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Ellen Pompeo


Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, to Kathleen B. (O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo, a salesman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and some English, ancestry. Pompeo made her major studio screen debut in Brad Silberling's Moonlight Mile (2002), starring alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman and Jake ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Meredith Grey
(2005-2017)
Daredevil
Daredevil Karen Page
(2003)
Old School
Old School Nicole
(2003)
Moonlight Mile
Moonlight Mile Bertie Knox
(2002)

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 2005-2017 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Meredith Grey
- Out of Nowhere (2017) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story (2017) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Come on Down to My Boat, Baby (2017) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Danger Zone (2017) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
- Ain't That a Kick in the Head (2017) ... Dr. Meredith Grey
 2017 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Willow
 2015 Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (Video short)
Luna
 2005 Life of the Party
Phoebe Elgin
 2004 Art Heist
Sandra Walker
 2004 Friends (TV Series)
Missy Goldberg
- The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) ... Missy Goldberg
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
Veronica
 2003 Undermind
Flynn
 2003 Old School
Nicole
 2003 Daredevil
Karen Page
 2002 Catch Me If You Can
Marci
 2002 Moonlight Mile
Bertie Knox
 2001 The Job (TV Series)
Sue
- Anger (2001) ... Sue
 2001 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Quincy Dunne
- Wednesday Night Fever (2001) ... Quincy Dunne
 2000 Eventual Wife (Short)
Beth
 2000 In the Weeds
Martha
 2000 Mambo Café
Stacie
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Nina Adler
- History Lessons (2000) ... Nina Adler
 1996-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Laura Kendrick / Jenna Weber
- Fools for Love (2000) ... Laura Kendrick
- Savior (1996) ... Jenna Weber
 1999 8 1/2 x 11 (Short)
Human Resources Woman
 1999 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
Lizzie Abrams
- Feather in the Storm (1999) ... Lizzie Abrams
 1999 Coming Soon
Upset Girl
 1995 Do You Have the Time (Short)
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Voice-over for Propel Fitness Water 'TV commercials. Her line comes at the end of the commercial: "Fit has a feeling. And a water. Propel. The fitness water.". (2007) See more »

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3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't find acting to be a particularly noble way to make a living. I'm not saving anybody's life, I'm not a teacher, I'm not working for UNICEF. I don't think I'm some big deal. See more »

Trivia:

Had a part in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), which was deleted from the final cut. See more »

Nickname:

The Pencil

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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