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Ellen DeGeneres

Name:
Ellen DeGeneres

Age:
59

Date of Birth:
Jan 26, 1958

Place of Birth:
Metairie, Louisiana, United States

Occupation:
Comedienne, Talk Show Host, Actress, Writer, Producer

Parents:
Betty DeGeneres , Elliott DeGeneres

Spouse:
Portia de Rossi (m. 2008)

Years active:
1978–present

Genres:
Observational comedy, social satire, surreal humor, deadpan

Social Profiles:
      

Ellen DeGeneres - Summary Details

Ellen Lee DeGeneres (/d..d..n.r.s/ born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

Her stand-up career started in the early 1980s, culminating in a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Carson likened her to Bob Newhart, and invited her for an onscreen chat after her set DeGeneres was the first female comedian invited by the iconic host to join him for such a discussion, at a time when such an invitation was widely regarded as one of the most influential endorsements available for a comic. As a film actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. Wrong (1996), appeared in EDtv (1999), and The Love Letter (1999), and provided the voice of Dory in the Pixar animated film Finding Nemo (2003), for which she was awarded the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first time an actress won a Saturn Award for a voice performance. In 2010 she was a judge on American Idol for its ninth season.

She 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, she came out as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Shortly afterward, 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...

Ellen DeGeneres Articles on Girl.com.au

Finding Nemo 3D

Teeming with memorable comedic characters and heartfelt emotion, "Finding Nemo" follows the momentous journey of an overprotective clownfish named Marlin and his young...
https://www.girl.com.au/finding-nemo-3d.htm

Finding Dory Announcement

According to Stanton, .Finding Dory. takes place about a year after the first film, and features returning favourites Marlin, Nemo and the Tank Gang, among others. Set...
https://www.girl.com.au/finding-dory-announcement.htm

Danny Bhoy returns in 2009

Danny Bhoy returns to Australia in 2009 with a brand new show developed during a phenomenal year, which has seen him cement his place as one of the biggest acts on the...
https://www.girl.com.au/danny-bhoy-tour-2009.htm

Better Single Than Sorry

Better Single Than Sorry. A frank, insightful and entertaining book by a glamorous US TV star about how there is more to life than being in a relationship for the sake...
https://www.girl.com.au/better-single-than-sorry.htm

Hozier Self Titled

It's been a whirlwind year for the soulful Hozier since posting his heartrending video for .Take Me To Church' on YouTube, which has amassed over eleven million views.
https://www.girl.com.au/hozier-self-titled-album.htm

Suzanne Todd Alice in Wonderland Interview

Suzanne Todd with her sister, Jennifer produced Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland alongside Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Mia Wasikowska as Alice.
https://www.girl.com.au/suzanne-todd-alice-in-wonderland-interview.htm

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