Birth Name: Roseanne Cherie Barr
Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date of Birth: November 3, 1952
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Roseanne Barr is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, director, and politician.
She was the Peace and Freedom Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 2012. She was also a candidate for the Green Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2012.
Roseanne is the daughter of Helen (Davis) and Jerome Hershel Barr. She was born to a Jewish family (from Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Lithuania).
Roseanne’s paternal grandparents were Samuel Borisofsky/Barr (the son of Lazar Borisofsky and Bossie Saslavksy) and Frances Bertha Katz (the daughter of Joseph Katz and Sheva/Sophia/Sophie Schandra/Ber). Samuel was born in Kiev, in the Russian Empire. Frances was born in Minnesota, to Russian-born parents. Sheva was the daughter of Leizer Ber.
Roseanne’s maternal grandparents were Ben Davis (the son of Morris D. Davis and Pearl Rosenblum/Rosenbloom) and Mary Betnum. Ben was born in Austria-Hungary. Pearl was the daughter of William Wolfe Rosenbloom/Rosenblum. Mary was born in Lithuania.
Sources: Family history of Roseanne Barr – http://www.genealogymagazine.com
Genealogy of Roseanne Barr – http://www.geni.com