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Roseanne Barr

Mostly Credited As: Roseanne Barr
Sometimes Credited As: Roseanne
Roseanne Arnold
Roseanne Thomas
Roseanne Barr Pentland Arnold Thomas
Mrs. Tom Arnold

Birth Name: Roseanne Cherrie Barr
Date Of Birth: November 03, 1952 (Age 62)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)

Roseanne Barr


With her witty sense of humor, Roseanne Barr Pentland Arnold Thomas was always destined to become a comedian actress.

Roseanne Cherrie Bar was born on November 3, 1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Roseanne was born to Jewish refugees. Roseanne has a younger sister. When Roseanne was 17 years old, she gave birth to her first daughter. Roseanne married Bill Pentland on February 4, 1974, and they had three children.

She spent time in local stand up comedy clubs, until, in 1987, HBO offered Roseanne her own show, The Roseanne Barr Show. After the show was cancelled, Roseanne starred in a few films. Roseanne got her fame from the TV Show Roseanne which premiered in the year, 1988. The show ran from 1988 to 1997, and co-starred Emmy winners Laurie Metcalf and John Goodman.

While taping her show she fell in love with fellow actor Tom Arnold, and in January of 1990, she divorced Bill and married Arnold. Four years later this marriage also ended in divorce. Roseanne married Ben Thomas on Valentine's Day in 1995 and they had one son, Buck Thomas. In 1998 she sued Thomas for divorce, claiming he had threatened to kidnap their son; they divorced in 2002.

Roseanne is still is as funny as ever. She is currently living in California with her 8 year old son, Buck.


Quotes By Roseanne

"TV family sitcoms have always been about fathers who know best and mothers who are so enchanted with everything they do. I wanted to be the first mom to be a mom on TV. I wanted to sent out a message about how us women really feel."

"Everything that's written about me has such a negative taint. It just has a life of its own, like an avalanche, and I don't think there's anything I can do to stop it."

"Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself."



Movie Credits Include

Home on the Range (2004) - voice of Maggie
Get Bruce (1999) - Herself
Comic Relief VIII (1998) - Herself
Meet Wally Sparks (1997) - Herself
I Am Your Child (1997) - Herself
Oz: The American Fairyland (1997) - The Wicked Witch of the West
Blue in the Face (1995) - Dot, Vinnie's Wife
What Makes You Laugh? (1995) - Herself
A Century of Women (1994) - Herself
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993) - Madame Zoe
Willie Nelson: The Big Six-0 (1993) - Herself
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (1993) - Herself
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993) - Joyce Jackson
Backfield in Motion (1991) - Nancy Seavers
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) - Childless Woman
Look Who's Talking Too (1990) - voice of Julie
She-Devil (1989) - Ruth Patchett
Decade (1989) - Herself
The Roseanne Barr Show (1989) - Roseanne Barr

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Momsters: When Moms Go Bad (2014)As: Herself (Host)
Downwardly Mobile (2012) (2012)As: Rose Davis
Roseanne's Nuts (2011)As: Herself
Behind the Green Room Door (2010)As: Herself
Search For the Funniest Mom in America (2005)As: Herself (Host-S03)
Last Comic Standing (2003)As: Herself (Judge; S08-)
The Real Roseanne Show (2003)As: Herself
Roseanne (1988)As: Roseanne Conner
General Hospital (US) (1963)As: Jennifer Smith #2 (1994)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Talk (2010) 
  Roseanne Barr, Ellen K, Gail Simmons 05x41: (Nov/03/2014) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr, Veronic DiCaire, G. Garvin, guest co-host Marie Osmond 04x212: (Aug/05/2014) As Herself 

The Queen Latifah Show (2013) 
  Roseanne Barr 02x29: (Oct/23/2014) As Herself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Roseanne Barr, Eric Dane, Tech N9NE 12x153: (Jun/24/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  John Cusack, Sofia Vergara, the Jonas Brothers 06x46: (Mar/26/2008) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr, Joseph Cross 04x160: (Nov/02/2006) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr, Rev. Run, Black Eyed Peas 03x140: (Oct/17/2005) As Herself (as Roseanne Barr) 

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  Last Comic Standing 05x158: (Jun/10/2014) As Herself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 104 63x104: (Jun/05/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Robert De Niro, Perri Peltz, Tyne Daly, guest co-host Roseanne Barr 17x173: (Jun/05/2014) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]
  Roseanne, guest co-host Joely Fisher 10x130: (Mar/13/2007) As Herself 
  Roseanne, Wolfgang Puck 09x37: (Feb/21/2006) As Herself 
  Season 8, Episode 51 08x51: (Nov/08/2004) As Herself 

Pioneers of Television (2008) 
  Standup to Sitcom 04x01: (Apr/15/2014) As Herself 

The Millers (2013) 
  Walk-N-Wave 01x18: (Apr/03/2014) As Darla 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Season 32, Episode 133 32x133: (Feb/18/2014) As Herself 

The Office (US) (2005) 
  Paper Airplane 09x20: (Apr/25/2013) As Carla Fern 
  Stairmageddon 09x19: (Apr/11/2013) As Carla Fern 

Portlandia (2011) 
  Interim Mayor 03x07: (Feb/01/2013) As Mayor 
  Off the Grid 03x06: (Jan/25/2013) As Mayor 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Roseanne Barr, Aubrey Plaza, Jeff the Brotherhood 19x166: (Jul/17/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Roseanne Barr, Tom Felton, Blake Shelton 18x162: (Jul/12/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Roseanne Barr, Rachel Weisz 12x103: (Feb/18/2005) As Herself 
  Roseanne, Justin Miller, Chuck Berry 04x143: (May/02/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]

