Knowledge Identifier: +Ellen_DeGeneres
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (60%), (9%), Canada (5%)
Linked to: Pixar, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Tulane University, University of New Orleans
By 1981 she was the emcee at Clyde's Comedy Club in New Orleans
Sharleen Spiteri - She wrote and performed the title track to the 1990s sitcom "Ellen", and once appeared alongside Ellen DeGeneres in the opening credits
During the fourth season of "Ellen" in 1997, DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian in an appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show"
The Oprah Winfrey Show - Comedian Ellen DeGeneres came out publicly as a lesbian during her appearance on the show in 1997 after appearing on a "Time" magazine cover next to the headline "Yep, I'm gay
Laura Dern - She guest-starred on "The West Wing", as a voice on "King of the Hill" and as a lesbian who coaxes Ellen DeGeneres out of the closet in the famous 1997 "The Puppy Episode" of the television series "Ellen"
Oprah Winfrey - Since 1997, when Winfrey played the therapist on an episode of the sitcom "Ellen" in which Ellen DeGeneres came out of the closet, Winfrey and King have been the target of persistent rumors that they were gay
After the overturn of the same-sex marriage ban in California, DeGeneres announced on a May 2008 show that she and de Rossi were engaged, and gave de Rossi a three-carat pink diamond ring
Since 2004, DeGeneres has had a relationship with Portia de Rossi
Portia de Rossi - De Rossi and Gregorini broke up in late 2004 because de Rossi began dating Ellen DeGeneres, whom she met backstage at an *awards show
DeGeneres celebrated her thirty-year class reunion by flying her graduating class to California to be guests on her show in February 2006
Thea Andrews - Since joining "Entertainment Tonight" in November 2006, Andrews has interviewed many of the industry's most newsworthy celebrities, including Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Kirk Douglas, Marie Osmond, and Ellen DeGeneres
Pamela Anderson - In September 2007, Anderson told talk show host Ellen DeGeneres that she was engaged
Kate Schellenbach - She appeared on screen on a show first aired on December 4, 2007, playing the bongos with host Ellen DeGeneres
Poker Face (Lady Gaga song) - On May 12, 2009, Gaga performed "Poker Face" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" while wearing a gyroscope on her head, designed by theatrical hat designer Nasir Mazhar and playing the piano while standing on the stool
O, The Oprah Magazine - The second shared cover is with fellow daytime host Ellen DeGeneres on the December 2009 issue
Katie Stevens - On April 16, 2010, she appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" where she performed "Over the Rainbow"
Greyson Chance - On May 12, 2010, DeGeneres' announcement of Chance's booking, on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", was broadcast at different times across the U.S. and posted to her website
Jack Whitehall - In May 2011, he made his début appearance on a U.S. chatshow, interviewed by Ellen DeGeneres, on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
Draft:Street King Immortal - In an appearance with singer Nicole Scherzinger on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", hosted by comedian and actress Ellen DeGeneres, on May 24, 2011, 50 Cent and Scherzinger performed their single "Right There", and 50 Cent revealed that the album was only a single song away from completion
Jackie O (radio host) - In January 2012, Jackie was criticised by gay rights activists, who accused her of homophobia after she complained on air that she no longer liked her middle name, Ellen, because it "sounds a bit lez" - an apparent reference to US comedian Ellen DeGeneres
Charlie Puth - On January 25, 2012, they came back to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and performed Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" and an original written by Puth titled "Break Again"
Portia de Rossi - In February 2012 it was announced that ABC had ordered a pilot for a new drama series "The Smart One", executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres which would feature de Rossi in a leading role
Finding Dory - According to the report by "The Hollywood Reporter" published in August 2012, Ellen DeGeneres was in negotiations to reprise her role of Dory
Finding Nemo - According to the report by "The Hollywood Reporter" published in August 2012, Ellen DeGeneres was in negotiations to reprise her role of Dory
Chris Kluwe - On the January 18, 2013 The Ellen Degeneres Show, Ellen Degeneres inducted Kluwe as the first inductee in her Hall of Fame for his support of same-sex marriage
Albuquerque, New Mexico - The fictional character Gru jokingly said that he originated from Albuquerque on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on 29 May 2013
Pamela Anderson - In October 2013, Anderson said on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that she and Salomon were "friends with benefits"
Elisha Cuthbert - In February 2014, Cuthbert signed on to play the female lead in Liz Feldman and Ellen DeGeneres' new NBC sitcom pilot "One Big Happy"
Nick Zano - In February 2014, Zano signed on to play the male lead in Liz Feldman and Ellen DeGeneres' NBC lesbian-themed comedy pilot "One Big Happy"
Twitter - A selfie orchestrated by 86th Academy *awards' host Ellen DeGeneres, during the March 2, 2014 broadcast is the most retweeted image ever
Selfie - On March 2, 2014, Ellen DeGeneres tweeted a group selfie while hosting the 86th Academy Awards ceremony
Ashton Kutcher - In May 2014, Kunis confirmed to Ellen DeGeneres that she and Kutcher were engaged and expecting their first child together
Mila Kunis - In May 2014, Kunis confirmed to Ellen DeGeneres that she and Kutcher were engaged and expecting their first child together
Wendi McLendon-Covey - In 2015, McLendon-Covey was cast as host on the ABC reality comedy series, "Repeat After Me" produced by Ellen DeGeneres
Don't Tell Me (Madonna song) - In 2015, TV show host Ellen DeGeneres re-created "Don't Tell Me" video with herself as a backup dancer
Jussie Smollett - Smollett officially confirmed his status as a gay man during a backstage interview with Ellen Degeneres in March 2015