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Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Amanda Lee Rogers

Birth Date :

January 31, 1973

Birth Place :

Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Spouse :

Mel Metcalfe (filmmaker, 1996 - 1999), Ellen DeGeneres (comedian, since 16-Aug-08)

Claim to fame :

As Nell Porter in TV series "Ally McBeal" (1998)

Latest News


Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Shoot Down Baby Rumors

October 15, 2014 06:51:53 GMT

and her wife addressed baby rumors on "" on Monday, October 13. Ellen talked to Portia, "The main thing that everybody is asking me about, and asking you about, and I thought I'd let you clear it up, is if we're having a baby or not?"
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Portia De Rossi Surprises Ellen DeGeneres With Message in the Sky for Wedding Anniversary

August 19, 2014 07:42:35 GMT

gave an adorable present for their sixth wedding anniversary. The "" actress surprised her talk show host wife with a sweet message written in the sky over the weekend.
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Portia de Rossi Booked for 'Top Secret' Role in 'Scandal' Season 4

July 24, 2014 02:40:18 GMT

lands herself on "". The "Ally McBeal" alumna is billed to star in the fourth season of the ABC hit series for a "top secret" role. The casting news has been confirmed. She will make appearance in multiple episodes, but details of her role are not available yet.
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Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence Dazzle on Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 00:58:07 GMT

, , and Olympic figure skaters and Tara Lipinski were among the early stars to arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. They were on duty to cover the red carpet fashion for such media outlets as E! and Access Hollywood.
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Portia de Rossi Thought Being Gay Was 'Strange'

November 02, 2013 05:31:03 GMT

talks about her struggle before coming out in an interview on "The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet". In the interview, the actress reveals that she "didn't want to be a lesbian" because she had "these ridiculous images in [her] head" about being gay.
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Chris Brown Addresses His Heartbreak in New Song 'I Can't Win'

May 01, 2013 06:07:34 GMT

bares his heart out in a fresh song "I Can't Win", singing about his struggle to keep a doomed relationship with his woman. It's unveiled to hype up his next studio album "X" but won't be included in the upcoming release. "Some s**t I felt like writing that's not on the album," he tweets.
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'Arrested Development' Cast Has Public Reunion at Season 4 Premiere Party

May 01, 2013 05:02:56 GMT

As the Bluths are going to return on screen after seven years, the stars of "" reunited for the show's season 4 premiere party in Los Angeles. The returning cast, including , , , Tony Hale, , , , Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter and , were all on hand for the special screening held at the TCL Chinese Theater on Monday, April 29.
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Portia de Rossi Echoes Ellen DeGeneres About Having No Kids

April 13, 2013 04:02:59 GMT

doesn't want to have a kid and that's fine by her wife of five years who says she's more than content with their married life. The actress says in an interview with Out magazine for its latest issue, "You have to really want to have kids, and neither of us did. So it's just going to be me and Ellen and no babies."
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Portia de Rossi Is Lily Munster on NBC's 'Mockingbird Lane'

June 13, 2012 04:03:40 GMT

Another star has been cast as a member of the Munsters on Bryan Fuller's "". is tapped to portray the family's matriarch Lily Munster on the NBC reboot of the 1960s fantasy comedy.
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Portia de Rossi Felt Humiliated for Stripping Down to Undies on 'Ally McBeal'

February 09, 2011 08:33:22 GMT

Actress still shudders at the thought of her "Ally McBeal" underwear episode - because she felt so demeaned trying to win over her TV boss with alluring lingerie. The lesbian feminist hadn't 'come out' about her sexuality when she shot the saucy stripping scene for "Ally McBeal" - and she felt humiliated standing there in nothing but lacy underwear.
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Julia Roberts, Pink and More Congratulate Ellen DeGeneres

January 27, 2011 07:44:52 GMT

, and gave comedienne a birthday to remember by showing up unannounced on her daytime TV show to wish her all the best. Pregnant pop star Pink was the first celebrity to show up, confessing, "I'm here because there's cake..."
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Portia de Rossi Recalls Bitter Heterosexual Past

January 21, 2011 06:50:04 GMT

before era was a woman with heartache. In her new memoir "Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain", the "Ally McBeal" star revealed her bitter past where her ex-husband ran off with her sister-in-law after three years of marriage.
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Portia de Rossi Says No to 'Dancing With the Stars'

December 09, 2010 07:40:16 GMT

Actress has turned down the opportunity to become one half of the first same sex couple to compete on U.S. reality show "".
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Portia de Rossi Accused of Discrimination Against Males

November 18, 2010 08:49:11 GMT

Actress has come under fire from a top TV host in her native Australia after allegedly refusing to be interviewed by male journalists while promoting her new book Down Under. The former "Ally McBeal", who is married to comedienne , is currently on a promotional tour for her memoirs, "Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain". The book chronicles her battles with anorexia and her sexuality.
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Portia de Rossi Urges Parents and Friends of Anorexia Victims to Offer Up Their Concerns

November 03, 2010 08:03:44 GMT

Actress has urged the worried parents and friends of potential anorexia victims to offer up their concerns - before an eating disorder consumes their loved ones. The former "Ally McBeal" stars talks about her battle with anorexia in new memoir "Unbearable Lightness" and she fears she would be really ill or even dead if her brother hadn't voiced his opinion about the star's drastic weightloss.
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Portia de Rossi Once Weighed Just 82 Pounds as Anorexia Took Over Her Life

October 30, 2010 07:23:11 GMT

Former "Ally McBeal" and "" star ate just 300 calories a day as an eating disorder took over her life. The actress, who is married to , has opened up about her battle with anorexia in her new book "Unbearable Lightness" - and she fought back tears as she talked frankly about her lowest period during a recent taped interview with .
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Portia de Rossi Officially Takes Ellen DeGeneres' Last Name

September 24, 2010 02:24:28 GMT

"" star is now officially Mrs. DeGeneres. During a closed hearing on Thursday, September 23, a Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner has granted Portia the right to take the last name of her wife, , Associated Press reported.
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Portia de Rossi Files Request to Adopt Ellen DeGeneres' Last Name

August 10, 2010 06:01:35 GMT

Former "Ally McBeal" star has filed court papers to legally take on her partner ' last name. The couple wed in a same sex ceremony in 2008 when gay marriage was legalized in the state of California.
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Portia de Rossi to Dish on Her Private Life in a Memoir

February 10, 2010 03:37:13 GMT

' wife is set to lift the lid on her private life with a tell-all book, which will include her struggles with her sexuality and harrowing details of her battle with anorexia. The Australian actress, who was born Amanda Lee Rogers, has signed a deal to publish her memoirs which will detail her early years as she came to terms with her sexual orientation, and her public 'outing' while she was starring in hit sitcom "Ally McBeal".
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