AMERICA In Primetime (2011) 
  Independent Woman 01x01: (Oct/30/2011) As Herself 

The Rosie Show (2011) 
  Live show with Roseanne Barr 01x03: (Oct/12/2011) As Herself 

Conan (2010) 
  The Title the Announcer Didn't Read Right 01x139: (Sep/13/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Roseanne Barr, Jason Momoa, Lykke Li 19x133: (Aug/04/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Roseanne Barr, Heather Mills, James Morrison 15x117: (Mar/21/2007) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr, Sharon Osbourne, Marilyn Manson 15x27: (Oct/31/2006) As Herself 
  Terry Bradshaw, Marian Morris & Boo Boo, Russell Crowe & The Original Fear of God 14x114: (Mar/10/2006) As Herself, [Uncredited]

The Joy Behar Show (2009) 
  Roseanne 02x204: (Jul/14/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Oprah (1986) 
  Outrageous, Controversial Roseanne Barr Returns to the 'Oprah' Show 25x83: (Feb/14/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Chelsea Lately (2007) 
  Roseanne Barr 05x08: (Jan/12/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Lopez Tonight (2009) 
  El Debarge featuring Faith Evans, Michael Bearden & the Ese Vatos 02x27: (Jan/12/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Green Room (2010) 
  Season 1, Episode 2 01x02: (Jun/17/2010) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Roseanne Barr, Kaley Cuoco, Counting Crows 04x62: (Apr/09/2008) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr, Malachy McCourt 03x80: (May/15/2007) As Herself 

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Episode 94 05x04: (Mar/09/2007) As Herself 

Sit Down Comedy (2005) 
  Roseanne Barr 02x03: (Mar/07/2007) As Herself 

My Name Is Earl (2005) 
  Made a Lady Think I Was God 02x06: (Nov/02/2006) As Millie Banks 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Roseanne, Carrie Underwood 04x43: (Nov/01/2006) As Herself 
  Roseanne, David Boreanaz 03x147: (Apr/26/2006) As Herself 
  Roseanne Barr/Orlando Jones 02x41: (Nov/01/2004) As Herself 

American Idol (2002) 
  Top 3 perform live 05x38: (May/16/2006) As Herself 

The Bigger Picture (2005) 
  Woody Harrelson, Roseanne 02x06: (Feb/13/2006) As Herself 

Too Late With Adam Carolla (2005) 
  Episode 20 01x20: (Sep/19/2005) As Herself 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Roseanne Barr 04x45: (Nov/05/2004) As Herself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Roseanne Barr, David Cross, Pharrell featuring The Clipse & N.E.R.D. 02x85: (Aug/13/2003) As Herself 

The Brothers Garcia (2000) 
  Mysteries of the Maya (Jun/21/2003) As Airplane Pilot 

Futurama (1999) 
  Three Hundred Big Boys 05x11: (Jun/15/2003) Voiced  Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Roseanne Barr, Chuck Barris, Dave Attell 10x71: (Feb/05/2003) As Herself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Roseanne 07x19: (Aug/19/2001) As Herself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Roseanne 04x17: (Apr/23/2000) As Herself 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Roseanne Barr 04x82: (Jun/30/1999) As Herself, [Interviewees]

3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) 
  Fun with Dick and Janet (2) 03x02: (Sep/24/1997) As Janet 
  Fun with Dick and Janet (1) 03x01: (Sep/24/1997) As Janet 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Roseanne/Green Day 20x07: (Dec/03/1994) As Herself (Host) 
  Tom Arnold/Neil Young 18x08: (Dec/05/1992) As Herself, [Uncredited]
  Roseanne Arnold & Tom Arnold/Red Hot Chili Peppers 17x14: (Feb/22/1992) As Herself (Co-Host) 
  Roseanne Barr/Dee-Lite 16x13: (Feb/16/1991) As Herself (Host) 

MTV Video Music Awards (1984) 
  11th Annual MTV Video Music Awards 11x01: (Sep/08/1994) As Herself (Host) 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 45th Annual Emmy Awards 45x01: (Sep/19/1993) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Roseanne') 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 50x01: (Jan/24/1993) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Roseanne') 

A Different World (1987) 
  Honeymoon in L.A. (2) 06x02: (Oct/01/1992) As Looting Wife 

The Ben Stiller Show (1992) 
  Episode #101 01x01: (Sep/27/1992) As Herself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Roseanne (1988)• Based On The Works Of
• Creative Consultant
The Jackie Thomas Show (1992)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Tom (1994)• Executive Producer
• Creator

Episode Crew


Roseanne (1988) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
Show all 7 episode crew credits
Into That Good Night (2) 09x24 May/20/1997 As: Writer
Into That Good Night (1) 09x23 May/20/1997 As: Story
The Miracle 09x19 Feb/25/1997 As: Story
Hit the Road, Jack 09x14 Jan/14/1997 As: Writer
Mothers and Other Strangers 09x11 Dec/03/1996 As: Writer
Trivia

Chosen as #9 in Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, the highest ranking woman.

Roseanne went on to host her own talk show, The Roseanne Show. The show ran for two years before it was cancelled in 2000.

In 1995 she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for "Roseanne"

Won an Emmy Award in 1993 for "Roseanne" - she was also nominated in 1992, 1994 and 1995.

On 9/17/68, Roseanne was severely injured in a car crash, resulting in memory loss and nightmares. She was then admitted to a state mental hospital at age 17, but left after less than a year.

In a 1991 People magazine interview, she claimed to have been an incest survivor, accusing both parents of physical and sexual abuse, charges which they have publically denied.

She dropped out of high school when she was 17 years old. After a car accident, she admitted herself into a mental institute claiming she was having nightmares and memory loss.

At age 17, Roseanne left Utah and moved to Denver, CO, where she gave birth to daughter Brandi and then gave her up for adoption.

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