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
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).
- Is allergic to cats and horses.
- Is a big New York Jets fan.
- Rosie's father, Edward, was a spy-camera engineer for a defense corporation.
- Her role-models are 'Barbra Streisand' (qv) and 'Bette Midler' (qv).
- 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).
- Once owned and lived in the late 'Helen Hayes (I)' (qv)'s former home in Nyack, New York.
- Big 'Tom Cruise' (qv) fan.
- (March 2000) Fell and broke her right hand.