Portia De Rossi
De Rossi starred as Lindsay Bluth Funke in the critically acclaimed Fox comedy Arrested Development. The show won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2004 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble and was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2006 and a SAG Award in 2005. De Rossi is best known for her portrayal of enigmatic lawyer Nelle Porter on Fox's hugely successful Ally McBeal.
On the big screen, she starred in Wes Craven's Cursed, opposite Christina Ricci, Chris Ver Wiel's Who is Cletis Tout?, opposite Richard Dreyfuss and Tim Allen, Paul Goldman's The Night We Called It a Day, opposite Dennis Hopper and Melanie Griffith, Wes Craven's Scream 2, Rupert Wainwright's Stigmata, Bruce Wagner's Women in Film, Noah Stern's The Invisibles and Michael Goorjian's Ambition to Meaning, with Wayne Dyer.
De Rossi received her first acting break in the feature film Sirens, directed by John Duigan and opposite Hugh Grant, Sam Neill and Elle Macpherson.
Born in Australia, she currently resides in Los Angeles.
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Portia De Rossi Facts
|Birth Name||Amanda Lee Rogers|
|Birthday||January 31, 1973 (50)|
|Height||5' 7½" (1m71) How tall is Portia De Rossi compared to you?|
|Arrested Development (2003) as Lindsay Bluth Fünke|
|I Witness (2003) as Emily Thompson|
|Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001) as Tess Donnelly|
|Women in Film (2001) as Gina|
|Ally McBeal (1997) as Nelle|
|Sirens (1994) as Giddy (breakthrough)|