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Shonda Rhimes

TV Producer Shonda Rhimes
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Profession: TV Producer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: A film and TV showrunner, writer, producer and director Shonda Rhimes is one of the most influential figures in American entertainment.

Rhimes is the head of the production company Shondaland and creator and showrunner of the TV medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" which debuted in 2005 starring Ellen Pompeo. Rhimes other major successes include "Scandal" with Kerry Washington and "How to Get Away with Murder" with Viola Davis.

In 2017 Rhimes was the first showrunner to sign an exclusive deal with streaming service Netflix for at least $150 million.

Born: January 13, 1970
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Age: 51 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

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