Star of true-to-life sitcom with husband Tom Arnold.
Working as a stand-up comedian in Colorado clubs led to her appearance on The Tonight Show, and eventually to her own HBO special.
She won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her role in Roseanne.
She married Bill Pentland in 1974, and the couple had three children before divorcing in 1990.
She starred on Roseanne with John Goodman.