Lecy Goranson Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Alicia Linda “Lecy” Goranson is an American actress. She appears as the original Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in 1988. Goranson has also had supporting roles in the films How to Make an American Quilt in 1996, Boys Don’t Cry in 1999 and The Extra Man in 2010.

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Lecy Goranson Wiki

Alicia Linda “Lecy” Goranson is an American actress. She appears as the original Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in 1988. Goranson has also had supporting roles in the films How to Make an American Quilt in 1996, Boys Don’t Cry in 1999 and The Extra Man in 2010.

Lecy Goranson Biography

Goranson who subsequently studied acting in Chicago, landed the role of Becky Conner. It was only the second time she auditioned for a part. Goranson portrayed the character for five seasons, exiting the series in 1992, several episodes into the fifth season, to pursue an education at Vassar College. Her schedule permitted her to continue appearing part-time as Becky. Under her new arrangement, the show’s producers and writers had to take care to write scenes for Becky sparingly.

Her exit resulted in Becky’s eloping with her boyfriend. Becky would be seen via the phone briefly on some occasions as she now lived out of state. In the next season, although not at the beginning, the producers decided to bring the character back. Goranson was still unavailable and Sarah Chalke auditioned and won the role.

Chalke played Becky for the remainder of the sixth season and all of the seventh season. When the show reached its eighth season, Goranson managed to schedule things so that she could work as Becky again, replacing Chalke. She appeared continually at the beginning of season eight, but by mid-season she had scheduling conflicts again with school. On two occasions Goranson had to pull out of episodes in which the Becky character was necessary; Darlene’s wedding and a family trip to Walt Disney World.

Chalke was called back in to portray Becky for these episodes. Toward the end of the season, Goranson was available again and she returned to play Becky. However, after the end of the eighth season, Goranson decided not to continue due to scheduling conflicts she had during the previous season. For the ninth and what would be the final season of the original run, Goranson did not return to the show, leaving the role to Chalke for that season.

The appearances by Goranson vs. Chalke became a running gag. Goranson’s first re-appearance was marked with a “Where the hell have you been?” from several cast members while in character. Similarly, Chalke’s infrequent appearances during Season 8 would be played for humor with an “Aren’t you glad you’re here this week?” from Roseanne. There was even a glimpse into the future where a grown-up and somewhat catatonic DJ, played by John Goodman instead of Michael Fishman, repeatedly uttered to a psychiatrist “They say she’s the same but she isn’t the same”; at the end of the episode, it was revealed to the audience that he was referring to the two actresses playing Becky.

Lecy Goranson Age

Alicia Linda Goranson was born on June 22, 1974 in Evanston, Illinois, U.S. She is 48 years old.

Lecy Goranson Family

Goranson is the daughter of Stephen Goranson, an official who works for the Environmental Protection Agency and Linda Goranson who is an English teacher at Evanston Township High School. She has an older brother named Adam.

Lecy Goranson Height

She stands the height of 5 feet 5 inch or 1.65 m.

Lecy Goranson Net Worth

Goranson has accumulated an estimated total net worth of $1.5 million dollars. Acting is the primary source of her net worth.

Lecy Goranson Post-Roseanne

After the initial run of Roseanne, Goranson had several small roles in films and has guest starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Sex and the City, Damages and Fringe. During her film roles as an adult, Goranson is normally credited as Alicia rather than Lecy Goranson. She is currently living in a section of Brooklyn, New York. She played the part of Sandra in The Extra Man which opened in limited release on July 30, 2010.

Roseanne revival and The Conners
It was announced on April 28, 2017, that a revival of Roseanne was in the works with most of the original cast and some of the original producers slated to return. It was confirmed in May 2017, that Goranson would be returning in the role of Becky. Chalke would also appear, playing a different role. The revival of Roseanne premiered on March 27, 2018 on ABC. In the wake of controversial remarks made on May 29, 2018, by Roseanne Barr on Twitter regarding Valerie Jarrett (an advisor of former president Barack Obama), ABC cancelled the revival after a single season.

ABC announced on June 21, 2018, a spin-off from Roseanne, entitled The Conners, with all the original cast of Roseanne to return, except for Barr herself. The new show premiered on October 16, 2018.

Lecy Goranson Movies

  • 1995 How to Make an American Quilt, Young Hy Dodd
  • 1999 Boys Don’t Cry, Candace
  • 2004 Death 4 Told Joyce
  • 2005 Love, Ludlow Myra
  • 2007 The Perfect Dress Candace
  • 2010 The Extra Man, Sandra
  • 2011 Monster Slayer Sue
  • 2013 The Wood House Eleanore
  • 2018 Hurricane Bianca 2: From Russia with Hate, Angela Jo

Lecy Goranson TV Shows

  • 1988–1996-2018 Roseanne, Becky Conner-Healy 120 episodes
  • 2004 Sex and the City, Amber (Birth Mother) Episode: “An American Girl in Paris, Part Deux”
  • 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Rosalin Silvo Episode: “Poison”
  • 2009 Fringe, Tattoo Girl Episode: “Inner Child”
  • 2011 Naked in a Fishbowl Blossom Barney Episode: “Blossom Barney Crystal Healer”
  • 2012 Damages, Sally Episode: “Something’s Wrong With Me”
  • 2015 Co-operation Bonnie 2 episodes
  • 2016 Inside Amy Schumer, Amy #3 Episode: “Psychopath Test”
  • 2018–present The Conners, Becky Conner 11 episodes