Portia de Rossi was born on 31 January 1973 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. She is an Australian actress well known from her role in Ally McBeal, where she interpreted Nelle Porter.
Biography and Career:
Portia de Rossi was raised in a suburb of Geelong. While she was a child she was a model for prints and TV commercials. She changed her name legally when she was 15. She graduated the Melbourne Girls Grammar School and then she attends to the University of Melbourne Law School, but left it before graduation.
Portia de Rossi's first recurred rule was in 1994, when she obtained the role of a model in Sirens. After this she moved to Los Angeles and obtained short roles in some television shows and in Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher. She also got a role in Scream 2.
In 1998 she joined the international famous television series of Ally McBeal as lawyer Nelle Porter, role that she kept until in 2002, when the serial was ended.
In 2001, along with Christian Slater she appeared in Who is Cletis Tout? From 2003 to 2006, Portia de Rossi interpreted Lindsay Bluth Funke in Arrested Development, a criticized movie but Emmy awarded, produced by Fox Television. She also played the role of Carolyn Bessette Kennedy in America's Prince: John F. Kennedy Jr. Story from 2003. In 2005 she obtained a role in Cursed.
Birth Name: Amanda Lee Rogers
Nick Name: Portia de Rossi
Years active: 1994 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ present
Why do we like Portia de Rossi?
We like Portia de Rossi because she played in the well known television series Ally McBeal and in an ABC sitcom named Better Off Ted.
Why is Portia de Rossi famous?
Portia de Rossi is famous because she plays in movies. She is an Australian actress that plays in american films.
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