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    Essay On Ellen Degeneres

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    1997, actress Ellen DeGeneres made a TV milestone when she decided to come out as gay on her sitcom show “Ellen”. Although there have been other characters on famous TV shows that were gay, she was the first main character on a TV show to particularly focus on being gay. According to an article in the New York Times, “…the situation comedy attracted the biggest rating of any regularly scheduled show on the network this season, attracting an estimated 42 million viewers,” (New York Times). DeGeneres previously came out herself to the public as being gay before her character came out on the show. Coming out as gay during the 1990’s was portrayed in multiple ways, whether it was accepting it or not, or to completely not understand how one can be gay…

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    Ellen Degeneres Essay

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    On this day Ellen DeGeneres was born to, mother, Betty Pfeffer DeGeneres and, father, Elliot DeGeneres. Betty DeGeneres had been married for a year when she was 19 years old before meeting Elliot DeGeneres, claims, author, Lisa Lannucci. Elliot supported the family by selling insurance, and Betty contributed by carrying a variety of jobs throughout the years. Ellen also had an older brother names Vance who was four years older than she was. As Ellen grew up in New Orleans it is stated by…

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    In 1982, Ellen DeGeneres, was named showtime’s funniest person and is still making us laugh today. Ellen DeGeneres, in full Ellen Lee DeGeneres, born January 26, 1958, Metairie, Louisiana, U.S., American comedian and television host known for her quirky observational humour. In 2012 DeGeneres received the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. After putting together a comedy routine for a group of friends, DeGeneres was asked to perform in local coffeehouses in the late 1970s. In…

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    Who Is Ellen Degeneres

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    Ellen DeGeneres is very inspirational, she is always happy and always strong, and she never lets anything or anyone bring her down. Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana on January 26, 1958. (Watson 1) She graduated high school from Atlanta High School in 1976. She started college at the University of New Orleans. (Watson 1) Ellen only went to college for one semester, as she dropped out she was deciding what she should do with her life. She had many jobs like a clerk, house painter,…

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    Ellen Degeneres Thesis

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    Ellen Degeneres: America’s Funniest Person Thesis: Ellen Degeneres, voted America's Funniest Person, shows true activism in nearly everything she does. She stands up for the rights of people and is working to change the injustices all around. She uses her very popular talk show ‘The Ellen Degeneres show’ to get through to people, and just to simply entertain. I. “I Contributed, I’m on this planet doing some good and making people…

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    later awarded with an Emmy for the coming-out episode. After being released from the sitcom Ellen went into a job working at a law firm until finally she was given a new talk show “The Ellen Show”. To this day Ellen DeGeneres does hour-long episodes of the show 5 days a week and is constantly giving back to the people around her. Ellen supports over 45 charities and 30 causes and is constantly donating to each of these. Ellen is also know to award her audience members with special prizes…

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    Ellen DeGeneres "Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming." Said Dory, Ellen DeGeneres' famous animated character, with positivity to inspire many. Ellen DeGeneres is a powerful figure who benefits society by sharing positive humor and news on her talk show, being herself, which gives people courage, and rewarding ordinary people for being kind to others. To start, Ellen DeGeneres is a popular comedian who has positively impacted society. Ellen Lee…

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    Ellen Degeneres Qualities

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    things and discover new opportunities. She is always offering her support and encouragement. She is a true role model and leader, many people can relate to her, trust her and are inspired by her such as myself. Ellen DeGeneres is a famous talk show host and a well-known comedian. She was born on January 26, 1958 in Metairie, Louisiana. In her early life, she dreamed to become a veterinarian but she did not pursue that career. In the process of trying to find her desire she waited tables,…

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    Ellen Degeneres

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    Ever been in a grumpy mood? Only seen bad news lately? Well just take a look at the animals Ellen has rescued, the family's she has made so happy. Or click on the t.v. To channel 4 to see a universality admired hero who is a selfless, courageous, and inspirational woman named Ellen Degeneres. Ellen is a very selfless woman. For instance, Ellen gives to people in need. There was once was a mother and daughter who had enough money to either move out of their friends’ basement or go see Ellen.…

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    Ellen Degeneres Legacy

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    legacies, have been explored. Through kindness and fairness Ellen Degeneres has left a lasting legacy on her generation, and generations to come. Ellen Degeneres was born January 26, 1958. Both of her parents worked, and they divorced when Ellen was a teenager. Ellen worked many jobs, such as being a waitress, selling vacuums, painting houses, and being a legal secretary. Ellen was discovered during a public speaking event, in which she was very humorous. She received several offers to be a…

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