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Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi, February 2007
Born Amanda Lee Rogers
31 January 1973 (1973-01-31) (age 37)
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Mel Metcalfe (1996–1999)
Ellen DeGeneres (2008–present)
.Portia de Rossi (born 31 January 1973), born Amanda Lee Rogers, is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally McBeal and Lindsay Bluth Fünke on the sitcom Arrested Development.^ Portia de Rossi is so friggin funny.
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^ Wikipedia Also known as: Amanda Lee Rogers Born: January 31, 1973 Related Searches: lesbian actress actor Lindsay Bluth Fünke arrested development Arrested Development cast Ally McBeal television actor Amanda Lee Rogers Scream actor Arrested Development (TV series) actor From Geelong film actor Australian babe a babe See more People Related to Portia de Rossi .
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^ The reinvention of Portia de Rossi .
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[1][2] .She currently portrays Veronica Palmer on the ABC sitcom Better Off Ted.^ Get revenge by watching 'Better Off Ted' .
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^ Tags: Better Off Ted , abc , TeD , Episode 7 , season 2 , Episode 6 , phil , LEM , Veronica .
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^ Better Off Ted (642 Fans) .
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Contents

Early life

.Born Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of Margaret, a medical receptionist, and Barry Rogers,[3] de Rossi was raised in Grovedale, a suburb of Geelong.^ She was raised in Grovedale, a suburb of Geelong.
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^ De Rossi was born Amanda Lee Rogers on January 31, 1973 in the waterfront city of Geelong in Victoria, Australia.
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^ Born Mandy Rogers in Melbourne, Australia, de Rossi acted in TV commercia … .
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[4] .As a child, she modelled for print and TV commercials.^ As a child she modeled for print and TV commercials.
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^ Born Mandy Rogers in Melbourne, Australia, de Rossi acted in TV commercials as a teen and modeled, but entered college to become a lawyer.
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^ Mandy began working as a model in print and television commercials when she was only eleven.
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She adopted the name Portia de Rossi at a young age:
.When I was 15, I changed my name legally.^ Changed her name when she was 15 just to be daring.
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^ She changed her name when she was 15 just to be daring.
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^ Segment aired on May 16 , 2008 de Rossi was at taping DeGeneres and de Rossi have been together since 2004 DeGeneres is 15 years older than de Rossi de Rossi legally changed her name from Amanda Lee Rogers when she was 15 .
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.In retrospect, I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay.^ In retrospect, I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay.
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^ But then she had to get serious about politics and about being gay.
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^ She also said: "I was closeted and very, very afraid that if I talked about being gay it would be the end of my career.
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.Everything just didn’t fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.^ Everything just didn’t fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.

^ Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.
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^ In an interview with The Advocate, she said, I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name.
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.I picked Portia because I was a Shakespeare fan (Portia is the character in
The Merchant of Venice who comes to the rescue of Antonio and Bassanio in their time of need).^ I picked Portia because I was a Shakespeare fan [Portia is the character in The Merchant of Venice who famously declaims, “The quality of mercy is not strain’d / It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven.”].

^ I loved Merchant of Venice, hence Shakespeare's Portia".
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^ I picked Portia because I was a Shakespeare fan (Portia is the character in The Merchant of Venice who comes to the rescue of Antonio and Bassanio in their time of need), and de Rossi because I was Australian and I thought that an exotic Italian name would somehow suit me better than Amanda Rogers.
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.De Rossi because I was Australian and I thought that an exotic Italian name would somehow suit me more than Amanda Rogers.^ More portia de rossi results .
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^ Portia de Rossi on changing her name .
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^ De Rossi because I was Australian and I thought that an exotic Italian name would somehow suit me more than Amanda Rogers.

.When you live in Australia, Europe is so far away and so fascinating, so stylish and cultured and sophisticated
.^ When you live in Australia, Europe is so far away and so fascinating, stylish, cultured and sophisticated.
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^ When you live in Australia, Europe is so far away and so fascinating, so stylish and cultured and sophisticated.

[5]
.She studied at Geelong Grammar School and Melbourne Girls Grammar School, then the University of Melbourne Law School, but left before finishing the course to pursue an acting career.^ After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Melbourne and studied law, but in 1993 left school to pursue acting.
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^ Her parents insisted that she finish high school before pursuing a career in acting.
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^ A talented student, she left the lecture theaters of the University of Melbourne Law school to pursue an acting career.
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Career

