Young 'Roseanne' Stars Sign on as 'The Conners' Series Regulars

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Young Roseanne stars Emma Kenney, Ames McNamara, and Jayden Rey have joined upcoming spinoff The Conners as series regulars.

Kenney and McNamara portrayed siblings Harris and Mark, respectively, the children of Darlene Conner (Sara Gilbert) and David Healy (Johnny Galecki). Rey appeared as Mary, the daughter of D.J. Conner (Michael Fishman).

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The young stars join original Roseanne cast members Gilbert, Fishman, John Goodman (Dan Conner), Laurie Metcalf (Jackie Harris) and Lecy Goranson (Becky Conner-Healy).

Emma Kenney, Jayden Rey & Ames McNamara.

The Conners was announced by ABC following the cancellation of Roseanne in May. The successful revival was canceled by the network after series lead Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet aimed at former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

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By Wade Sheridan

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.

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