Ellen DeGeneres

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26, 1958
Metairie, LA
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Metairie, LA


Hilarious and successful host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show who starred on the sitcom Ellen in the '90s and had roles in such films as Mr. Wrong, EDtv, and The Love Letter.

Before Fame

She worked as a bartender and house painter and was a waitress at TGI Friday's.


She served as a judge on the 9th season of American Idol and has hosted the Academy Award and the Primetime Emmy Award ceremonies.

Family Life

She dated Anne Heche from 1997 to 2000 and Alexandra Hedison from 2001 to 2004. She married Portia de Rossi on August 16, 2008.

Associated With

She provided the voice of Dory in the 2003 Disney-Pixar film Finding Nemo, appearing alongside Albert Brooks, who provided the voice for Marlin.

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