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Synopsis In Ellen DeGeneres made television history when she came out to the American public on her nationally syndicated sitcom. In spite of the controversy stirred by this personal revelation, Ellen DeGeneres has gone on to become on one the most popular personalities in Hollywood.
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With her own highly rated daily talk show, a lucrative ad campaign with American Express, and a successful turn as Oscar host to her credit, she has become one of America's leading female comedians and won her has place a household name. High profile romances with actresses Anne Heche and fiance Portia de Rossi, have also made a her an unassuming champion for gay and lesbian rights.
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Ellen Degeneres' monumental success, however, belies a painful childhood and uncertain career beginnings. This comprehensive and intriguing biography explores the life events that shaped the hilarious public figure we know today.
Excerpt In response to high school and public library needs, Greenwood developed this distinguished series of full-length biographies specifically for student use. Read preview Overview. Gehring Greenwood, This comprehensive and intriguing biography explores the life events that shaped the hilarious public figure we know today.
Complete with a chronology of significant events, illustrations, and a bibliography of print and electronic resources, this detailed biography is ideal for general readers looking to learn more about their favorite star or for those seeking information on groundbreaking members of the gay and lesbian community. Ellen DeGeneres: A Biography is enhanced with a list of her awards and a bibliography for further study, making it an ideal addition to community library Biography collections and a 'must read' for her legions of enthusiastic fans. Libraries Unlimited.
Need Help? Try our Search Tips. Ellen DeGeneres has enjoyed a successful career in showbiz and media since her early 20s. Ellen DeGeneres was born to a speech therapist mother, Elizabeth Jane, and an insurance agent father, Elliott Everett. Although they divorced in when Ellen was around 16, she joined her Mum who got remarried to Roy Gruessendorf who molested the young Ellen sexually.
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Ellen has an only brother named Vance DeGeneres, he stayed with the father upon their official divorce. According to the show host, Vance her brother had a good sense of humor when they were growing up and would have been a better comedian, however, he is currently a musician and producer. The 5 ft 7 inches tall entertainer, Ellen DeGeneres came out as a lesbian in In the course of her career, she has dated ladies like Anne Heche and Alexandra Hedison.
She is currently married to Portia de Rossi whom she started dating in When the same-sex marriage ban was overturned in California, Ellen and Portia got engaged and married in August of On August 6, , Portia filed a petition to have her name changed to Portia Lee James DeGeneres, the petition was favorably granted on September 23,