Mar. 21st, 1962
Commack, Long Island, New York, USA
5' 6 1/2"
Rosie O'Donnell's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2016 - Roseanne for President!
2015 - Pitch Perfect 2
2010 - Teenage Paparazzo
2001 - Hedwig and the Angry Inch
2000 - The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
1999 - Tarzan
1999 - Get Bruce!
1998 - Wide Awake
1996 - Harriet the Spy
1996 - Beautiful Girls
1996 - A Very Brady Sequel
1995 - Now and Then
1994 - The Flintstones
1994 - Car 54, Where Are You?
1993 - Another Stakeout
1993 - Sleepless in Seattle
1993 - Fatal Instinct
1992 - A League of Their Own
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Host
Judge Madeline Summers
Herself - Guest
Rosie O'Donnell was born into an Irish family in Commack, Long Island. She was in the middle of 5 children. Her mother died when she was ten. She said that she watched TV nearly 24 hours a day. When she was 18, she dropped out of college and went on to do shows like "Gimme a Break!" (1981), and she produced and hosted "Stand-Up Spotlight" (1988). Now, she works on her own down-to-earth syndicated show: "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (1996).
- Rosie attended Sawmill Junior High School in Commack, New York.
- Used to work in the catalog department at Sears. Her job was to attach the orders to the catalogs, dump the catalogs in the correct bins, and then fetch the orders for the customers.
- Dropped out of Boston University after 1 year. Dropped out of Dickinson College, Carlisle,PA.
- Was a VH-1 VeeJay.
- Has said that she will never have biological children because of a family history of alcoholism and cancer. She plans to adopt more children, and is also becoming a certified foster parent (as of December 1999).
- Big 'Tom Cruise' (qv) fan.
- Once owned and lived in the late 'Helen Hayes (I)' (qv)'s former home in Nyack, New York.
- 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.