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|Born||Alicia Linda Goranson
June 22, 1974
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Alicia Linda Goranson (born June 22, 1974; Evanston, Illinois), better known as Lecy Goranson (//), is an American actress. She is best known for her role of Becky Conner in the television sitcom Roseanne, which debuted in 1988.
Goranson exited the series in 1992 (the start of the show's fifth season) to pursue an education at Vassar College, though her schedule eventually permitted her to continue appearing part-time as Becky. Under the new arrangement, the show's producers and writers had to take care to write scenes for Becky sparingly. Goranson's exit resulted in Becky's eloping with her husband, Mark Healy, who was played by Glenn Quinn. Becky would be seen via the phone briefly on some occasions as she 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, so Sarah Chalke was brought into the role.
When the show reached its eighth season, Goranson managed to schedule things so that she could work as Becky, replacing Chalke. Goranson appeared continuously at the beginning but mid-season it became a problem. On two occasions, Goranson had to pull out of episodes in which Becky was intended to appear, so Chalke took over the role once again. These episodes include the family visit to Walt Disney World and Darlene and David's wedding, episodes in which Becky was needed. Goranson appeared again toward the end of the season; however, she decided not to continue following the end of the eighth season. For the ninth and final year, Goranson did not return to the show as Becky Conner Healy, leaving the role to Chalke for the final 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 (when Goranson couldn't appear) 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) repeatedly uttered "They say she's the same but she isn't the same" and it was revealed to the audience that he was referring to the two actresses playing Becky.
Since Roseanne, Goranson had several small roles in films and has guest starred in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Sex and the City and Fringe. In her film roles as an adult, she is normally credited as Alicia rather than Lecy. Goranson appeared on Larry King with the cast of Roseanne and objected to episodes that focused on homosexuality. Goranson referred to herself as "a good Christian." Alicia is currently living in the Redhook section of Brooklyn, New York; she played the part of "Sandra" in The Extra Man which opened in limited release on July 30, 2010. Presently, Alicia Goranson has no representation.
|1995||How to Make an American Quilt||Young Hy|
|1999||Boys Don't Cry||Candace|
|2004||Death 4 Told||Joyce||Segment: The Psychic|
|2007||The Perfect Dress||Candace||Short film|
|2010||The Extra Man||Sandra|
|1988–1996||Roseanne||Becky Conner-Healy||Television program
|2004||Sex and the City||Amber (Birth Mother)||Television program
Episode: "An American Girl in Paris, Part Deux"
|2004||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Rosalin Silvo||Television program
|2009||Fringe||Tattoo Girl||Television program
Episode: "Inner Child"
|2012||Damages||Sally (McClaren's Ex-Girlfriend/ Charlie's Mom)||Television program
Episode: "Something's Wrong With Me"
Awards and nominations 
- 2008: Won, "Innovator Award" - Roseanne
- 1989: Nominated, "Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series" - Roseanne
- 1990: Nominated, "Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series" - Roseanne