Shonda Lynn Rhimes is an American television producer, screenwriter, and author. She is best known as the showrunner—creator, head writer, and executive producer—of the television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice, and the political thriller series Scandal. Rhimes has also served as the executive producer of the ABC television series Off the Map, How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, and Station 19. In 2007, Rhimes was named one of TIME magazine's 100 People Who Help Shape the World. In 2015, she published her first book, a memoir, Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person. In 2017, Netflix said that it had entered into a multi-year development deal with Rhimes, by which all of her future productions will be Netflix Original series. Netflix had already purchased the streaming rights to past episodes of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.
|Born:||Shonda Lynn Rhimes, January 13, 1970, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Dartmouth College, University of Southern California|
|Occupation:||Television producer, screenwriter|
|Twitter:||Shonda Rhimes's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Shonda Rhimes's IMDb|
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About Shonda Rhimes
Screenwriter, producer, and director who notably created the successful ABC TV shows Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards, and in 2007 she won a Golden Globe for her work on Grey's Anatomy.
Shonda Rhimes Before Fame
She studied at Dartmouth College prior to landing her first job in television.
Achievement of Shonda Rhimes
She received the Gary Rosenberg Writing Fellowship Award from USC's Film School for being at the top of her class and she wrote the screenplay for the 2002 Brittany Spears film Crossroads.
Shonda Rhimes Family Life
She has three children, Harper, Emerson, and Beckett.
Associations of Shonda Rhimes
Actor Patrick Dempsey starred on her hit show Grey's Anatomy.
Information related to Shonda Rhimes
- African-American television producers
- Screenwriting instructors
- USC School of Cinematic Arts alumni
- Writers Guild of America Award winners
- The New Yorker people
- African-American women writers
- American women film producers