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Rosie O'Donnell

Performer

About this Artist

ROSIE O’DONNELL (Madame Thénardier) has taken her popularity and put it to good use. As a tireless crusader for children, she established the “Rosie’s For All Kids Foundation,” in 1997 and “Rosie’s Broadway Kids” in 2003. In May of 2007, Time magazine named O’Donnell one of the one hundred most influential people in the world for their “Time 100” cover story. In October 2007, she released her second book, Celebrity Detox, which became her second New York Times bestseller. Her third book, Crafty U, was released on April 8, 2008. For six years, Rosie O’Donnell was the host and executive producer of the Emmy-winning The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She also won an Emmy for The 52nd Annual Tony Awards. She has graced the cover of Newsweek magazine and was cited as one of Time magazine’s “25 Most Influential People in America” (1997). O’Donnell has launched a website – www.Rosie.com – where she publishes photos, artwork, answers questions, and keeps a blog.