Roseanne's Laurie Metcalf Divorcing Husband of 6 Years

Celebrity News Sep. 21, 2011 AT 10:10AM
Roseanne's Laurie Metcalf Divorcing Husband of 6 Years Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage.com

And thats a wrap for Laurie Metcalf and husband Matt Roth. The Roseanne actress, 56, is divorcing her husband of six and a half years, documents at E! News confirm.

Citing irreconcilable differences, Roth filed for divorce; the papers reveal that the couple have been separated for the past three years.

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The duo met on the set of Roseanne back in 1992, when Roth played Fisher, the abusive younger boyfriend of Metcalf's character Jackie (Roseanne Barr's younger sister on the show).

The couple share three kids together: sons Will, 18, and Donovan, 11, and daughter Mae, 6. Roth is requesting joint legal and physical custody of the kids.

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Among her many other film and TV stints post-Roseanne, three-time Emmy winner Metcalf recently played Jim Parson's mom on The Big Bang Theory.

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