Roseanne Cherrie Barr
November 3, 1952
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, comedian, writer, producer, politician|
|Political party||Green (2008–2012)|
Peace and Freedom (2012–2013)
(m. 1974; div. 1990)
(m. 1990; div. 1994)
(m. 1995; div. 2002)
|Partner(s)||Johnny Argent (2003–present)|
Roseanne Cherrie Barr (born November 3, 1952) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, writer, and comedian. She has also been known as Roseanne Arnold and Roseanne Thomas. For several years in the late 1990s and early 2000s, she was known simply as Roseanne. By 2005, she had resumed referring to herself by her maiden name. She is best known for playing Roseanne Conner on the television series Roseanne.
The self-titled series was rebooted in 2018 on ABC with record ratings. A second season of the reboot (what would have been season 11) was eventually ordered. However, ABC cancelled the series after Barr posted a tweet mentioning Valerie Jarrett (an aide to President Barack Obama) that was viewed as racist.
Television work[change | change source]
- Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986)
- On Location: The Roseanne Barr Show (1987)
- Roseanne (1988–97, 2018)
- Backfield in Motion (1991)
- The Rosey and Buddy Show (1992) (voice; unsold pilot)
- The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)
- General Hospital (cast member in 1994)
- The Roseanne Show (1998-2000)
- The Brothers Garcia (2001)
- The Real Roseanne Show (2003) (cancelled after 1 episode)
- Roseanne Barr: Blonde and Bitchin' (2006)
- My Name Is Earl (2006)
- The Search For The Funniest Mom In America 3 (2007)
- Roseanne's Nuts
- The Office
Filmography[change | change source]
- She-Devil (1989)
- Look Who's Talking Too (1990) (voice)
- Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
- Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
- Dancing Outlaw II: Jesco Goes to Hollywood (1994) (documentary)
- Unzipped (1995) (documentary)
- Blue in the Face (1995)
- Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
- Get Bruce (1999) (documentary)
- Cecil B. Demented (2000)
- 15 Minutes (2001)
- Home on the Range (2004) (voice)
Run for President[change | change source]
On August 4, 2011, on an episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno she announced that she would be running for President in 2012. She ran for Green Party, however, she lost to Jill Stein. Then she ran for Peace and Freedom Party and won the nomination. Barr received 61,971 votes in the general election, placing sixth overall. She is running again in 2016 for the same party.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Roseanne: My Life as a Woman. Harper & Row. October 1989. ISBN 0-06-015957-X.
- My Lives. Ballantine Books. February 9, 1994. ISBN 0-345-37815-6.
- Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm. Gallery Books. January 4, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4391-5482-3.
References[change | change source]
- "Roseanne Attacks Ex-Obama Aide Valerie Jarrett With Racially Charged Joke". TheWrap. 2018-05-29. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
- "Roseanne Barr: 'I am running for President'". Entertainment Weekly. August 4, 2011. Archived from the original on October 4, 2011. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
- Sieczkowski, Cavan. Roseanne Barr Places 5th in Presidential Election. Huffington Post. 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2012-11-07.