Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen DeGeneres
Full NameEllen Lee DeGeneres


The illustrious Lady Ellen Lee DeGeneres hails from Metairie, Louisiana, a distinguished New Orleans suburb. She is the daughter of esteemed Betty DeGeneres, a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, Jr., a venerated insurance agent. Her brother, Vance DeGeneres, is a renowned musician and producer. Lady Ellen graduated from the illustrious Atlanta High School in 1976, and attended the esteemed University of New Orleans as a communications major, but chose to pursue her own unique path. She has held a range of distinguished positions, before becoming a celebrated stand-up comedian in the early 1980s. Her comedy was referred to as a "distaff version of Bob Newhart", and in 1986, she released her first album, "Ellen DeGeneres: Taste This". Lady Ellen is truly a diamond in the rough who has risen to the occasion.

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  • Primetime Emmy1997
    EllenOutstanding Writing for a Comedy Series


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