Will Theron Roth is the son of Laurie Metcalf. Will Theron Roth’s mother, Laurie is an American actress. She is known for Roseanne and its spinoff The Conners (2018–present). She is also known for her roles in Hacks, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and The Big Bang Theory. She has received various accolades including two Tony Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and three Golden Globe Awards.
Will Theron Roth: Bio Summary
|Will Theron Roth
|The son of Laurie Metcalf and Matt Roth
|Date of Birth
|November 20, 1993
|29 years of 2022
|Place of Birth
|United States of America
|Mother- Laurie Metcalf
Father – Matt Roth
|Zoe Perry, Mae Akins Roth, and, Donovan Roth
Who is Laurie Metcalf’s son?
Will Theron Roth was born in the United States on November 3rd, 1993. As of 2024, he is 31 years old. Will is the son of Laurie Metcalf and her ex-husband Matt Roth. Will Theron is not the only child of the actress. He has three siblings- Zoe Perry, Mae Akins Roth, and Donovan Roth.
Who is Will Theron Roth’s father?
Will Theron’s father, Matt is also an actor. He is known for having recurring roles in Roseanne as Jackie’s abusive boyfriend, Fisher, from 1992–1993. Matt Roth joined the cast of Desperate Housewives in fall 2006 as a new neighbor Art Shephard. Matt who is originally from Chicago debuted in 1990 in the television movie “Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston” before going on to take other interesting roles.
The exact year Will Theron Roth’s parents Metcalf and Roth walked down the aisle has not been made public, however, they started a relationship while starring together in “Roseanne”. They had their son together and were married shortly afterward. Later, they had a daughter- Mae Akins Roth- born through surrogacy in 2005.
They adopted a son after fostering him at six in 2006. Talking about her adopted son with Timeout Chicago, the actress said- “He’s truly our adopted son; we’re just waiting for the paperwork to go through. They’ve dealt with the character’s confusion and my fear as his mother in a really realistic way.” The actress also went on to tell the host that her adopted son, Donovan Roth is aware he is adopted.
After being together for years, the couple decided to call their marriage a quit. Roth filed papers citing “irreconcilable differences,” and requested joint physical and legal custody of their children, Will, Donovan, and Mae. He also listed the date of separation as November 2008. In May 2014, the divorce was finalized.
Will Theron Roth’s mother, Laurie was in a previous marriage before she married his dad. The three-time Emmy winner, who currently recurs on The Big Bang Theory as Sheldon’s mom was married to Jeff actor Perry. She had one daughter, Zoe Perry with him- Will Theron’s elder sister.
Will Theron’s father, Matt Roth was also in a previous marriage before he tied the knot with Laurie. Roth is now married to Stephanie Childers in 2015.
Where is Laurie Metcalf and Matt Roth’s son now?
Though Will Theron is the son of a famous Hollywood personality, he has been very reserved and stayed away from making headlines. It appears Laurie Metcalf’s son is not interested in capitalizing on her fame to also gain a spot in the limelight.
Will Theron Roth’s mother, Metcalf started her career with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company and frequently works in Chicago theater. For her stage performances and work on Broadway, she has been awarded six Tony Award nominations, winning Best Actress in a Play in 2017 for her performance in A Doll’s House, Part 2, and Best Featured Actress in a Play for the 2018 revival of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women.
She took Hollywood by storm for her performance as Jackie Harris on the sitcom Roseanne and its spinoff The Conners for which she won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and also gained her a spot as one of America’s beloved actresses.