Ellen DeGeneres (1958 -) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.
DeGenere stand-up career started in the early 1980s and included a 1986 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
As a film actress, DeGeneres starred in Mr. Wrong (1996), EDtv (1999), and The Love Letter (1999), and provided the voice of Dory in the Pixar animated films Finding Nemo (2003) and Finding Dory (2016); for Nemo, 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 served as a judge on the ninth season of American Idol.
De Generes starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and The Ellen Show from 2001 to 2002.
DeGeneres has hosted the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys.
She has authored four books and started her own record company, Eleveneleven, as well as a production company, A Very Good Production.
She also launched a lifestyle brand, ED Ellen DeGeneres, which comprises a collection of apparel, accessories, home, baby, and pet items.
She has won 30 Emmys, 20 People’s Choice Awards (more than any other person), and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.
In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In January 2020, DeGeneres received the Carol Burnett Award at the Golden Globes for her work on television, becoming the first recipient after its inaugural namesake Carol Burnett.
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