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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
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Profession: Comedian and TV Star

United States of America

Biography: 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.

Born: January 26, 1958
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Age: 64 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 2008-08-16 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (54) weds actress Portia de Rossi (39) in Beverly Hills, California

Historical Events

  • 1997-04-30 42 million watch Ellen DeGeneres publicly declare she is gay
  • 2003-05-30 Animated fish tale "Finding Nemo", directed by Andrew Stanton, and starring Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres premieres in US and Canada