Shonda Rhimes


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Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Shonda Lynn Rhimes. She is a writer and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Scandal (2012) and Crossroads (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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(2005-2020)
Scandal Writer
(2012-2018)
Crossroads Writer
(2002)
(2007-2013)

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 2021 Inventing Anna (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 ... (creator)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 369 episodes, 2005 - 2020) (written by - 28 episodes, 2005 - 2015)
- No Time for Despair (2020) ... (creator)
- Fight the Power (2020) ... (creator)
- You'll Never Walk Alone (2020) ... (creator)
- My Happy Ending (2020) ... (creator)
- The Center Won't Hold (2020) ... (creator)
 2018-2020 Station 19 (TV Series) (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by - 48 episodes)
- Out of Control (2020) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by)
- Don't Look Back in Anger (2020) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by)
- We Are Family (2020) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by)
- Wild World (2020) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by)
- Nothing Seems the Same (2020) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by)
  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 124 episodes, 2012 - 2018) (written by - 15 episodes, 2012 - 2018)
- Over a Cliff (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Standing in the Sun (2018) ... (creator)
- People Like Me (2018) ... (creator)
- The Noise (2018) ... (creator)
- The List (2018) ... (creator)
 2018 Grey's Anatomy: B-Team (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
- Six (2018) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Five (2018) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Four (2018) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Three (2018) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Two (2018) ... (characters - uncredited)
 2017 Scandal: Gladiator Wanted (TV Series) (characters created by - 3 episodes)
- Exit Interview (2017) ... (characters created by)
- Goverments Fall (2017) ... (characters created by)
- Induction (2017) ... (characters created by)
  Grey's Anatomy: Post-Op (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 2017) (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Debbie Allen (2017) ... (creator)
- Krista Vernoff (2017) ... (creator)
- Behind the Scenes - Part Two (2017) ... (based on 'Grey's Anatomy' created by) / (creator)
- Alexandra Patsavas (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)
 2011-2012 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 127 episodes)
- Episode #1.138 (2012) ... (story)
- Episode #1.137 (2012) ... (story)
- Episode #1.136 (2012) ... (story)
- Episode #1.135 (2012) ... (story)
- Episode #1.134 (2012) ... (story)
 2010 Open-Hearted (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (story)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (story)
 2010 Seattle Grace: Message of Hope (TV Series) (created by - 3 episodes)
- The Face (2010) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Take One (2010) ... (creator - uncredited)
- No Comment (2010) ... (creator - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Seattle Grace: On Call (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
- Seattle Grace: On Call Part 6 (2010) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Seattle Grace: On Call Part 5 (2010) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Seattle Grace: On Call Part 4 (2009) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Seattle Grace: On Call Part 3 (2009) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Seattle Grace: On Call Part 2 (2009) ... (characters - uncredited)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine (TV Movie) (creator)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Special) (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)
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(2016-17) Print ads for Pilot's G2 premium gel pen line of pens.

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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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Maintains two rooms across from her studio for her two children. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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