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Roseanne Barr

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
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Profession: Comedienne and Actress

United States of America

Biography: Began her career in stand-up comedy at clubs before gaining fame for her role in the sitcom "Roseanne". The show was a hit and lasted nine seasons, from 1988 to 1997. She won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work on the show.

"Roseanne" with its original cast was revived in 2018.

Born: November 3, 1952
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1991-06-01 Actors Roseanne Barr Arnold & Tom Arnold remarry
  • 1994-04-18 Roseanne Barr Arnold files for divorce from Tom Arnold
  • 1995-02-14 Actress-comedienne Roseanne Barr (42) weds bodyguard Ben Thomas (28) at Caesars Tahoe, Nevada; divorce 2002
  • 1998-01-08 Roseanne Barr files for divorce from 3rd husband Ben Thomas

Historical Events

  • 1988-10-18 "Roseanne" TV comedy starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf premieres in the US on ABC
  • 1990-07-25 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres MLB game
  • 1992-09-26 Roseanne Barr Arnold gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • 1994-03-08 20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV)
  • 1995-03-05 21st People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Jodie Foster win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Barr win (TV)
  • 2018-05-29 ABC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet
  • 2018-10-17 The revived "The Connors" debuts on ABC TV starring Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf and John Goodman, without fired former star Roseanne Barr