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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 04 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6260 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 43rd
    Monthly Average: 69th
  • 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 Challenges Michelle Obama to Planking Contest During Latest Quarantine Phone Call
Entertainment Tonigh, 2020-03-23 18:48:56
The talk show host dialed up Michelle Obama, who shared what she and her family have been up to while quarantined.

What's Ellen DeGeneres been up to lately? Nothing — just like all the famous friends she's calling
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-03-19 21:31:26
Ellen DeGeneres is "so bored" that she wishes she had kids. At least that's what she told John Legend and Chrissy Teigen while randomly calling her famous friends.

Coronavirus fears: Ellen DeGeneres' L.A. talk show joins New York shows in nixing audiences
USA Today TV, 2020-03-12 01:21:57
As concerns about coronavirus grow, New York-based news and talk shows drop studio audiences, including 'Today,' 'The View,' Colbert and Fallon.        

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