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Ellen DeGeneres

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Actress, writer, comedian Ellen DeGeneres

She s got an upcoming HBO comedy special, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now, premiering June 28th, 2003. It s a presentation of her recent live stand-up show of the same name. Her five-year sitcom Ellen won an Emmy for her much anticipated coming-out episode. She and her character came out at the same time. This was followed by a very public relationship with actress Anne Heche, which eventually ended. DeGeneres talks about coming out and why she resists becoming a lesbian role model. DeGeneres is the author of the book, My Point. . . And I Do Have One.

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Actress, Writer and Comic Ellen Degeneres

Actress, writer, comic Ellen Degeneres is soon to begin a stand-up tour. Her five-year sitcom Ellen won an Emmy for her much-anticipated coming-out episode. At the same time Degeneres' character realized she was gay, the entertainer revealed her own sexual orientation. Degeneres talks about coming out, her former relationship with actress Anne Heche, and why she resists becoming a lesbian role model. Degeneres is the author of the book, My Point... And I Do Have One.

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From the Archives: Comedienne, Actress, and Writer Ellen DeGeneres.

Stand up comic Ellen DeGeneres, the star of the sitcom "Ellen." The show airs on Wednesday nights on ABC. Last year DeGeneres co-hosted the 1994 Emmy awards and received a People's Choice Award for Favorite Female in a New Television series. She now has a new book, My Point. . . And I Do Have One (Bantam News). She's now starring in "Mr. Wrong." (REBROADCAST from 9/13/95)

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Betty DeGeneres Discusses Her Daughter's Coming Out.

Betty DeGeneres talks about her life before and after her daughter Ellen Degeneres publicly announced that she is a lesbian. Betty DeGeneres is now the spokesperson for the National Coming Out Project for the Human Rights Campaign. HRC is the nation's largest national lesbian and gay political organization. National Coming Out Day is celebrated every October 11.

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