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Sara Gilbert

Sara Gilbert serves as host and executive producer of The Talk, CBS's Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show that examines topical events and contemporary issues. She hosts the show alongside Eve, Sharon Osbourne, and Sheryl Underwood.

A vegetarian since the age of 13 and a self-proclaimed imperfect environmentalist, Gilbert published her second book, The Imperfect Environmentalist: A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind), in 2013. Her book is an entertaining and informational read with easy tips on living an eco-friendly life.

Gilbert may be best known for her role as Darlene Conner in the long-running hit series Roseanne, for which she earned two Emmy Award nominations and numerous other awards.

Gilbert's additional television credits include roles on The Big Bang Theory, Bad TeacherWelcome to New York, a starring role in Twins, and a recurring roles on The Class. She also has had roles on ER, as well as guest appearances on Will & GraceGrey's Anatomy, and 24.

Among her film credits are Poison Ivy, for which she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination, Riding in Cars with BoysDesert BlueLight It UpHigh Fidelity, and a cameo role in The Big Tease.

Gilbert made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed short film, Persona Non Grata. The film was selected for the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

On stage, Gilbert's credits include the off-Broadway play The Exonerated, an appearance in the world premiere of Gray Stewart's play, Downwinder Dance, in Ohio and a starring role in the Williamstown Theater Festival production of The Hot L Baltimore.

A magna cum laude graduate of Yale University with a degree in art, Gilbert's concentration was in photography. She has exhibited her photographs in New York at the Paul Morris Gallery, and her work was shown at the Deutsche Guggenheim Museum in Berlin during the summer of 2008. She lives in Los Angeles with her family. Her birth date is Jan. 29. Follow Sara on Twitter at @THEsaragilbert.