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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

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    • January 26th, 1958
Ellen DeGeneres is an American stand-up comic, television host, and actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and was also a judge on American Idol for one year, having joined the show in its ninth season. DeGeneres has hosted both the Academy Awards and the Primetime Emmys. As a film actress, she starred in Mr. Wrong, appeared in EDtv and The Love Letter, and provided the voice of Dory in the Disney-Pixar animated film Finding Nemo, for which she was awarded a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first and only time a voice performance won a Saturn Award. She also starred in two television sitcoms, Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and The Ellen Show from 2001 to 2002. During the fourth season of Ellen in 1997, DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian in an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Shortly afterwards, her character Ellen Morgan also came out to a therapist played by Winfrey, and the series went on to explore various LGBT issues including the coming out process. She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

Filmography

Acting (12 Credits)

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2016Finding Dory as Dory (voice)
2016Finding Dory: Marine Life Interviews as Dory
2003Finding Nemo as Dory (voice)
2001The Ellen Show as Ellen Richmond
2000If These Walls Could Talk 2 as Kal
1999The Love Letter as Janet Hall
1999Edtv as Cynthia Topping
1998Goodbye Lover as Stg. Rita Pompano
1998Doctor Dolittle as Prologue Dog (voice)
1996Mr. Wrong as Martha Alston
1994Ellen as Ellen Morgan
1993Coneheads as Coach

Herself (13 Credits)

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2020You Cannot Kill David Arquette as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
2020Visible: Out on Television as Herself
2018Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable as Herself
2017Ellen's Game of Games as Herself - Host
2015Unity as Herself - Narrator (voice)
2015Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live as Herself
2013The Out List as Herself
2012Johnny Carson: King of Late Night as Herself
2011The Undefeated as Self - Interviewing Sharon Osborne (archive footage)
2003Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now as Self
2003Pauly Shore Is Dead as Herself
2003The Ellen DeGeneres Show as Self - Host
2000Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning as Self

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