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Shonda Rhimes


Shonda Rhimes was born on January 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Shonda Lynn Rhimes. She is a producer and writer, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), Scandal (2012) and Crossroads (2002). 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
Grey's Anatomy Producer
(2005-2018)
Scandal
Scandal Producer
(2012-2018)
Crossroads
Crossroads Writer
(2002)
Private Practice
Private Practice Producer
(2007-2013)

Filmography

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 2018 Untitled Grey's Anatomy Spinoff (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
 2018 For the People (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series) (executive producer - 124 episodes)
- Episode #7.18 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The People v. Olivia Pope (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Good People (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Robin (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Something Borrowed (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2005-2018 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (executive producer - 301 episodes)
- 1-800-799-7233 (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Out of Nowhere (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Come on Down to My Boat, Baby (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Danger Zone (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2018 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series) (executive producer - 54 episodes)
- He's Dead (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Live. Live. Live. (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Nobody Roots for Goliath (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Stay Strong, Mama (2017) ... (executive producer)
- I Love Her (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Grey's Anatomy: B-Team (TV Series) (producer)
 2017 Still Star-Crossed (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Something Wicked This Way Comes (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Here (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Nature Hath Framed Strange Fellows in Her Time (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery (2017) ... (executive producer)
- All the World's a Stage (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016-2017 The Catch (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- The Mockingbird (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Cleaner (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Knock-Off (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Birthday Party (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Hard Drive (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 America Divided (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Scandal: The Secret Is Out (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007-2013 Private Practice (TV Series) (executive producer - 112 episodes)
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Full Release (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... (executive producer)
- I'm Fine (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Gilded Lilys (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 Off the Map (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- There's Nothing to Fix (2011) ... (executive producer)
- On the Mean Streets of San Miguel (2011) ... (executive producer)
- A Doctor Time Out (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Smile. Don't Kill Anyone. (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Saved by the Great White Hope (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Seattle Grace: Message of Hope (TV Series) (producer)
 2009 Seattle Grace: On Call (TV Series) (producer)
 2009 Inside the Box (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Under Pressure (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Grey's Anatomy: Straight to the Heart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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(2016-17) Print ads for Pilot's G2 premium gel pen line of pens.

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Personal Quote:

It's superinsulting that because Olivia [in Scandal (2012)] is a woman, and the girl who wrote Grey's Anatomy (2005) wrote this, it must be for chicks. Like if it's geared for women, it's somehow not as serious as if it's geared for men. See more »

Trivia:

After graduating from Dartmouth, she read a news article that claimed that getting into USC's film school was harder than getting into Harvard Law School, so she elected to take on the more competitive challenge. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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