Shonda Rhimes

Writer, Producer
Storytelling was in Shonda Rhimes' blood since she was a child growing up with her parents and five siblings in the Chicago, IL suburb of Forest Park South. And that love for the written word and the compelling story ... Read more »
Born: 01/13/1970 in University Park, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Producer (7)

The Catch 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Grey's Anatomy 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

How To Get Away With Murder 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Private Practice 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Scandal 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

The Writers' Room 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Off the Map 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (4)

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Crossroads 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Show)

Screenplay
Actor (2)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Mindy Project 2014 (Tv Show)

Herself

Biography

Storytelling was in Shonda Rhimes' blood since she was a child growing up with her parents and five siblings in the Chicago, IL suburb of Forest Park South. And that love for the written word and the compelling story would go on to serve her well - not only as a successful feature film writer, but as the creator and executive producer of one of the most popular television series of the new millennium - the medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC, 2004- ).

Relationships

Harper Rhimes

Daughter
adopted c. 2003

EDUCATION

USC School of Cinema-Television

Los Angeles , California
awarded the prestigious Gary Rosenberg Writing Fellowship

Dartmouth College

Hanover , New Hampshire

Dartmouth College

Hanover , New Hampshire

Milestones

2006

Signed a lucrative development deal with Touchstone Television, to resurrect an old project, a series about female news correspondents

2005

Creator and executive producer of the ABC medical drama "Grey's Anatomy"; also scripted several episodes

2004

Scripted the Disney feature "Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement," starring Julie Andrews

2002

Wrote the original script for the film "Crossroads," starring Britney Spears

1999

Wrote the screenplay "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge," starring Halle Berry and produced by HBO

1998

Helmed the short "Blossoms and Veils," starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Jeffrey Wright and Omar Epps

1995

Research director on the Tollin-Robbins/Mundy Lane documentary, "Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream," which was nominated for an Emmy Award and an Academy Award

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