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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 58 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Finding Dory (filming)
Dory (voice)
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Ellen DeGeneres
- Judge Me Tender (2010) ... Ellen DeGeneres (voice)
 2005 My Short Film (Short)
Ellen
 2004 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Ellen DeGeneres
- It's a Wonderful Wife (2004) ... Ellen DeGeneres
 2003 Finding Nemo
Dory (voice)
 2001 Reaching Normal
Operator
 2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Sister Louise
- My Uncle the Car (2001) ... Sister Louise
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie)
Kal (segment "2000")
 1999 The Love Letter
Janet Hall
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Prologue Dog (voice)
 1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Nancy Bloom
- The Finale (1998) ... Nancy Bloom
 1998 Goodbye Lover
Sgt. Rita Pompano
 1996 9 (Video Game)
The Octopus Lady (voice)
 1996 The Dana Carvey Show (TV Series)
Ellen Morgan
- The Mountain Dew Dana Carvey Show (1996) ... Ellen Morgan (uncredited)
 1996 Mr. Wrong
Martha Alston
 1995 Roseanne (TV Series)
Dr. Whitman
- The Blaming of the Shrew (1995) ... Dr. Whitman
 1993 Coneheads
Coach
 1992 Laurie Hill (TV Series)
Nancy MacIntyre
- The Babysitter (1992) ... Nancy MacIntyre
- Much Ado About Nancy (1992) ... Nancy MacIntyre
- The Birds, the Bees and the Elephants (1992) ... Nancy MacIntyre
- Walter and Beverly (1992) ... Nancy MacIntyre
- The Heart Thing (1992) ... Nancy MacIntyre
 1990 Arduous Moon (Short)
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Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 25 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I'd like to be more patient! I just want everything now. I've tried to meditate, but it's really hard for me to stay still. I'd like to try to force myself to do it, because everybody says how wonderful meditation is for you, but I can't shut my mind up. So patience and learning is the key." (Redbook, January 2006) See more »

Trivia:

Spoke at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Pointed out that many film plots and images in Hollywood are "heterosexist," meaning that the filmmakers allow heterosexual characters to dominate the screen. She would like to see actors and actresses portray more gay and lesbian couples. See more »

Trademark:

Blue sneakers See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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