Ellen DeGeneres first appeared in the Episode: "The Birth of a Saleswoman" of the American sitcom ‘Duet’ in 1989. That same year, she joined the cast of the American sitcom ‘Open House’ where she reprised her role as ‘Margo Van Meter.’ The series went off-air after one season in 1990. DeGeneres made her first big-screen appearance in the 1991 Canadian documentary film ‘Wisecracks’ directed by Gail Singer. In 1993, she starred as ‘Coach’ in the American science-fiction comedy film ‘Coneheads’ directed by Steve Barron. The film opened to a negative reception and received a 33% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In 1994, she joined the cast of the American television sitcom ‘Ellen’ as ‘Ellen Morgan.’ The series ran for 5 seasons and went off-air in 1998. She also won the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for her performance in the series. She next starred in films like ‘Mr. Wrong’ (1996), ‘Goodbye Lover’ (1998), ‘Dr. Dolittle’ (1998), ‘EDtv’ (1999), and ‘The Love Letter’ (1999). In 2003, she voiced ‘Dory’ in the American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film ‘Finding Nemo’ directed by Andrew Stanton. The film opened to wide critical acclaim and was a massive box office success, grossing over $940.3 million on a budget of $94 million. That same year, she also created the American daytime television variety comedy talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ where she also starred as the host. The show aired 3,294 in a span of 19 seasons before going off-air in 2022. DeGeneres also received several awards, including 32 ‘Daytime Emmy Awards,’ for the show.
She also appeared in television series and shows such as ‘The Bernie Mac Show’ (2004), ‘Six Feet Under’ (2004), ‘Joey’ (2005), ‘Sesame Street’ (2007), ‘American Idol’ (2010), ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (2016), ‘Ellen's Game of Games’ (2017-2021), ‘Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable’ (2018), ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (2019), ‘One World: Together at Home’ (2020), and ‘Pixar Popcorn’ (2022). DeGeneres last appeared in the American reality television series ‘The Kardashians’ in 2022.
When a television channel decides to telecast the daily life of an ordinary person they choose a video store clerk and begin filming his life 24X7. Very soon, the show becomes very popular and he becomes a celebrity. But it also invites complications in his life and he starts looking for ways to quit the show without breaching his contract.
Coneheads is a sci-fi comedy film, which revolves around an alien couple with cone-shaped heads who are ditched on earth mistakenly, after which they try to adjust living among human beings.
After a successful career in movies, comedian Pauly Shore stars in the lead role in a series where he plays the slacker son of a millionaire. However, his career begins to sink when the series turns out to be a commercial and critical failure. Soon his friends and even his girlfriend refuse to see him, and Shore is reduced to living in his mother’s attic. However, he is soon visited by the ghost of his mentor, who encourages him to fake his own death in order to boost the popularity in his films and merchandise.
Mr. Wrong is a romantic black comedy film which tells the story of a single woman named Martha, who seemingly finds the perfect man for her, just before her younger sister’s marriage. But things take a turn when she finds out that he has a split personality. Strangely, no one else seems to believe her.
Dr. Doolittle, a noted surgeon, hits his head on the windshield while swerving his car to avoid running over a dog. It triggers in him a long dormant gift, enabling him to understand what animals and birds are saying and communicate with them. Although initially skeptical, he finally learns to appreciate his gifts and starts treating both animals and humans.
Marlin, a clown fish, is horrified after his son, Nemo, who has a lame right fin, is captured by underwater sea divers. He sets out on a perilous journey to rescue Nemo, accompanied by Dory, a blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss. Meanwhile, Nemo hatches an escape plan with the other fishes in a dentist's aquarium.
Dory, a regal blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss, regains some memory of her parents during a field trip and embarks on a journey to reach Jewel of Morro Bay, California, across the ocean. She is accompanied by her new family, clownfish Marlin and his son Nemo, and makes more friends along the way.
Ellen DeGeneres Awards
|Ellen||Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series||1997|
|Finding Dory||Favorite Animated Movie Voice||2017|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime TV Host||2017|
|Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show||Favorite Comedic Collaboration||2017|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime TV Host||2016|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)||2015|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime TV Host(s)||2014|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime TV Host||2014|
|Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show||Favorite Daytime TV Host||2012|
|Winner||Favorite Talk Show Host||2009|
|Winner||Favorite Talk Show Host||2008|
|Winner||Favorite Funny Female Star||2008|
|Winner||Favorite Talk Show Host||2007|
|Winner||Favorite Funny Female Star||2007|
|Winner||Favorite Funny Female Star||2006|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime Talk Show Host||2006|
|Winner||Favorite Funny Female Star||2005|
|Winner||Favorite Daytime Talk Show Host||2005|
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series||1995|