Roseanne Barr

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Roseanne Cherrie Barr
  • Birth Place: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/03/1952, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; comedian
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Roseanne Barr Fast Facts:
  • Daughter Brandi Brown was given up for adoption after her birth in 1971; they reunited 18 years later.
  • Moved to Denver in 1973 and began her stand-up career.
  • Made her first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1985.
  • Movie debut was in 1989's She-Devil.
  • Married second husband Tom Arnold four days after divorcing her first husband of 16 years, Bill Pentland.
  • Made headlines with an off-key, groin-grabbing rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" at a Padres-Reds game in 1990.
  • Third husband Ben Thomas worked as her bodyguard before they married in 1995.
  • Appeared as the Wicked Witch in a 1997 New York City stage production of The Wizard of Oz.
  • Released her third book, Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm, in January 2011; in it refers to people who obsess about her as "Roseannethropologists."
  • Roseanne Barr Relationships:
  • Johnny Argent - Significant Other
  • Ben Thomas - Ex-husband
  • Stephanie Barr - Sister
  • Buck Thomas - Son
  • Jake Pentland - Son
  • Tom Arnold - Ex-husband
  • Bill Pentland - Ex-husband
  • Brandi Brown - Daughter
  • Jerry Barr - Father
  • Ben Barr - Brother
  • Jessica Pentland - Daughter
  • Geraldine Barr - Sister
  • Helen Barr - Mother
  • Jenny Machala - Daughter
  • Roseanne Barr Awards:
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1994 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1989 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1995 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1990 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner

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