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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 04 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6260 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 33rd
    Monthly Average: 31st
  • Notes: Selected for 2013 and was the 2,477th star

Ellen DeGeneres

Next star: Marian Anderson
Previous star: Una Merkel

Biography

Ellen DeGeneres in Los Angeles, California on October 4, 2011

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

Fact file

  • Birth name: Ellen Lee DeGeneres
  • Born: January 26, 1958 (age 58) Metairie, Louisiana, U.S.
  • Medium: Stand-up, television, film, books
  • Alma mater: University of New Orleans (attended)
  • Years active: 1978–present
  • Genres: Observational comedy, satire, surreal humor, anti-humor, deadpan
  • Subject(s): American culture, pop culture, sexuality, current events
  • Influences: Woody Allen, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Steve Martin, Bob Newhart
  • Spouse: Portia de Rossi (m. 2008)
  • Partner(s): Anne Heche (1997–2000) Alexandra Hedison (2001–04)
  • Parent(s): Betty DeGeneres Elliott DeGeneres
  • Relative(s): Vance DeGeneres (brother)

Read more about Ellen DeGeneres at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Ellen DeGeneres, Britney Spears and many more go purple to plug #SpiritDay
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-10-18 22:15:00
That wash of purple flowing across several social-media platforms on Thursday did so to promote Spirit Day, a call-out by GLAAD and other LGBTQ groups to curb bullying of LGBTQ youth. Celebrities and lawmakers showed their support for #SpiritDay alongside movie studios, cable networks, television...

Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney films
BBC Entertainment, 2018-10-18 11:23:08
The actress told Ellen DeGeneres she bans Cinderella and The Little Mermaid due to their portrayal of women.

Elizabeth
Variety, 2018-10-16 16:00:54
After Tyler “Ninja” Blevins appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday, Ellen decided to return the favor by appearing on Ninja’s stream on Tuesday. Ellen noted that the video in which Ninja taught her how to play “Fortnite” was trending as the number three most-watched video on YouTube over the ...

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