Ellen Pompeo


Ellen Pompeo Brief Biography

Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Kathleen Pompeo (, born November 10, 1969) is an American actress and producer. Born in Everett, Massachusetts, Pompeo moved to New York City at 26 where she was discovered by a casting director who signed her for an advertisement campaign for L'Oreal. She made her screen debut with NBC's legal drama Law & Order, and then appeared in several other television shows, including the dark comedy Strangers with Candy, the medical drama Strong Medicine and the sitcom Friends.

Pompeo made her feature film debut in 1999 with the romantic comedy Coming Soon, and went on to play minor roles in films like In the Weeds and Mambo Caf but found little success initially. A turning point came in her career in 2002, when she gained wide recognition for her starring role in Brad Silberling's drama Moonlight Mile. Pompeo then starred in ABC's popular medical drama Grey's Anatomy (2005-present), and garnered worldwide recognition for her portrayal of the title character Dr. Meredith Grey. The role on the long running hit series earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama nomination, and the Screen Actors Guild Award. The character became widely popular, making Pompeo one of the most popular television actresses.

Ellen Pompeo News

• Jesse Williams of 'Grey's Anatomy' and wife Aryn Drake-Lee divorcing
• Ellen Pompeo: 'Grey's Anatomy' will end when I'm ready to stop
• Ellen Pompeo: New infant son is "the sweetest thing ever"
• Jerrika Hinton reportedly departing 'Grey's Anatomy'

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