Oscar nominee Laurie Metcalf on her long career -- on and off screen

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In the film “Lady Bird,” a high school senior wants to fly far away from her Sacramento hometown when she graduates. Her mom, Marion, is played by Laurie Metcalf. She’s earned as Oscar nomination for that role. She’s perhaps best known as Aunt Jackie in the TV sitcom “Roseanne.”


Laurie Metcalf in "Lady Bird." Photo by Merrick Morton, courtesy of A24.


Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in "Lady Bird."
Photo by Merie Wallace, courtesy of A24.