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Shonda Rhimes

Born: Jan 13, 1970

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Shonda Rhimes

Date of Birth : Jan 13, 1970
Birth Place : Chicago

Shonda Lynn Rhimes is a screenwriter, director, and producer. Rhimes is best known as the creator, head writer, executive producer and showrunner of the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice and political thriller series Scandal. In May 2007, Rhimes was named one of TIME magazine's 100 people who help shape the world. Rhimes was an executive producer for the medical drama series Off the Map which aired on ABC for one season in 2011. Rhimes serves as executive producer for ABC's new legal series How to Get Away with Murder, which debuted September 25, 2014.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Television producer


  • Emerson Pearl Rhimes
  • Harper Rhimes

Awards Won

  • Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series
  • GLAAD Media Golden Gate Award
  • DGA Diversity Award
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series
  • TV Land Future Classic Award
  • Producers Guild of America Award - Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama
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