STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 68 this week

Ellen DeGeneres


Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Her brother is musician and producer Vance DeGeneres. Her parents divorced when she was sixteen years old.... See full bio »

"Preacher" Cast on Their Characters and Favorite Moments

"Preacher" stars Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, and Graham McTavish share insights on their characters and delve into the show's source material with Kevin Smith on the IMDb Yacht at Comic-Con 2016.

Ellen DeGeneres on Twitter

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 21 Jul 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 08 Mar 2012
 
a list of 22 people
created 15 Mar 2012
 
a list of 37 people
created 03 Dec 2013
 
a list of 21 people
created 20 May 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ellen DeGeneres's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 76 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (17 credits)
  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  Jekyll (producer) (announced)
 2016 Little Big Shots (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Ellen's Design Challenge (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Finale (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Putting the Fun in Multifunctional (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Backstage at the Ellen Show (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ellen's Choice (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Around the World (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2003-2016 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,995 episodes)
- Episode #14.1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- David Duchovny/Brielle Milla (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Adele/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ryan Reynolds/Sophina DeJesus/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2016) ... (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 One Big Happy (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Wedlocked (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Tale of Two Hubbies (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Flight Risk (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Crushing It (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Out of the Closet (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)
 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)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Actress (30 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (186 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (50 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

10 October 1996: "Taste This" (CD) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 32 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Ellen Degeneres

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

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:

When Ellen came out as a lesbian on her show in April 1997, ABC's affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama, refused to air the landmark episode. Some of the show's sponsors, including Chrysler, withdrew their advertisements. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair, often short See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Do you get the feeling Ellen is tired of doing her show? DearNeptune
Can someone tell me.. knight523-383-350235
Happy bday!! musicalfreakgurl
Women's weight problem and smoking problem, Ellen get busy! rcpaynewv
Ageist joke at Oscars alicebendig
Ellen with Jim Parsons chips76309
Discuss Ellen DeGeneres on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page