Portia Lee James DeGeneres (born Amanda Lee Rogers, 31 January 1973), known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian-American model, philanthropist, and actress. She is best known for starring as Nelle Porter on the American drama series Ally McBeal (1998–2002), for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award, as Lindsay Bluth Fünke on the American television sitcom Arrested Development (2003–2006, 2013, 2018–2019), and as Elizabeth North on the American political thriller series Scandal (2014–2017).
|Full name at birth||
Amanda Lee Rogers
|Claim to fame||
Nelle Porter on Ally, Lindsay Bluth Fünke on Arrested Development
|Date of birth||
31 January 1973
|Place of birth||
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
5' 7½" (171 cm)
122 lbs (55.3 kg)
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University of Melbourne Law School
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