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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 88 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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(2003-2018)
The Oscars Writer
(2014)
Ellen Producer
(1994-1998)
(2003)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (25 credits)
  Jekyll (producer) (pre-production)
  Couple Time (TV Movie) (executive producer) (completed)
  Little Funny (TV Series) (executive producer) (completed)
 2017-2019 Ellen's Game of Games (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (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 Green Eggs and Ham (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2018 Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Sign Language (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Heat Wave (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Star of Milo (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Letting Ghost (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Nevertheless... She Went Clubbing (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2003-2018 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 2,125 episodes)
- Michael Strahan, Sara Haines and John David Washington (2018) ... (executive producer)
- David Spade/Jack Black/Maren Morris & Zedd (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Jason Bateman/The Lab (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Sandra Bullock/Shawn Mendes (2018) ... (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 Mini-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)
Show Show Writer (19 credits)
Show Show Actress (32 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (204 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (69 credits)

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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 34 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:

Every morning, I would come down to the kitchen and I would see myself making coffee and I would think 'oh, she's pretty'. (on what life would be like with an identical twin) See more »

Trivia:

In 2010 Ellen founded her record label "eleveneleven" with her TV production company "A Very Good Production." First signed artist was teen sensation Greyson Chance after he created quite a stir on YouTube. The genesis of Ellen's company name resulted from her frequent sightings of 11:11 on digital timepieces, her chance discovery of the singer on the 11th of the month and the fact that his ... See more »

Trademark:

Often wears pants See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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