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Ellen DeGeneres


Emmy-winning talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. Her father, insurance salesman Elliot De Generes and her mother, a real-estate agent, were divorced when she was 16 years old. Her mother remarried, and her new husband, salesman Roy Gruessendorf, moved the family (which included Ellen's brother) ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 70 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
 2016 Little Big Shots (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003-2015 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,960 episodes)
- Beth Behrs/Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Lupita Nyong'o/Uzo Aduba/Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Andy Samberg/America Ferrera/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Going There with Ana Gasteyer (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- And Guest Andy Richter (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Maya Rudolph (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Jessica St. Clair (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Jenna Fischer (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Repeat After Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 One Big Happy (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2015 Ellen's Design Challenge (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2014 Kevin Nealon's Laugh Lessons (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2013 Bethenny (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
 2012 The Smart One (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 In the Dog House (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2002 The Ellen Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Where the Sun Doesn't Shine (2002) ... (executive producer)
- One for the Roadshow (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Gathering Moss (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Shallow Gal (2002) ... (executive producer)
- A Matter of Principal (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  Ellen (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 21 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (producer - 19 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Vows (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- When Ellen Talks, People Listen (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 2 (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 1 (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Hospital (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
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Other Works:

Host of VH-1's 1998 Fashion Awards (1998). See more »

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4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 26 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ellen Degeneres

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I just like observing people-it's something I've done ever since I was a kid, and I got really good at it. That's a big part of why I became a comedian. My audience is filled with every kind of person you can imagine, and I love that." (Redbook, January 2006) See more »

Trivia:

She has English, French, German, Irish, and distant Dutch ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Often wears pants See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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