Mistress, Scream 2 etc. After these, she was able to gain more success which rapidly increased the number of her fans. In spite of all these movies, she is best known for the role Jackie in roseanne.

After huge success and achievements, she was married to Jeff Perry in the year 1983. Her husband was the co-founding member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company. They have a daughter named Zoe (age 28). She didn’t have a good martial relation with her husband so later in the year 1992; she had a divorce with him. Then she was again pregnant with her boyfriend Matt Roth’s child and eventually got married.  Again she gave birth to another baby daughter in the year 2005 via surrogate. This relation of her also couldn’t be stable so she again had a divorce.

Being a popular actress, she had numerous rumors against her. She was assumed to be either gay or lesbian during the shoot of roseanne.58 years old actress has good appurtenance with attractive hot body including sexy legs and feet. She has a wonderful body measurements and height. She is 1.69 m tall. She is regarded as lady with beauty and brain.

Due to her such talents, she has numerous fans throughout the world. She is followed by her fans through different social networking sites. One can find her information and biography in internet in different websites and her personal sites. Her photos and pictures can also be found in the internet.


Collage / Uni Illinois State University
Qualification Graduate


Net Worth USD $14 million approx


Father James Metcalf
Mother Libby Metcalf
Mirtial Status Married