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Ellen Pompeo

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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, starring alongside Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman and Jake Gyllenhaal. She received outstanding reviews for her portrayal of an outspoken young woman carrying a silent burden that's breaking her heart.Pompeo starred opposite Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell in the wildly successful Old School and, before that, in Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.Pompeo has starred in several independent features, including In the Weeds and Coming Soon, and Life of the Party. Since 2005, she has played Dr. Meredith Grey on the television series Grey's Anatomy.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Ellen Pompeo -- I Don't Have SIX TOES!

Ellen Pompeo -- I Don't Have SIX TOES!

Ellen Pompeo is putting her foot down over a growing Internet con-toe-versy ... claiming a photo that surfaced recently -- which appears to show the actress with 6 toes on each foot -- is totally… READ MORE >

Ellen Pompeo & Hubby -- The Grey Area

Ellen Pompeo & Hubby -- The Grey Area

Ellen Pompeo, her husband and her insane baby bump stepped out together in Beverly Hills yesterday -- in an assumed attempt to squash those pesky infidelity rumors.Despite some reports that hubby… READ MORE >

- 2542 days ago
Nicole & Ellen: Shop 'til They Drop

Nicole & Ellen:
Shop 'til They Drop

Nicole Richie and Ellen Pompeo baby bumped into each other at a children's store in Sherman Oaks yesterday.Pregnant celeb express line ... third trimester items or less only. READ MORE >

- 2590 days ago
Pompeo Puts Fans in Check

Pompeo Puts Fans in Check

Some stars get flummoxed when a pile of pushy fans bark too many orders for autographs -- but Ellen Pompeo laid down the law at a "Grey's" event at UCLA.She would have been a great high school gym… READ MORE >

- 3099 days ago
Ellen Pompeo's Grey Area

Ellen Pompeo's Grey Area

That other newly married "Grey's" star, Ellen Pompeo was happy to sign an autograph for a "fan" -- only it wasn't her picture! Awkward! Also in New York, Tyra keeps her hood on to hide her face… READ MORE >

- 3125 days ago
Doctor Doctor, Give Me the News!

Doctor Doctor, Give Me the News!

TMZ tried to get an update from Justin Chambers' "Grey's Anatomy" co-star Ellen Pompeo about his release from a UCLA psych ward on Wednesday. She wasn't exactly thrilled about the question.Pompeo… READ MORE >

- 3129 days ago
Watch Grey's Anatomy

Watch Grey's Anatomy

In a rush to leave the house on Wednesday, "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo forgot -- her bra! This time of year can get nippy in L.A.. Ellen then drove off with her headlights on. See Also… READ MORE >

- 3130 days ago
Hottest Videos -- Week of 11/11

Hottest Videos -- Week of 11/11

Ellen Pompeo got secretly hitched on November 9 -- so how come she said her wedding would be "soon" when we saw her the following Sunday? Paging Dr. McLiar! READ MORE >

- 3205 days ago
Ellen Pompeo -- Secretly Married!

Ellen Pompeo -- Secretly Married!

Paging Dr. McLiar! TMZ caught up with Ellen Pompeo in NYC and asked her about her "upcoming" wedding to fiance Chris Ivery, to which she replied, "Soon!" How about "last Friday?!"As reported by… READ MORE >

- 3208 days ago
"Grey's" Doc Resuscitates '90s Rapper

"Grey's" Doc Resuscitates '90s Rapper

"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo and her fiance, Chris Ivery, dined at II Sole Monday night with ... Heavy D?! The diddly, diddly dee?! The trio was spotted getting into their vehicle as they… READ MORE >

- 3279 days ago

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