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Rosie O'Donnell
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award this year

The Emmy Award-winning performer, writer, producer, three-time past host of the Tony Awards ceremony, and founder of Rosie's Theater Kids.

Rosie O'Donnell

1 Award

Isabelle Stevenson Award
BIO

For six years, Rosie O'Donnell served as host and executive producer of the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning nationally syndicated talk/variety series The Rosie O’Donnell Show for which she won a total of 12 Daytime Emmys. Rosie was also seen on daytime television as moderator on the tenth season of ABC's The View, and hosted the satellite radio show Rosie Radio on SiriusXM. She returned to television hosting in the fall of 2011 with The Rosie Show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network through spring 2012.

Rosie has hosted the Tony Awards three times (1997, 1998, and 2000). She won the Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for the 52nd annual Tony Awards in 1998. Her theatre credits include "Rizzo" in Tommy Tune’s 1994 Broadway revival of Grease; Seussical and Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway; Love, Loss and What I Wore; No, No, Nanette (Encores); and Broadway's Taboo (producer).

In 2003 Rosie’s For All Kids Foundation launched Rosie's Theater Kids, a non-profit arts education organization which continually provides training in dance, music and drama for students attending public school in New York City.

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