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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 »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 85 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(2003-2017)
The Oscars
The Oscars Writer
(2014)

Filmography

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 2017 Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (executive producer) (post-production)
  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  Jekyll (producer) (pre-production)
 2017 First Dates (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Wine Makes Me Crazy (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2003-2017 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 2,094 episodes)
- Tim McGraw & Faith Hill/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Nicole Kidman/Brielle Milla/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson/James Corden/Panic! At the Disco (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Sofia Vergara/Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Little Big Shots (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Top 10 Moments (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Idom of Love (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Little Piano Man (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Karate Kid (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Little Piece of Heavenly (2016) ... (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)
 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 (15 credits)
Show Show Actress (33 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (193 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (58 credits)

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Other Works:

Hosts ExxonMobil's "Universe of Energy" Pavilion at Disney's EPCOT Center in Orlando, Florida along with Jamie Lee Curtis, Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Alex Trebek. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 34 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 21 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:

We can sit and worry about what's going to happen to us two weeks from now. I'd rather focus on the amazing things happening right in front of us. Animals help us do that. See more »

Trivia:

Received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in September 4, 2012. See more »

Trademark:

Quick comedic pauses See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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