Roseanne Barr is an American actress, comedian, writer, and television producer who, starting her career in stand-up comedy at clubs, earned fame for her role in the hit television sitcom 'Roseanne' which ran for nine seasons from 1988 to 1997. Her portrayal of the titular character Roseanne Harris-Conner is considered one of her best roles and earned him an 'Emmy' and a 'Golden Globe Award' for 'Best Actress'. Her most successful show to date, it was revived for an eight episode series in 2018.
Following the success of her sitcom, she executive produced and hosted her own talk show, 'The Roseanne Show', which aired from 1998 to 2000. She hosted 'Roseanne's Nuts' in 2011 and was a judge on 'Last Comic Standing' in 2014-15.
She earned praise for her debut film role as Ruth Patchett in the black comedy 'She-Devil' in 1989. Her later filmography includes a few small roles in films like 'Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare', 'Even Cowgirls Get the Blues', 'Blue in the Face' and 'Cecil B. Demented'. She also voice acted in 'Look Who's Talking Too' and 'Home on the Range', earning a nomination for the 'Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress' for the former.
This crime thriller comedy film tells the story of an insane independent filmmaker, who along with his group of teen cinema enthusiasts, kidnaps a movie star and forces her to act in their underground movie.
Ruth Patchett is a housewife and a mother, who can’t seem to make her husband happy, despite all her efforts. However, her husband eventually starts an affair with a novelist named Mary Fisher. Although Patchett tries to ignore it, she is devastated when her husband eventually leaves her. She vows revenge and to destroy everything he holds dear. ‘
After slaying all the children and teenagers of his town, Springwood’s dream-stalking psychopath Freddy Krueger, in a bid to capture new hunting grounds, discovers a home for troubled teens. When he realizes that his estranged daughter Maggie works there as a therapist, he tries to enlist her help; but she confronts her father, determined to put a stop to his murderous carnage.
Look Who’s Talking To is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around Mollie and James, who are having a second baby. However, their first-born Mikey, is unhappy with all the attention his new sister is getting, and this leads to a sibling rivalry between them.
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues is a western romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Sissy Hankshaw, a woman who has been hitchhiking through the US from a young age. Her life takes a turn when she becomes an advertising model, shortly after which her agent sends her to his ranch in California, for shooting a commercial. There, she develops a friendship with Bonanza, one of the cowgirls.
Home on the Range is an animated comedy western film which is about the resident animals of a farm, who decide go on a bounty hunting mission, for a notorious outlaw, in an effort to save their farm.
Roseanne Barr Awards
|Roseanne||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||1993|
|Roseanne||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||1993|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1995|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1994|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1990|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1990|
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program||1989|