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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 writer and producer, 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
(2005-2018)
Scandal
Scandal Writer
(2012-2018)
Crossroads
Crossroads Writer
(2002)
Private Practice
(2007-2013)

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  Scandal (TV Series) (created by - 124 episodes, 2012 - 2018) (written by - 13 episodes, 2012 - 2017)
- Episode #7.10 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.8 (2018) ... (creator)
- Something Borrowed (2017) ... (creator)
- Vampires and Bloodsuckers (2017) ... (creator)
- Adventures in Babysitting (2017) ... (creator)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (created by - 315 episodes, 2005 - 2018) (written by - 26 episodes, 2005 - 2015)
- Episode #14.23 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #14.22 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #14.21 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #14.20 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #14.19 (2018) ... (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 (20 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
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(2016-17) Print ads for Pilot's G2 premium gel pen line of pens.

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Personal Quote:

A lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, powerful,engaged people? Are busy doing. I wanted to be Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. That was my dream. I blue-skied it like crazy. I dreamed and dreamed. And while I was dreaming I was living in my sister's basement. Dreamers often end up living in ... See more »

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She has a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth (1991) and a master of fine arts (MFA) from the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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