Fun Facts About Grey’s Anatomy Creator Shonda Rhimes

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She has been called a creative genius,guru and a wordsmith goddess. But,what do we know about “Grey’s Anatomy and “Scandal” creator, Shonda Rhimes? Here are 10 Fun Facts!
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Pizza Lover!

A Chicago native, Rhimes thinks that Deep Dish Pizza is the only pizza that matters.
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She’s A Champ

In High School, the producer extraordinare was in a championship marching band.
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3 Little Ones!

Shonda has three daughters. Two were adopted and a third via surrogacy.
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Writing Life

Headphones are a part of her writing life. She listens to music when she writes.
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How do you Spell?

The writer of “Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement, loves the National Spelling Bee.
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Proud Grad

The Executive Producer of “Scandal” went to Dartmouth College for Creative Writing. Years later, she attended the University of Southern California to get a Master of Fine Arts in the School of Dramatic Arts.
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She’s a fan of “The Mindy Project”

So much that she appeared as herself in an 2014 episode.
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Before all those shows…

Before becoming screenwriter, she worked at a variety of day jobs, including an office adminstration and as a counselor at a center that taugh mentally ill and homeless people job skills.
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Critically Acclaimed

Rhimes wrote the lauded 1999 HBO film “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge” starring Halle Berry.
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She never has won …

Despite the enormous success of her TV series, Shonda has NEVER won an Emmy. But she has received a Golden Globe, NAACP Image Award, GLADD Media Award and DGA Diversity Award.
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