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Shonda Rhimes


Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) and Scandal (2012). See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grey's Anatomy
(2005-2017)
Scandal
Scandal Writer
(2012-2017)
Private Practice
(2007-2013)

Filmography

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  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 124 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (written by - 13 episodes, 2012 - 2017)
- Episode #7.8 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.3 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.2 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.1 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Tick Tock (2017) ... (creator)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 295 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 26 episodes, 2005 - 2015)
- Go Big or Go Home (2017) ... (creator)
- Get Off on the Pain (2017) ... (creator)
- Break Down the House (2017) ... (creator)
- Ring of Fire (2017) ... (creator)
- True Colors (2017) ... (creator)
 2013 Scandal: The Secret Is Out (TV Movie) (creator)
  Private Practice (TV Series) (created by - 112 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (written by - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2013)
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Full Release (2013) ... (creator)
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... (creator)
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... (creator)
- I'm Fine (2012) ... (creator)
 2011 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (story)
 2010 A corazón abierto (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (story)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (story)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine (TV Movie) (creator)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart (TV Movie) (creator)
 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (screenplay) / (story)
 2002/I Crossroads (written by)
 1999 Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1998 Blossoms and Veils (Short) (writer)
Show Show Producer (24 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
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Other Works:

(2016-17) Print ads for Pilot's G2 premium gel pen line of pens.

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I was writing a hospital show for a very long time, and that became all that anybody thought that I could write. It's not that I want to do [for example, a female-spy show] because people don't think of me as doing it, but when I do say that's what I want to do next, and some network exec says: 'Really? Can't you do one of your romance triangle-y things?' I want to strangle them. A romance ... See more »

Trivia:

Has 3 daughters: two adopted daughters are named Harper Rhimes (b.2002) & Emerson Pearl Rhimes (b.February 1, 2012) and another one daughter named Beckett Rhimes (b.September 2013) who was born via surrogate mother. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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