Why Famous: The star of the popular sitcom "Ellen" from 1994 to 1998.
She has also hosted her own syndicated talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" since 2003.
- 2008-08-16 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (54) weds actress Portia de Rossi (39) in Beverly Hills, California
- 1997-04-30 42 million watch Ellen DeGeneres publicly declare she is gay
- 2003-05-30 "Finding Nemo", directed by Andrew Stanton and starring Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres is released in the US and Canada