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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 04 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6260 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 91st
    Monthly Average: 95th
  • 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

Michelle Obama Defends Ellen DeGeneres' Friendship With George W. Bush
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-12-10 13:48:17
During an interview with Bush’s daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, for 'Today,' Obama discussed her own friendship with the former president.

Exclusive: Jennifer Aniston, Ellen DeGeneres surprise dad on 'Greatest Night of Giveaways'
USA Today TV, 2019-12-10 12:00:09
Stack boxes of tissues on end tables with care, for tears that'll assuredly be everywhere, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres' "Greatest Night of Giveaways."       

Laura Dern says she was warned about playing a gay character on 'Ellen,' recalls bomb threat
USA Today TV, 2019-12-06 16:23:34
Laura Dern played a lesbian character in 1997 on Ellen DeGeneres' "The Puppy Episode" where the comedian comes out as gay.        

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