Roseanne Barr Signs With Gersh (Exclusive)

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Roseanne Barr has signed with Gersh for U.S. representation in all areas, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

The comedian’s stand-up act inspired her groundbreaking sitcom Roseanne, which earned its star and creator a slew of accolades, including Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, Kids’ Choice and American Comedy Award wins. Over nine seasons the comedy averaged approximately 30 million viewers and was the top-rated show in its sophomore season.

Barr later earned a Daytime Emmy nomination for hosting her talker The Roseanne Show, and starred in the Lifetime reality series Roseanne’s Nuts, about her family’s operation of a macadamia nut farm in Hawaii. Barr, whose other television appearances have included The Office, Portlandia and The Millers, can currently be seen alongside Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters as a judge on NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

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In 2012 Barr ran for president of the United States as the nominee from the Peace and Freedom Party, finishing sixth in the nationwide popular vote. Filmmaker Eric Weinrib, a longtime collaborator of Michael Moore’s, documented her campaign and plans to release Roseanne for President! later this year.

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Barr has penned three memoirs: 1989’s Roseanne: My Life as a Woman, 1994’s My Lives and 2011’s Roseannearchy: Dispatches form the Nut Farm.

Barr continues to be repped through her banner Full Moon & High Tide.

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