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 - Beautiful Girls
1996 - A Very Brady Sequel
1996 - Harriet the Spy
1995 - Now and Then
1994 - The Flintstones
1994 - Car 54, Where Are You?
1993 - Fatal Instinct
1993 - Another Stakeout
1993 - Sleepless in Seattle
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.
- Stated on The View that she keeps her Emmys in storage, and when queried by 'Elisabeth Hasselbeck' (qv), confirmed that she lets her kids paint them.
- Is a big New York Jets fan.
- 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).
- Best friends with 'Madonna' (qv).
- 4 children - Parker Jaren O'Donnell (adopted) born 25 May 1995; Chelsea Belle O'Donnell (adopted) born 20 Sept 1997; Blake Christopher O'Donnell (adopted) born 5 Dec 1999; Vivienne Rose O'Donnell born 29 Nov 2002 to Rosie's partner, 'Kelli O'Donnell' (qv), and weighed 6lbs 6 oz.
- Born on the same day as actor 'Matthew Broderick (I)' (qv).
- Was a VH-1 VeeJay.