STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 244 this week

Ellen Pompeo


Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, to Kathleen B. (O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and some English, ancestry. Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile (2002), starring alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman and Jake ... See full bio »

IMDb's Comic-Con 2018 Guide

Entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos abound at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con. Check out IMDb's coverage, featuring Kevin Smith as captain of the IMDboat, July 19 to 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 101 images
updated 3 days ago
 
a list of 17 images
updated 9 months ago
 
a list of 75 images
updated 10 months ago
 
a list of 51 images
updated 21 Jun 2017
 
a list of 38 images
updated 05 Jun 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 31 people
created 07 Jun 2015
 
a list of 25 people
created 07 Sep 2015
 
a list of 44 people
created 04 Aug 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ellen Pompeo's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Meredith Grey
(2005-2018)
Daredevil
Daredevil Karen Page
(2003)
Old School
Old School Nicole
(2003)
Moonlight Mile
Moonlight Mile Bertie Knox
(2002)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (24 credits)
 2005-2018 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Meredith Grey
- Episode #15.1 (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- All of Me (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Cold As Ice (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Fight For Your Mind (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Bad Reputation (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
 2018 Station 19 (TV Series)
Dr. Meredith Grey
- Stuck (2018) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
 2017 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Willow
 2015 Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (Video short)
Luna
 2005 Life of the Party
Phoebe Elgin
 2004 Art Heist
Sandra Walker
 2004 Friends (TV Series)
Missy Goldberg
- The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) ... Missy Goldberg
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
Veronica
 2003 Undermind
Flynn
 2003 Old School
Nicole
 2003 Daredevil
Karen Page
 2002 Catch Me If You Can
Marci
 2002 Moonlight Mile
Bertie Knox
 2001 The Job (TV Series)
Sue
- Anger (2001) ... Sue
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Quincy Dunne
- Wednesday Night Fever (2001) ... Quincy Dunne
 2000 Eventual Wife (Short)
Beth
 2000 In the Weeds
Martha
 2000 Mambo Café
Stacie
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Nina Adler
- History Lessons (2000) ... Nina Adler
 1996-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Laura Kendrick / Jenna Weber
- Fools for Love (2000) ... Laura Kendrick
- Savior (1996) ... Jenna Weber
 1999 8 1/2 x 11 (Short)
Human Resources Woman
 1999 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
Lizzie Abrams
- Feather in the Storm (1999) ... Lizzie Abrams
 1999 Coming Soon
Upset Girl
 1995 Do You Have the Time (Short)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Played a supporting role in the 1995 New York Film Academy silent short "Do You Have the Time?" by director Pete Sprankle. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Twitter

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"It was the best thing that happened to me all week - to say the very least...I was so flattered. I thanked him and told him how much I hoped we would have a chance to work together one day." - talking about when she was complimented by actor Jake Gyllenhaal shortly after arriving in Hollywood. Just three weeks later, she was working with him on Moonlight Mile (2002)!! See more »

Trivia:

Ellen's paternal grandfather, Angelo Pompeo, was an Italian emigrant, born in Avellino. Ellen's paternal grandmother was of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry, and Ellen's mother's family is also of Irish origin. See more »

Nickname:

The Pencil

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial