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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 16 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grey's Anatomy
(2005-2017)
Scandal
Scandal Writer
(2012-2017)
Private Practice
(2007-2013)

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  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 124 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (written by - 13 episodes, 2012 - 2017)
- Episode #7.8 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.3 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.2 (2017) ... (creator)
- Watch Me (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Tick Tock (2017) ... (creator)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 295 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 26 episodes, 2005 - 2015)
- Go Big or Go Home (2017) ... (creator)
- Get Off on the Pain (2017) ... (creator)
- Break Down the House (2017) ... (creator)
- Ring of Fire (2017) ... (creator)
- True Colors (2017) ... (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 - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (story)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (story)
- 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 (24 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
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(2016-17) Print ads for Pilot's G2 premium gel pen line of pens.

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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

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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