Cheryl Swannack

Cheryl Swannack



Cheryl Swannack is an American actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms “The Golden Girls” and “Roseanne.” She was born on January 10, 1943, in Moline, Illinois, to parents Robert and Dorothy Swannack. She studied theater at the University of Washington, and made her TV debut in 1979 in the CBS series “The Jeffersons.”

Swannack's big break came in 1985 when she was cast on “The Golden Girls.” She played the role of a neighbor of Dorothy, Rose, and Blanche's Miami home. Swannack was praised for her comedic timing and the chemistry she had with the show's other stars. She won a Golden Globe nomination for her performance.

Swannack went on to star in the hit show “Roseanne” from 1988 to 1997. She played the role of Crystal Anderson, Roseanne's best friend and confidante. Swannack was once again praised for her comedic performance and endearing relationship with Roseanne. She also received an Emmy nomination for her work on the show.

Swannack has continued to appear on television shows and in films throughout her career. She has appeared in the films “Cocktail,” “The Rocketeer,” and “The Preacher's Wife.” She has also guest-starred on shows such as “Friends,” “Mad About You,” and “The West Wing.”

Swannack has also worked as a producer and director. She directed episodes of “Roseanne,” “Cybill,” and “The Hughleys.” She also produced the film “The Preacher's Wife.”

Swannack has been married twice and has two children. She is currently retired and lives in Los Angeles, California. She remains an iconic figure in television and film and is widely respected for her comedic work.

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