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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 82 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Jekyll (producer) (announced)
 2017 Splitting Up Together (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  First Dates (TV Movie) (executive producer) (filming)
 2003-2017 Ellen: 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 (32 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (188 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (54 credits)

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Other Works:

(2009-12) Print ads or Covergirl/Olay's Simply Ageless makeup. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 32 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:

On hosting the Emmys after the 9/11 tragedy (November 4, 2001): "We're told to go on living our lives as usual, because to do otherwise is to let the terrorists win, and really, what would upset the Taliban more than a gay woman wearing a suit in front of a room full of Jews?" See more »

Trivia:

In 2010 Ellen founded her record label "eleveneleven" with her TV production company "A Very Good Production." First signed artist was teen sensation Greyson Chance after he created quite a stir on YouTube. The genesis of Ellen's company name resulted from her frequent sightings of 11:11 on digital timepieces, her chance discovery of the singer on the 11th of the month and the fact that his ... See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair, often short See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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