Mar. 21st, 1962
Commack, Long Island, New York
5' 6 1/2
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Roseann O'Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author, and television personality, known for Nip / Tuck, Drop Dead Diva, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Web Therapy, The Fosters, Difficult People and SMILF.
- Took the role in _Exit to Eden (1994)_ (qv) after learning that 'Sharon Stone (I)' (qv) had turned it down.
- TV special she co-hosted on Nickelodeon - "Nick News Special Edition: My Family is Different" -logged some 100,000 e-mails and calls in protest about its gay-parenting content, before the show even aired 18 June 2002. The campaign was reportedly organized by the Traditional Values Coalition. 'Linda Ellerbee' (qv) produced and also hosted.
- Rosie's father, Edward, was a spy-camera engineer for a defense corporation.
- She is a big fan of the Harry Potter book series, and even offered to play "Molly Weasley" in _Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)_ (qv) for free.
- Big 'Tom Cruise' (qv) fan.
- Rosie attended Sawmill Junior High School in Commack, New York.
- Started out doing stand-up comedy.
- In 2006, she donated $5,700,000 to Katrina Relief efforts including Renaissance Village (a temporary shelter for Katrina victims), day care centers, a rehabilitation center in San Antonio, and a Habitat for Humanity sub division in Baton Rouge.