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Portia de Rossi to join the cast of 'Scandal'

Portia de Rossi to join the cast of 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) --Portia de Rossi will star in a multi-episode arc on "Scandal," wife Ellen DeGeneres announced Wednesday on Twitter.
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Portia de Rossi reportedly recorded fights with wife Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi reportedly recorded fights with wife Ellen DeGeneres

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) --Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres' marriage drama continues with new reports claiming de Rossi threatened to release tapes of her fights with DeGeneres.
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Ellen DeGeneres sells L.A. house to Napster co-founder Sean Parker

Ellen DeGeneres sells L.A. house to Napster co-founder Sean Parker

LOS ANGELES, July 7 (UPI) --Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi parted ways with their Los Angeles home after Napster co-founder Sean Parker made them an offer they couldn't refuse.
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Portia de Rossi allegedly 'jealous' of wife Ellen DeGeneres's relationship with Sofia Vergara

Portia de Rossi allegedly 'jealous' of wife Ellen DeGeneres's relationship with Sofia Vergara

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) --Portia de Rossi allegedly resents her wife Elle DeGeneres' relationship with Colombian actress Sofia Vergara.
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'Arrested Development' cast reunites for 'Inside the Actors Studio'

'Arrested Development' cast reunites for 'Inside the Actors Studio'

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Cast members and the creator of the comedy series "Arrested Development" have reunited in New York to tape an episode of "Inside the Actors Studio," Bravo said.
Jodie Foster is dating Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend

Jodie Foster is dating Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Jodie Foster is dating photographer Alexandra Hedison, ex-girlfriend of talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres, E! News said.
'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" executive producer Brian Grazer says he is in talks with Netflix to bring the U.S. cult comedy series back for a fifth season.
Netflix ponders fifth season of 'Arrested Development'

Netflix ponders fifth season of 'Arrested Development'

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- Netflix said Thursday it will order more episodes of the U.S. sitcom "Arrested Development" if the stars and writers agree to return.
'Arrested Development' creator thanks fans

'Arrested Development' creator thanks fans

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz posted a handwritten note on his Facebook page thanking fans for their support of the recently revived U.S. sitcom.
Netflix releases 'Arrested Development' trailer on YouTube

Netflix releases 'Arrested Development' trailer on YouTube

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- Netflix posted a new preview trailer for Season 4 of the U.S. comedy series "Arrested Development" on YouTube Monday.
'Arrested Development' banana stand to open in New York

'Arrested Development' banana stand to open in New York

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- The Bluth's frozen banana stand featured in the comedy series "Arrested Development" will be open for business in New York next week, event organizers said.
Netflix to stream 15 new episodes of 'Arrested Development' May 26

Netflix to stream 15 new episodes of 'Arrested Development' May 26

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 4 (UPI) -- Netflix says all 15 new episodes of the California-set sitcom "Arrested Development" will be available online May 26.
Netflix: No plans for additional seasons of 'Arrested Development'

Netflix: No plans for additional seasons of 'Arrested Development'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings says there are no plans to produce more than one new season of the revived U.S. sitcom "Arrested Development."
Wiig, Rogen to guest star on 'Arrested Development'

Wiig, Rogen to guest star on 'Arrested Development'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Kristen Wiig and Seth Rogen are to guest star on Season 4 of the sitcom "Arrested Development" this spring, UsMagazine.com reported.
NBC passes on 'Munsters' re-boot, 'Mockingbird Lane'

NBC passes on 'Munsters' re-boot, 'Mockingbird Lane'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Bryan Fuller, the writer-director-producer of "Mockingbird Lane," says NBC has not ordered a U.S. series based on his pilot for "The Munsters" re-boot.
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Actress Portia de Rossi arrives at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on September 16, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ruymen)
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Portia de Rossi (born Amanda Lee Rogers 31 January 1973), is an Australian actress, best known for her roles as lawyer Nelle Porter on the television series Ally McBeal and Lindsay Bluth F√ľnke on the sitcom Arrested Development. She also portrayed Veronica Palmer on the ABC sitcom Better Off Ted.

Born Amanda Lee Rogers in Horsham, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of Margaret, a medical receptionist, and Barry Rogers, de Rossi was raised in Grovedale, a suburb of Geelong. As a child, she modelled for print and TV commercials. She adopted the name Portia de Rossi at a young age:

She studied at Geelong Grammar School and Melbourne Girls Grammar School, then the University of Melbourne Law School, but left before finishing the course to pursue an acting career.

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