Birth Name: Roseanne Barr
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Born Roseanne Cherrie Barr in Salt Lake City, UT on Nov. 3, 1952 to a bookkeeper mother and a salesman father, she found her calling in performance at an early age, often entertaining her family when they gathered for the Sabbath on Friday evenings. Reportedly, Barr's parents kept their Jewish identity hidden and instead maintained an interest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to blend in with their neighbors. Barr was active in school plays, but sought a bigger audience outside of Utah. By the age of 17, she had dropped out of school and relocated to an artists' colony in Colorado. She was also reportedly involved a car accident at this time, which resulted in post-traumati...
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