Rosie O'Donnell Biography

Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality. She has also been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, LGBT rights activist, television producer, and collaborative partner in the LGBT family vacation company R Family Vacations.

O'Donnell started her comedy career while still a teenager and her big break was on the talent show Star Search in 1984. A TV sitcom and a series of movies introduced her to a larger national audience and from 1996 to 2002, she hosted The Rosie O'Donnell Show, which won multiple Emmy Awards. During this time, she wrote her first memoir, Find Me, and developed the nickname "Queen of Nice" as well as a reputation for philanthropic efforts. She used the book's $3 million advance to establish her For All Kids foundation and promoted other charity projects, encouraging celebrities on her show to also take part.

O'Donnell came out, stating "I'm a dyke!" two months before finishing her talk show run, saying that her primary reason was to bring attention to gay adoption issues. O'Donnell is a foster and adoptive mother. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Rosie O'Donnell
Full Name:
Roseann O'Donnell
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Television producer, Film Producer, Comedian, TV Personality, Social activist, Voice Actor, Screenwriter, Editor, Talk show host
Ethnicity:
Irish American
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Date of Birth:
March 21, 1962 (60)
Astrological Sign:
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