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John Roberts (born November 10, 1971) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and writer. Roberts portrays Linda Belcher on the animated sitcom Bob's Burgers.[1]

John Roberts
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Roberts in 2016.
Born (1971-11-10) November 10, 1971 (age 46)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Years active 2006–present
Notable works and roles Linda Belcher on Bob's Burgers



Roberts currently provides the voice of Linda, the doting matriarch of the Belcher family, in the FOX animated primetime comedy Bob's Burgers. He has said in interviews that he based the voice of Linda on that of his own mother, Marge.[2]

He has appeared several times on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Watch What Happens: Live, has co-written a pilot for MTV with Bob Odenkirk and performed in two national tours for Margaret Cho as well as her Showtime special. Roberts first gained attention as one of the standout performer/writers on the YouTube follow up "Jackie & Debra" which won The Comedy Smalls award in London. He has over 20 million hits on YouTube and has made videos with the likes of Debbie Harry and David Cross. He performs several times a year at NYC's Joe's Pub and has signed a publishing deal with French Kiss Records.

Personal lifeEdit

Roberts is openly gay.[3]



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