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Ellen Kathleen Pompeo (born November 10, 1969) is an American actress, known for playing the title role of Meredith Grey on the ABC medical drama Grey`s Anatomy. Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, the daughter of Joseph, a salesman, and Kathleen Pompeo. Pompeo is of Irish and Italian descent and was raised Roman Catholic. Determined to succeed in acting, Pompeo moved to Los Angeles in 2001. A turning point came when she was selected by director Brad Silberling in 2002 for a role in his film Moonlight Mile playing Jake Gyllenhaal`s sympathetic love interest. She also appeared in the film Daredevil playing Matt Murdock`s (Ben Affleck) secretary Karen Page, but most of her scenes were deleted from the theatrical version of the film. In 2002, Pompeo appeared in Catch Me If You Can and in 2003, Old School. Television guest roles include two episodes of Law & Order and an episode of Friends. She portrayed Jim Carrey`s ex-girlfriend, Naomi, in the 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Although her scenes were cut from the film, she felt grateful that director Michel Gondry chose her to appear in his film. Pompeo landed her first major role in the ABC medical drama Grey`s Anatomy, which has now ended its sixth season.
Pompeo married record producer Chris Ivery on Friday, November 9, 2007. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the legal witness to the ceremony. She gave birth to her first child with Ivery, a daughter named Stella Luna, on September 15, 2009. She has two dogs, Valentino and Gigi.
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Ellen Kathleen Pompeo
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Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery (Daughter with Husband Chris Ivery)
Ellen Kathleen Pompeo (, born November 10, 1969) is an American actress. She rose to fame for her portrayal of Meredith Grey in the long-running hit ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy (2005–present). The role earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama nomination in 2007 including many more accolades. She has also appeared in the films Moonlight Mile (2002), Old School (2003), and Daredevil (2003).
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Voiceover for PeoplePC commercial, Voice-over for Propel Fitness Water 'TV commercials, T-shirt and jeans guy's girlfriend for a Citibank card commercial in the late 90s
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Married||Chris Ivery and Ellen Pompeo
have been married since 9th Nov 2007. |||
Chris Ivery and Ellen Pompeo have been married for 8 years. They were dating for 4 years after getting together in Nov 2003 and were married on 9th Nov 2007.
Ellen Pompeo has 2 children, Stella Luna (6) and Sienna May (1).
Ellen Pompeo is a 46 year old American Actress. Born Ellen Kathleen Pompeo on 10th November, 1969 in Everett, Massachusetts, she is famous for Meredith Grey on Grey's Anatomy in a career that spans 1996–present. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Ellen Pompeo has been in an on-screen matchup with Patrick Dempsey in Grey's Anatomy (2005).
Ellen Pompeo is a member of the following lists:
Actresses of Italian descent,
Actresses from Massachusetts and
21st-century American actresses.
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