Know Sara Gilbert up close with six interesting facts about her life

An American actress, Sara Gilbert is best known for her role as Darlene Conner-Healy in Roseanne Conner. She is also the creator of the talk show- The Talk. So today here we present some of the six interesting facts about Sara Gilbert.


Making an acting debut in a television commercial at the age of 6, Sara decided to be an actress when her older sister received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. So, without any delay let’s get into the topic which deals not five but six mind-blowing facts about Sara Gilbert.

Six Interesting facts you need to know about Sara Gilbert

Sara Gilbert was born on 29th January 1975 in Santa Monica, California as Sara Rebecca Abeles. She completed her graduation from Yale University with major in art and also with an emphasis on photography.

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6. Sara Gilbert- First television debut

The very first time that Sara made an appearance on Television was in a Kool-Aid ad. And after several years, she landed the role of Darlene Conner in Roseanne. She was a cast member in the show’s 9 yrs running. She even wrote a 4th season episode story- Don’t Make Me Over.

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5. Sara Gilbert- Came out as gay

Well, Sara knew that she was gay during her relationship with the actor, Jonny Galecki. And after she realized that she was a lesbian, she remained close friend with Jonny. After that, she began a relationship with the television producer- Allison Adler- an American Canadian television producer and writer in the year 2001.

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But in 2011, Sara announced that she and Adler separated their ways. The couple even has two daughter- Levi Hand- son and Sawyer Jane-daughter.

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4. Sara Gilbert- Stage name

Sara’s real name was Sara Rebecca Abeles. But how did she become Sara Gilbert? Well, Sara took the last name Gilbert for her mother Paul Gilbert. Her stage name comes from the last name of her half-siblings- Melissa Gilbert and Jonathan Gilbert. And this way Sara Rebecca Abeles became Sara Gilbert.

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3. Sara Gilbert- Comes from show business family

If you don’t know then let us tell you that Sara is the sister of Melissa Gilbert. Melissa was the one that Sara followed in her footsteps to be an actress. Sara was the primary part of Roseanne for its whole season. She also has a recurring dream on The Big Bang Theory. Sara has been in the Entertainment industry since 1983 and is still going strong.

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2. Sara Gilbert- In a relationship with Linda Perry

Well, as of now, Sara is one of the happy ladies. Back in 2011, Sara confirmed her relationship with Linda and after two years, the couple got engaged. They tied the knot in March 2014. The couple is blessed with a baby boy- Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry. And the couple is really enjoying each other’s company.

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1. Sara Gilbert- Longtime Vegan

Sara became a vegetarian in her teen. As the character- Darlene in Roseanne loved sports and has trouble in school and during the school time she became a vegetarian and an animal rights activist. The character’s role closely matched the real life of Sara.

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And in the year 2008, Sara stated that she has adopted a vegan lifestyle since she was 13 years old. She revealed this in an interview with The Late Late Show with Craig.