Shonda Rhimes

Writer, Producer
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Born: 01/13/1970 in University Park, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Producer (9)

America Divided 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

How To Get Away With Murder 2014 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Still Star-Crossed 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Catch 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Scandal 2012 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Grey's Anatomy 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Private Practice 2005 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

The Writers' Room 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Off the Map 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (5)

2016 ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Herself

Black Girls Rock! 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2015 (Tv Show)

Guest

The Mindy Project 2014 (Tv Show)

Herself
Writer (4)

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Crossroads 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (TV Show)

Screenplay

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

2016

Was the executive producer of "The Catch"

2014

Created "How To Get Away with Murder"

2012

Created the hit political series for ABC "Scandal"

2007

Created the medical show "Private Practice"

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

Bonus Trivia

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To pay the bills early in her writing career Rhimes worked as a job counselor at a homeless shelter.

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