Portia de Rossi Biography (1973-)

Original name, Amanda "Mandy" Lee Rogers; born January 31, 1973, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; daughter of Barry and Margaret (a medical receptionist) Rogers. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Joan Hyler, Hyler Management, 25 Sea Colony Dr., Santa Monica, CA 90405.; Publicist: PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
Australian
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
January 31, 1973
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Maria Hunter, New York Daze (also known as Too Something),Fox, 1995-1996
  • Miss Elana Lewis, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, The WB, 1996-1997
  • Nelle Porter, Ally McBeal (also known as Ally), Fox, 1998-2002
  • Lindsay Bluth Funke, Arrested Development, Fox, beginning 2003
  • Movies
  • Lana Collins, Perfect Assassins (also known as A Breed Apart), HBO, 1998
  • Jackie Lawrence, The Glow, Fox, 2002
  • Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy, Jr. Story, TBS, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Carolyn, "Veronica's First Date," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1997
  • Laurel Janus, "Dead Man's Eyes," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002
  • Lauren Barnes, "Wish List," Mister Sterling, NBC, 2003
  • Lauren Barnes, "Final Passage," Mister Sterling, NBC, 2003
  • Guest, The View, 2003
  • Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Also panelist on All Star Squares.
  • Specials
  • Host, E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • (As Portia deRossi) 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Interviewee, All about Ally, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Film Appearances
  • Giddy, Sirens, Columbia/TriStar, 1994
  • Shauna, The Woman in the Moon, 1995
  • Sorority sister Murphy, Scream 2 (also known as Scream Again, Scream Louder, and Scream: The Sequel), Dimension Films/Miramax, 1997
  • Joy, The Invisibles, Visionbox Pictures, 1999
  • (As Portia Di Rossi) Carla Sparrow, Girl, Kushner-Locke, 1999
  • Sarah, American Intellectuals, Oak Island Films, 1999
  • Jennifer Kelliho, Stigmata (also known as Toby's Story), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Gina Tolk, Women in Film, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Tess Donnelly, Who Is Cletis Tout?, Paramount Classics, 2002
  • Emily Thompson, I Witness, Promark Entertainment Group, 2003
  • Hilary Hunter, The Night We Called It a Day, Miracle Entertainment, 2004
  • Kelly, Dead & Breakfast, Ambus Entertainment/Goal Line Productions, 2004
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Behind the "Scream," Dimension Home Video, 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Bikini, November, 1998, pp. 18-19
    • Hollywood Reporter, July 15, 1998, p. 4
    • People Weekly, November 30, 1998, pp. 80-81
    • Shape, April 8, 1999, pp. 12-16
    • TV Guide, December 5, 1998, pp. 30-32
    • US, January, 1999
    Electronic
    • Portia de Rossi Official Site, http://www.portia-derossi.com, February 12, 2004

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