Aside from playing "Mary Cooper", many sitcom fans will know Laurie Metcalf as "Jackie Harris" in Roseanne - she reprised her role again in The Conners, which premiered in 2018. Metcalf also starred as "Marion McPherson" in the independent hit movie Lady Bird alongside Saoirse Ronan and was nominated for an Academy Award for that role. In 2019, she had a voice role as "Mrs. Davis" in Toy Story 4. Metcalf is twice divorced and has four children.
'The Big Bang Theory': The On-Screen Parents In Real Life
"Mary Cooper" (Laurie Metcalf) is "Sheldon's" (Jim Parsons) devout mother from Texas. She is more or less the only person who can get "Sheldon" to do as she says. Carry on reading to find out in which other series the talented actress appears.
It was always a delight watching The Big Bang Theory and one of "Leonard", "Howard", "Raj" or "Sheldon's" parents appear on screen! And "Sheldon" and "Leonard's" mothers are absolutely brilliant as "Dr. Beverly Hofstadter" and "Mary Cooper".
The Big Bang Theory: The On-Screen Parents In Real Life
But they were stars long before appearing on the show. Let's take a look at what other show's they've appeared in!