Laurie Metcalf (Dr. Jenna James): Broadway: November (Tony nomination), The Other Place (Tony nomination), Brighton Beach Memoirs. Off Broadway: Balm in Gilead (Obie, Drama Desk, Theatre World awards), A Lie of the Mind (Obie award), The Other Place (Obie, Lucille Lortel awards). LA Ovation awards for All My Sons, The Quality of Life, Looking for Normal and Voice Lessons. An original Steppenwolf Theater member, now in its 39th season. Select Steppenwolf credits include The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Coyote Ugly, Detroit, Educating Rita, True West, The Glass Menagerie, The Fifth of July. Film: Leaving Las Vegas, JFK, Internal Affairs, Uncle Buck, Desperately Seeking Susan, Making Mr. Right, Scream 2, Toy Story, Bulworth. TV: Roseanne (three Emmy awards), The Big Bang Theory, Norm, Frasier, Monk, Desperate Housewives.
played by Laurie Metcalf