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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 251 episodes, 2005 - 2015) (written by - 26 episodes, 2005 - 2015)
- Things We Lost in the Fire (2015) ... (created by)
- Something Against You (2015) ... (created by)
- The Me Nobody Knows (2015) ... (created by)
- Old Time Rock and Roll (2015) ... (created by)
- I Choose You (2015) ... (created by)
  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 78 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (written by - 10 episodes, 2012 - 2015)
- Baby, It's Cold Outside (2015) ... (created by)
- Rasputin (2015) ... (created by)
- Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance (2015) ... (created by)
- Get Out of Jail, Free (2015) ... (created by)
- You Got Served (2015) ... (created by)
 2013 Scandal: The Secret Is Out (TV Movie) (created by)
  Private Practice (TV Series) (created by - 112 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (written by - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Full Release (2013) ... (created by)
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... (created by)
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... (created by)
- I'm Fine (2012) ... (created by)
 2011 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (story)
 2010 Open-Hearted (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (story)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine (TV Movie) (created by)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Movie) (created by)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart (TV Movie) (created by)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure (TV Movie) (created by)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart (TV Movie) (created by)
 1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) (teleplay)
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[re her highly diverse, minority casting] I think it's sad, and weird, and strange that it's still a thing. It's 2013. Somebody else needs to get their act together. And, oh, by the way, it works. Ratings-wise, it works. When people who aren't of color create a show and they have one character of color on their show, that character spends all their time talking about the world as 'I'm a black man... See more »


She has a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth (1991) and a master of fine arts (MFA) from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. See more »

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