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Emmy-winning talk show host Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent. Her brother is musician and producer Vance DeGeneres. Her parents divorced when she was 16 years old. Her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 89 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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(2003-2019)
The Oscars Writer
(2014)
Ellen Producer
(1994-1998)
(2003)

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  Jekyll (producer) (pre-production)
  Green Eggs and Ham (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
 2020 Wildlife Warriors (TV Series documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  Little Funny (TV Series) (executive producer) (completed)
 2018-2019 Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Welcome Home (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Go Out the Lights (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Melancholicky (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Pump Station (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Annie, Are You Okay? (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (executive producer)
 2003-2019 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 2,251 episodes)
- John Mayer (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Patricia Arquette and Sharon Van Etten (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Idris Elba (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Wanda Sykes and Robyn (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 The Build-Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Baltimore Apartment Renovation ... (executive producer)
 2017-2019 Ellen's Game of Games (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The Stink Tank Strikes Back (2019) ... (executive producer)
- You Can't Handle the Toothpaste (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Say Hello to My Little Friends (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Special Preview (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018/III Fearless (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016-2018 Little Big Shots (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Brotherly Love (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Third Time's a Charm (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Top 10 Moments (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Idom of Love (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Little Piano Man (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Tig Notaro: Happy To Be Here (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2018 Momsplaining with Kristen Bell (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2017 First Dates (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Wine Makes Me Crazy (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2016 Ellen's Design Challenge (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Finale (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Putting the Fun in Multifunctional (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Backstage at the Ellen Show (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Ellen's Choice (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Around the World (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Going There with Ana Gasteyer (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- And Guest Andy Richter (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Maya Rudolph (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Jessica St. Clair (2015) ... (executive producer)
- And Guest Jenna Fischer (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 One Big Happy (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Wedlocked (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Tale of Two Hubbies (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Flight Risk (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Crushing It (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Out of the Closet (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Repeat After Me (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Kevin Nealon's Laugh Lessons (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2013 Bethenny (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
 2012 The Smart One (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 In the Dog House (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2002 The Ellen Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Where the Sun Doesn't Shine (2002) ... (executive producer)
- One for the Roadshow (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Gathering Moss (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Shallow Gal (2002) ... (executive producer)
- A Matter of Principal (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  Ellen (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 21 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (producer - 19 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Vows (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- When Ellen Talks, People Listen (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 2 (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ellen: A Hollywood Tribute: Part 1 (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Hospital (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Glaceau's Vitamin Water Zero. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 36 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Ellentube | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ellen Degeneres

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

On hosting the Emmys after the 9/11 tragedy (November 4, 2001): "We're told to go on living our lives as usual, because to do otherwise is to let the terrorists win, and really, what would upset the Taliban more than a gay woman wearing a suit in front of a room full of Jews?" See more »

Trivia:

Auditioned for the role of Jody in Pulp Fiction (1994), but Rosanna Arquette was cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

Blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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