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Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Cherie Barr (born November 3, 1952) is an American actress, comedian, writer, television producer and director. Barr began her career in stand-up comedy at clubs in Colorado in the 1980s. Her big break came in 1987 when she was cast in her own sitcom, Roseanne. The show was a hit and lasted nine seasons, from 1988 to 1997. Barr won both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work on the show. In addition, she has won six People's Choice Awards, three American Comedy Awards, a Kids Choice Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and the TV Land Innovator Award. Barr starred in the film She-Devil (1989) and had a voice role in Look Who's Talking Too (1991). In 2004, she voiced one of the main characters in the animated film Home on the Range. After her sitcom ended, Barr launched her own talk show, The Roseanne Show, which aired from 1998 to 2000. She later returned to stand-up in the mid-2000s. She had guest spots on shows, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Nanny, and My Name Is Earl. Barr released her autobiography in 1989, a second book in 1994, and a third book in 2011. She will star in her own reality TV show on Lifetime, revolving around her family and life on her farm. She hosts a radio show on KCAA on Sundays. In 1990, controversy arose when she sang the "The Star-Spangled Banner" during a nationally aired baseball game, by singing the song off-key, then spitting and grabbing her crotch. The next year she appeared in People magazine announcing that she was an "incest survivor", something her parents and sister publicly denied. Twenty years later Barr and her sister appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to explain how they felt at the time. She was married to Bill Pentland for 15 years and had three children before divorcing and marrying comedian Tom Arnold four days later. Their marriage lasted for four years, before going through a highly publicized divorce. Barr married her bodyguard in 1995 and had one child before divorcing in 2002. She began dating Johnny Argent in 2003, and now lives in Hawaii. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roseanne Barr, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 3, 1952
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Tunnel 1935-10-27
Latest Project:
Series Armed Girl's Machiavellism 2017-04-05
Known For
Poster of Madlax
Poster of Gungrave
Poster of Look Who's Talking Too
Poster of She-Devil
Series Armed Girl's Machiavellism Herself 2017-04-05
Series You Are a Gift Herself 2016-06-13
Series The Rams Herself (archive footage) (as Roseanne) 2013-03-13
Series Roseanne's Nuts 2011-07-13
Movie Looking for Lenny Herself 2011-01-01
Movie The Undefeated Herself (archive footage) 2011-07-15
Movie I Am Comic Herself 2010-01-10
Movie What If Cannabis Cured Cancer Herself 2010-07-05
Movie Heckler Herself 2007-01-01
Movie Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Herself 2007-12-04
Movie Slacker Uprising Herself 2007-09-27
Movie Goodnight, We Love You Herself 2004-01-01
Movie The Passion of the Christ Unknown 2004-02-25
Series Madlax Ethel 2004-04-05
Series Indian Idol Maggie 2004-10-28
Series Gungrave Dot 2003-10-06
Movie 15 Minutes Herself 2001-03-01
Movie Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Unzipped Herself 1995-08-11
Movie Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Madame Zoe 1994-05-13
Movie The Woman Who Loved Elvis Joyce Jackson 1993-01-01
Movie Backfield in Motion Nancy Seavers 1991-11-13
Movie Amnesty International's Big 30 Herself 1991-01-01
Movie Look Who's Talking Too Julie (voice) 1990-12-14
Movie She-Devil Ruth Patchett 1989-12-08
Series Roseanne Roseanne Conner 1988-10-18
Movie Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me Herself 1986-01-01
Movie The Tunnel 1935-10-27