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Portia de Rossi

Nelle Porter in Ally McBeal

Photos Portia de Rossi Birth name: Amanda Lee Rogers
Birth date: 1973/01/31 (50 years old)
Birth place : Geelong (État de Victoria)

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Biography for Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi (née Amanda Lee Rogers: she changes her identity at 15) studies the law at the University of Melbourne in the hope of becoming a lawyer. At the same time, she poses as a model and decides to change her name, too banal in her eyes, in Portia de Rossi.

It was in 1994 that she was spotted by a casting director who offered her the role of Giddy in the film Sirens with Hugh Grant.

Between 1997 and 2002, his career took off. She plays the role of the beautiful and ambitious lawyer to wear in the Ally McBeal series, hated by her female colleagues who jealous.

In 2002, she turned to the big screen. She then turns in films as varied as Scream 2 (1997) in which she interprets a student, and in Stigmata (1999). In 2004, she was playing with Wes Craven's Cursed film, the father of the Scream trilogy, alongside Christina Ricci and Joshua Jackson.

Despite the end of Ally McBeal, she does not forget her first loves and returns to the small screen in the Arrested Development series.

In 2007, she appeared in the 5th season of Nip/Tuck. We also find it in the new series "Better off Ted" released in 2009.

Since 2004, Portia de Rossi publicly has posted her homosexuality and lives as a couple with Ellen Degeneres, humorist and American actress. After she publicly announced her marriage to the actress Portia de Rossi on Friday May 16, 2008 in her big talk show on the NBC channel, the Union was celebrated on August 16, 2008. This marriage was made possible following A decision in May 2008 of the Supreme Court of California to authorize marriage between people of the same sex

Portia de Rossi is an Australian actress known for her roles in television series such as Arrested Development, Ally McBeal and Nip/Tuck. She was born on January 31, 1973 in Geelong, Australia, under the name of Amanda Lee Rogers. She started her acting career at the age of 15, playing in plays and television advertisements.

In 1992, she moved to the United States to continue her acting career and changed her name in Portia de Rossi, in tribute to the character of Portia in the comedy of Shakespeare the Venice merchant. She made her cinema debut in 1995 with the film Sirens, and then played in films such as Scream 2, Girl, Interrupted and Stigmata.

In 1998, Portia de Rossi obtained her first important role in a television series playing in Ally McBeal, for which she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. She then became famous for her role as Lindsay Bluth Fünke in the comic series Arrested Development, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2005.

In addition to her acting career, Portia de Rossi is also a writer and has published a book entitled Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain in 2010. She is also engaged in humanitarian causes and was notably an ambassador of the organization Standing to Lucraté Stand Up to Cancer.

In 2005, Portia de Rossi married the actress and presenter of Talk-Show Ellen Degeneres, with whom she formed a famous couple in the world of entertainment. Together, they created the production company A very good production and produced several television programs, including Little America and Splitting Up Together.

In summary, Portia de Rossi is a talented and accomplished Australian actress who has proven herself in the world of entertainment by playing in popular films and television series. She is also a writer and activist for humanitarian causes.


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