.Her first significant role was playing a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film Sirens.^ Rossi's first acting role was in the 1994 film Sirens.
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^ Her first significant role was playing a young and impressionable model in the Australian 1994 film Sirens.
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^ Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Birthday: January 31, 1973 A beautiful, exotic-looking blonde with pronounced eyebrows, Portia de Rossi first caught viewers' attention playing a virginal teenager who poses as a nude art model in "Sirens" (1994).
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.Soon afterwards she moved to Los Angeles and had guest roles on several TV shows, and a permanent role in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, before landing a role in the film Scream 2.^ Soon afterwards she moved to Los Angeles and had guest roles on TV shows before landing a role in the film Scream 2 .
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^ She has been in several TV shows also.
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^ Soon afterwards she moved to Los Angeles and had guest roles on TV shows before landing a role in the film Scream 2.
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.She attracted international attention when she joined the main cast of the Ally McBeal TV series in 1998 playing lawyer Nelle Porter.^ She attracted international attention when she joined the main cast of the Ally McBeal TV series in 1998 playing lawyer Nelle Porter.
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^ She played Nelle Porter, the ambitious lawyer and resident vixen on the FOX series, Ally McBeal.
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^ Portia de Rossi played Nelle Porter, the ambitious lawyer and resident vixen on the FOX series, Ally McBeal .
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She remained with the show until its end in 2002.
In 2001, she starred in Who is Cletis Tout? with Christian Slater.
.From 2003–2006, de Rossi starred as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on Fox Television's critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning series Arrested Development.^ De Rossi starred as “Lindsay Bluth Funke” in the critically-acclaimed Fox comedy Arrested Development .
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^ Co-starred in the FOX comedy series "Arrested Development" as Lindsay Bluth Fünke .
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^ Portia de Rossi - Stars Love...
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She also portrayed John F. Kennedy, Jr.'s wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, in the made for tv movie America's Prince: John F. Kennedy Jr. Story in 2003. And in 2005 she portrayed a fortune-teller named Zela in the Wes Craven thriller Cursed.
.From 2007-2008, de Rossi appears in Nip/Tuck's fifth season as Julia McNamara's girlfriend Olivia Lord.^ Richardson, de Rossi's Nip/Tuck lesbian romp .
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^ Nip/Tuck 03~ Portia de Rossi .
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^ Nip/Tuck: Season 05 .
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.She will reprise her role as Lindsay Bluth Fünke in 2010's film adaptation of Arrested Development.^ Co-starred in the FOX comedy series "Arrested Development" as Lindsay Bluth Fünke .
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^ The Australian actress best known for her roles on Ally McBeal and Arrested Development was born in 1973 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
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^ Not to be confused with: Morgan 'Nelle' Porter or Lindsay Bluth Fünke, her most memorable characters on the TV shows Ally McBeal and Arrested Development .

[6]
.De Rossi was named number 69 in Stuff's 100 Sexiest Women, 31 in Femme Fatales' Sexiest Women of 2003 list, 24 in Maxim's 100 Sexiest Women List in 2004, and in late 2006, the magazine Blender listed her as one of the hottest women of film and TV.[7] In May 2007, she was featured as one of 100 Most Beautiful in People Magazine special edition.^ Portia de Rossi, on changing her name.
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^ She was voted three different times as one of the most beautiful women and featured in many magazines.
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^ Name: Portia de Rossi .

TV Guide included de Rossi and DeGeneres in their Power A-List couples in 2007.

Personal life

.De Rossi is openly lesbian.^ De Rossi, who was married for two years to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe (to get a green card), is now openly gay.
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^ De Rossi, who was once married for two years to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe, is openly lesbian.
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^ De Rossi officially came out in The Advocate in 2005 after years of openly dating women but not discussing her personal life with the press.
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[8] .She was married to a man, documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe, from 1996 to 1999, as part of a plan to get a green card, but says that "it just obviously wasn't right" for her.^ In 1996, aged just 23, she married documentary film-maker Mel Metcalfe to get a green card.
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^ De Rossi, who was married for two years to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe (to get a green card), is now openly gay.
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^ Prior to that she was married to documentary filmmaker Mel Metcalfe, before admitting that she was a lesbian.
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[5] .From 2000 to 2004, de Rossi dated singer Francesca Gregorini, daughter of actress Barbara Bach and stepchild of Ringo Starr.^ Who is Portia De Rossi dating?
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^ Portia de Rossi Francesca Gregorini .
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^ Portia de Rossi Actress .
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.De Rossi says most of her family and Ally McBeal cast mates did not know she was gay until tabloid pictures of the couple were published.^ Portia de Rossi, 'Ally McBeal' .
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^ Last year Ally McBeal fans were suprised when de Rossi.

