Profile of the Day: Rosie O’Donnell
Happy birthday Rosie! Today Rosie O’Donnell turns 52. Born on March 21, 1962 in Commack, New York, Rosie was the third of five children. Her mother was a homemaker and her father was an electrical engineer in the defense industry. She began her career as a stand-up comedian, making five appearances on the talent show Star Search before heading to Los Angeles. She made her film debut in A League of Their Own and continued to find further success in television. She was dubbed the “Queen of Nice” during her run as host of The Rosie O’Donnell Show, for which she won multiple Emmys.
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