Tutu

Played by Rosie O'Donnell

Tutu

Bridgette’s tough, opinionated, and narcissistic mother is a South Boston native who is resistant to change of any kind, especially within her neighborhood. Tutu struggles with manic depression and has a volatile relationship with almost everyone in her life, especially Bridge.

Bridgette’s tough, opinionated, and narcissistic mother is a South Boston native who is resistant to change of any kind, especially within her neighborhood. Tutu struggles with manic depression and has a volatile relationship with almost everyone in her life, especially Bridge.

Rosie O'Donnell

Through the years, Rosie O'Donnell has served as America’s best friend and a special inspiration to people of all ages. She was host and executive producer of the critically acclaimed and multiple Emmy® Award-winning nationally syndicated talk/variety series THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW, did two co-host stints on THE VIEW and hosted the critically acclaimed ROSIE RADIO. On the big screen, O’Donnell has starred in A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, ANOTHER STAKEOUT, THE FLINTSTONES, EXIT TO EDEN, NOW AND THEN, BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, HARRIET THE SPY and WIDE AWAKE, to name a few.

Her stage credits include the Broadway productions of GREASE, SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE and the ENCORES! production of NO, NO, NANETTE. She produced the musical TABOO on Broadway and most recently produced the stage show MOTHERSTRUCK! at the Lynn Redgrave Theater.

O’Donnell has been featured on several prominent TV series, including WILL & GRACE, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, ALL MY CHILDREN, SUDDENLY SUSAN, SPIN CITY, SESAME STREET, QUEER AS FOLK THE NANNY, THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW, NIP/TUCK, HAPPILY DIVORCED and WEB THERAPY, to name a few. In 2009, she co-executive produced, co-wrote and starred in the original telefilm AMERICA.

O’Donnell recently had a recurring role on THE FOSTERS and appeared on the hit show MOM. O’Donnell was the co-executive producer of ALL ABOARD! ROSIE'S FAMILY CRUISE, A FAMILY IS A FAMILY IS A FAMILY: A ROSIE O’DONNELL CELEBRATION, DON'T DIVORCE ME! KID’S RULES FOR PARENTS ON DIVORCE and her 2015 documentary ROSIE O’DONNELL: A HEARTFELT STANDUP, in which she took a light-hearted approach to sharing personal details of her heart attack and recovery, raising awareness for the rarely discussed, yet urgent issue of women’s heart health.

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