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Ellen DeGeneres


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 sixteen years old.... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 87 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(2003-2018)
The Oscars
The Oscars Writer
(2014)
Ellen
Ellen Producer
(1994-1998)
Finding Nemo
(2003)

Filmography

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  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  Jekyll (producer) (pre-production)
  Little Funny (TV Series) (executive producer) (completed)
 2018 Green Eggs and Ham (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2018 Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Roomies (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Star of Milo (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Letting Ghost (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Nevertheless... She Went Clubbing (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Soups Jealous (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2003-2018 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 2,106 episodes)
- Macaulay Culkin/Constance Wu/Henry Golding (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Bill Hader/Auli'i Cravalho/Jon Dorebos (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Diane Keaton/Nate Seltzer (2018) ... (executive producer)
- David Spade/Kalen Allen/Sam Smith (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2016-2018 Little Big Shots (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- 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)
- The Karate Kid (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017-2018 Ellen's Game of Games (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... (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)
 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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Show Show Actress (32 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Funny Thing Is..." See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 34 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Ellen Degeneres

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Named "Entertainer of the Year" by Entertainment Weekly 26 December 1997/2 January 1998, issues 411/412. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde hair, often short See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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