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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 13 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 63 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (written by - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2015)
- It's Good to Be Kink (2015) ... (creator)
- The Testimony of Diego Muñoz (2015) ... (creator)
- The Lawn Chair (2015) ... (creator)
- No More Blood (2015) ... (creator)
- Gladiators Don't Run (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)
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Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)

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I was writing a hospital show for a very long time, and that became all that anybody thought that I could write. It's not that I want to do [for example, a female-spy show] because people don't think of me as doing it, but when I do say that's what I want to do next, and some network exec says: 'Really? Can't you do one of your romance triangle-y things?' I want to strangle them. A romance ... See more »

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On the first day in September 2001 that she moved into a rental house in Vermont as a quiet place to finish a movie script, the World Trade Center was attacked, which prompted Rhimes to reassess her future and her goals. She decided her top priority was to adopt a child and nine months later she did, with daughter Harper, and became a single mother. Emerson followed in 2012. See more »

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