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Shonda Rhimes


Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) and Scandal (2012). See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 69 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (written by - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2015)
- Episode #4.22 (2015) ... (creator)
- A Few Good Women (2015) ... (creator)
- First Lady Sings the Blues (2015) ... (creator)
- I'm Just a Bill (2015) ... (creator)
- Honor Thy Father (2015) ... (creator)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 233 episodes, 2005 - 2015) (written by - 25 episodes, 2005 - 2012)
- The Distance (2015) ... (creator)
- Staring at the End (2015) ... (creator)
- The Great Pretender (2015) ... (creator)
- All I Could Do Was Cry (2015) ... (creator)
- The Bed's Too Big Without You (2015) ... (creator)
 2013 Scandal: The Secret Is Out (TV Movie) (creator)
  Private Practice (TV Series) (created by - 112 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (written by - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Full Release (2013) ... (creator)
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... (creator)
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... (creator)
- I'm Fine (2012) ... (creator)
 2011 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (story)
 2010 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (story)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine (TV Movie) (creator)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart (TV Movie) (creator)
 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (screenplay) / (story)
 2002/I Crossroads (written by)
 1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1998 Blossoms and Veils (Short) (writer)
Show Show Producer (20 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)

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A lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, powerful,engaged people? Are busy doing. I wanted to be Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. That was my dream. I blue-skied it like crazy. I dreamed and dreamed. And while I was dreaming I was living in my sister's basement. Dreamers often end up living in ... See more »

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Has 3 daughters: two adopted daughters are named Harper Rhimes (b.2002) & Emerson Pearl Rhimes (b.February 1, 2012) and another one daughter named Beckett Rhimes (b.September 2013) who was born via surrogate mother. See more »

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