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Ellen Pompeo

Born Nov 10, 1969

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo is an American actress, known for playing the series protagonist, Meredith Grey, on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. In 2011, she was named the ninth highest paid television actress, earning $7 million. In 2012, she was named the eighth highest paid television actress, earning $9 million. She has extended her contract for two more years which would have her involved with the show until the 10th season.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on November 10, 1969.


1996 26 Years Old Pompeo made her television debut in 1996 by guest-starring in the NBC legal police drama, Law & Order. … Read More


2000 30 Years Old She made her second appearance on Law & Order in 2000, and then guest-starred on Strangers with Candy, Strong Medicine and Friends.
2001 31 Years Old Pompeo then moved to Los Angeles in 2001. … Read More
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A turning point came in 2002 when she was selected by director Brad Silberling for a lead role in his film Moonlight Mile playing Jake Gyllenhaal's sympathetic love interest.
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She also played the role of Karen Page in the 2003 Marvel Entertainment film Daredevil.
2005 35 Years Old Pompeo landed her first major role in 2005 on the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy, created by Shonda Rhimes. … Read More
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Pompeo has been nominated for multiple awards for her performances in Grey's Anatomy. She and the Grey's Anatomy cast won Best Ensemble in a Television Series at the 2006 Satellite Awards. … Read More
Also in 2007, Pompeo and the female cast and crew of Grey's Anatomy received the Women in Film Lucy Award, which honors those "whose work in television has positively influenced attitudes toward women." … Read More


2014 44 Years Old In September 2014, Pompeo announced that she will not be acting after Grey’s Anatomy ends its run. … Read More
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