^ De Rossi says most of her family and Ally McBeal castmates didnt know she was gay until tabloid pictures of the couple were published.
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[5] .She declined to publicly discuss the relationship or her sexual orientation at the time.^ She decided not to publicly discuss the relationship or her sexual orientation at the time.
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^ In 2005, de Rossi opened up publicly about her sexual orientation in interviews with Details and The Advocate.
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^ During this period, she dodged media questions about her sexual orientation or the relationship and was rarely pictured with Gregorini in public.
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.De Rossi and Gregorini broke up in late 2004 as de Rossi began dating talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres, whom she met backstage at an awards show.^ She married talk show/comedian Ellen DeGeneres on August 17 , 2008.
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^ The awful truth about Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres .
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^ Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have tied the knot.
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[9] .In 2005, de Rossi opened up publicly about her sexual orientation in interviews with Details and The Advocate.^ In 2005, de Rossi opened up publicly about her sexual orientation in interviews with Details and The Advocate.
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^ In 2005, de Rossi officially came out and opened up about being gay in interviews with Details and The Advocate.
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^ Comments about Portia de Rossi .
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.She became engaged to DeGeneres after the talk show host proposed to her with a three-carat pink diamond ring.^ She is married to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres .
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^ DeGeneres hosts the Emmy award-winning talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
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^ Her syndicated talk show ?The Ellen DeGeneres Show?
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[10] .They were married on August 16, 2008 at their home, with 19 guests including their respective mothers.^ August 19, 2008 9:57 PM .
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^ May 16, 2008 3:19 PM .
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^ August 19, 2008 9:50 PM .
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[10] .They are both vegan.^ Portia De Rossi And Ellen Degeneres Go Vegan Newlyweds Portia De Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres have become vegans - because they both love animals so much.
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[11]
.She struggled with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa for four years while filming Ally McBeal.^ The Australian-born star suffered with the eating disorder since she was a teenager--and the illness intensified when she was cast as Nell Porter in hit TV show Ally McBeal .
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^ That was a misty-eyed Ellen DeGeneres, soaking up a standing ovation on the set of her talk show, after announcing that she was planning to marry her partner of four years, the Ally McBeal actress Portia de Rossi.
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^ The media has speculated about her stick-thin figure for years, but Beckham claims she doesn't have an eating disorder--she just controls what she eats.
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[9][12]
.De Rossi supports a variety of charitable organizations, including Locks of Love, a group that provides human hair wigs at discounted prices[13][14][15][16] for children with complete alopecia and other medical conditions that cause hair loss[17].^ De Rossi calls their union "lovely.
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^ She supports "Locks of Love," a group that buys wigs for children with medical hair loss.
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^ Completely supportive of each other.
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She has also supported fundraising efforts for FXB International,[18] an African AIDS relief organization; and The Art of Elysium,[19] an art foundation for terminally ill children.

Filmography

  • 1994: Sirens (AUS, UK) as Giddy
  • 1995: The Woman in the Moon (USA)
  • 1995: Too Something (aka New York Daze) (USA) (TV series) as Maria Hunter
  • 1997: Veronica's Closet (USA) (TV series) (episode S01 E05) as Carolyn
  • 1997: Scream 2 (USA) as Sorority Sister Murphy
  • 1998–2002: Ally McBeal (USA) (TV series) (seasons 2–5) as Morgan 'Nelle' Porter
  • 1998: Astoria (USA) (TV)
  • 1998: Girl (USA) as Carla Sparrow
  • 1998: Perfect Assassins (aka A Breed Apart) (USA) (TV) as Lana Collins
  • 1999: The Invisibles (USA) as Joy
  • 1999: American Intellectuals (USA) as Sarah
  • 1999: Stigmata (USA) as Jennifer Kelliho
  • 2001: Women in Film (USA) as Gina
  • 2001: Who is Cletis Tout? (USA, CAN) as Tess Donnelly
  • 2002: The Glow (USA) (TV) as Jackie Lawrence
  • 2002: The Twilight Zone (USA) (TV series) (episode S01 E08) as Laurel Janus
  • 2003: Two Girls from Leemore (USA)
  • 2003–2006: Arrested Development (TV series) (USA) (TV series) as Lindsay Bluth Fünke
  • 2003: America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (USA) (TV) as Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy
  • 2003: Mister Sterling (USA) (TV series) (episodes S01 E08-E09) as Lauren Barnes
  • 2003: I Witness (USA, GER) as Emily Thompson
  • 2003: The Night We Called It A Day (aka All The Way/aka All The Way: The Kidnapping Of A Music Legend) (AUS, USA) as Hilary Hunter
  • 2004: Dead & Breakfast (USA) as Kelly
  • 2005: Cursed (USA, GER) as Zela
  • 2007: Nip/Tuck (USA) (TV series) (episodes S05 E02-E08, E13-E14) as Olivia Lord
  • 2008: Ambition To Meaning (Film) as Denise
  • 2009–present: Better Off Ted (USA) (TV series) as Veronica Palmer

References

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  2. ^ "Geelong's Portia Marries Ellent". Geelong Advertiser. August 18, 2008. http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/article/2008/08/18/17323_news.html. Retrieved January 28, 2009. 
  3. ^ Portia de Rossi Biography (1973-)
  4. ^ Sacha Molitorisz (2003-05-09). "The very private Portia". The Age. http://www.theage.com.au/cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2003/05/07/1052280317160.html. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 
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  6. ^ Arrested Development (2009), Internet Movie Database
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  10. ^ a b Television presenter Ellen DeGeneres marries lesbian lover Portia de Rossi - Telegraph
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  13. ^ http://www.locksoflove.org/faq.html#Ac5
  14. ^ http://www.locksoflove.org/faq.html#Aa8
  15. ^ http://charityreports.give.org/Public/Report.aspx?CharityID=1839
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  18. ^ "Portia de Rossi Helps FXB to Rebuild Uganda". Celebrity Halo. July 2006. http://celebrityhalo.blogspot.com/2006/07/portia-de-rossi-helps-fxb-to-rebuild.html. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  19. ^ "Portia de Rossi supports The Art of Elysium". Celebrity Halo. January 2008. http://celebrityhalo.blogspot.com/2008/01/portia-de-rossi-supports-art-of-elysium.html. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 

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