'Young Sheldon' Star Zoe Perry Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

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She plays Sheldon's mother, a role originated on 'The Big Bang Theory' by her own mother, Laurie Metcalf.

Young Sheldon star Zoe Perry has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Perry plays Sheldon's mother, Mary, on CBS' Big Bang Theory spin-off. The character originated on Big Bang Theory, played by Laurie Metcalf, Perry's own mother. Perry previously recurred on Scandal (starring her father, Jeff Perry) and The Family and counts Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Cold Case, My Boys, Conviction and Law & Order: Criminal Intent among her other television credits.

On stage, Perry starred with her mother in The Other Place on Broadway and with her father in Anna Christie at Los Angeles' Odyssey Theater, both to strong reviews. She also performed in Good Television at the Atlantic Theater Company, as well as The Way West and Pot Mom, both at Steppenwolf Theater. Her feature credits include No Pay, Nudity, Cotton, Turkey Bowl and The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond.

Perry continues to be managed by Stephanie Nese.