Ellen DeGeneres

Biography

Ellen DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedienne, television host and actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and was also a judge on American Idol for one year, having joined the show in its ninth season.

DeGeneres has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys. As a film actress, she starred in Mr. Wrong, appeared in EDtv and The Love Letter, and provided the voice of Dory in the Disney-Pixar animated film Finding Nemo, for which she was awarded a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first and only time a voice performance won a Saturn Award.

She also starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and The Ellen Show from 2001 to 2002. During the fourth season of Ellen in 1997, DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Shortly afterwards, her character Ellen Morgan also came out to a therapist played by Winfrey, and the series went on to explore various LGBT issues including the coming out process.

She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

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Ellen DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedienne, television host and actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and was also a judge on American Idol for one year, having joined the show in its ninth season.

DeGeneres has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys. As a film actress, she starred in Mr. Wrong, appeared in EDtv and The Love Letter, and provided the voice of Dory in the Disney-Pixar animated film Finding Nemo, for which she was awarded a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first and only time a voice performance won a Saturn Award.

She also starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and The Ellen Show from 2001 to 2002. During the fourth season of Ellen in 1997, DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Shortly afterwards, her character Ellen Morgan also came out to a therapist played by Winfrey, and the series went on to explore various LGBT issues including the coming out process.

She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Ellen DeGeneres, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1958-01-26

Place of Birth Metairie, Louisiana, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.shutterfly.com/ellen/

Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Finding Dory as Dory (voice)
2015 Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live as Herself
2015 Unity as Herself - Narrator (voice)
2013 The Out List as Herself
2013 Makers: Women Who Make America as Herself
2012 Johnny Carson: King of Late Night as Herself
2009 Ellen's Bigger, Longer & Wider Show as Herself
2008 Ellen's Even Bigger Really Big Show as Herself
2007 Ellen's Really Big Show as Herself - Host
2005 So You Think You Can Dance(1 episode)
2004 Genius. A Night for Ray Charles as Herself
2004 Joey(1 episode)
2004 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now as Self
2003 Finding Nemo as Dory (voice)
2003 Exploring the Reef
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1,564 episodes) as Host
2003 Celebrities Uncensored(1 episode)
2003 The Very Best America's Funniest Comedians
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2002 Live From the Red Carpet(1 episode) as Herself
2001 The Bernie Mac Show(1 episode)
2001 The Ellen Show(17 episodes) as Ellen Richmond
2001 On The Edge
2001 Six Feet Under(2 episodes)
2000 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning as Herself
2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 as Kal
1999 Teen Choice Awards(2 episodes) as Herself
1999 The Love Letter as Janet Hall
1999 EDtv as Cynthia Topping
1998 Will & Grace(1 episode)
1998 Goodbye Lover as Stg. Rita Pompano
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney(1 episode)
1996 Ellen's Energy Adventure as Herself
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Mr. Wrong as Martha Alston
1994 Ellen(109 episodes) as Ellen Morgan
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Coneheads as Coach
1992 Laurie Hill(10 episodes) as Nancy MacIntire
1992 Mad About You(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(8 episodes)
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Open House(24 episodes) as Margo Van Meter
1989 One Night Stand(2 episodes)
1988 Roseanne(1 episode)
1985 Larry King Live(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1969 Sesame Street(1 episode)
1959 The Grammys(1 episode)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards(3 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Herself - Host
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Ellen DeGeneres

Production

2016 Little Big Shots(9 episodes) … Executive Producer
2015 One Big Happy(6 episodes) … Executive Producer
2008 Cat on the Prowl(14 episodes) … Producer
2004 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now … Executive Producer
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1,507 episodes) … Executive Producer
2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now(0 episodes) … Executive Producer
2001 The Ellen Show(17 episodes) … Producer
1996 Ellen's Energy Adventure … Producer
1900 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning(0 episodes) … Executive Producer

Creator

2015 Repeat After Me … Creator
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show … Creator
2001 The Ellen Show … Creator
1994 Ellen … Creator
1900 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning … Creator
1900 Bethenny … Creator

Writing

2009 Ellen's Bigger, Longer & Wider Show … Writer
2004 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now … Writer
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1,507 episodes) … Writer
2000 Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning … Writer
1994 Ellen(1 episode) … Writer

Directing

1996 Ellen's Energy Adventure … Director

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