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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.
'Munsters' remake pilot to air this month

'Munsters' remake pilot to air this month

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- NBC says it plans to air its pilot for "Mockingbird Lane," a new version of the classic American series "The Munsters," this month.
Winkler set for 'Arrested' return

Winkler set for 'Arrested' return

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Henry Winkler is to reprise his role of attorney Barry Zuckerkorn on the Netflix revival of "Arrested Development," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Portia de Rossi to play Lily Munster

Portia de Rossi to play Lily Munster

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- Actress Portia de Rossi is to play vampire Lily Munster in the upcoming American drama series "Mockingbird Lane," TVGuide.com reported.
'Arrested Development' heading back to TV

'Arrested Development' heading back to TV

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz says his U.S. comedy series is returning to television for a limited time.
De Rossi requests legal name change

De Rossi requests legal name change

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Actress Portia de Rossi has filed papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court to legally change her name to Portia DeGeneres, TMZ reported Monday.
'Scrubs,' 'Ted' get spots on ABC lineup

'Scrubs,' 'Ted' get spots on ABC lineup

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The hit U.S. comedy series "Scrubs" is to return for its ninth season this December, ABC said Friday.
'Arrested Development' film moving ahead

'Arrested Development' film moving ahead

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The producers of "Arrested Development" are penning a big-screen adaptation of their award-winning but short-lived U.S. television comedy series.
Eminem slams stars in new video

Eminem slams stars in new video

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Bret Michaels, Jessica Simpson, Sarah Palin, Lindsay Lohan and Amy Winehouse are just a few of the celebrities rapper Eminem skewers in his latest music video.

Proposition 8 passage a shock to de Rossi

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Actress Portia de Rossi, who is married to TV star Ellen DeGeneres, says she was shocked when Proposition 8 passed in California.
Timberlake writing song for Ellen, Portia

Timberlake writing song for Ellen, Portia

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Justin Timberlake said he is planning to write a song for his friend Ellen DeGeneres and her new bride Portia De Rossi.
Ellen, Portia ponder having kids

Ellen, Portia ponder having kids

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- With the ceremony behind them, U.S. same-sex newlyweds Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi say they're considering having children.
DeGeneres marries girlfriend de Rossi

DeGeneres marries girlfriend de Rossi

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Popular TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has married her girlfriend, actress Portia de Rossi, at their Los Angeles home, the couple's representative says.
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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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