Happy Belated Birthday, Ellen Pompeo!

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The Grey's Anatomy Insider staff would like to extend belated birthday wishes to the lovely, talented woman who literally puts the Grey in Grey's Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo, who celebrated her 38th birthday Saturday, November 10.

A native of the Boston area, Pompeo achieved modest fame with a variety of film roles before starring as Meredith Grey and becoming a household name - not to mention a Golden Globe award nominee and Screen Actors Guild award winner.

Now 38 years young, Ellen Pompeo lives in L.A. with her fiance, Chris Ivery, and their two dogs. Here's hoping we are treated to many more seasons of watching Ellen on Grey's Anatomy as the conflicted and complex title character.

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Patrick and Ellen on the Set

Despite her rise to fame, Ellen Pompeo remains one of the more down to earth stars in Hollywood, and certainly among the most liked by readers of our site. We wish her the best, belatedly, on her birthday and thank her for her work on Grey's Anatomy!

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hola, soy de Agrentina, y veo siempre la serie, me encanta!
sigan asi. exitos!


Belated happy birthday! EP deserves the best!


beleated happy bday Ellen ! more bdays to come ! wishing u all the best...:) Same thing wth meredith ! i really like ur character in GA..


After reading the comment above from Irisheyes I thought I would share as well. In the office that I work in there are a few of us that watch GA and naturally talk about it on Friday mornings and basically throughout the week. There are two girls that have never watched GA that I work with and I told them they were really missing out on a great show and they hear all of us talk about it all the time. I shared my first season dvd's with them and now they are hooked! THey love it! They are both watching season 2 now and they are bringing the disks in as they finish it and handing it off to the other one. One of the girls is always asking me about what happens next, but I won't tell her because I don't won't to ruin any of it for her. SO each morning since they have been watching they can't wait to tell me what they have watched and then I normally say.....Oh the next one is going to be soooo good! (ha) I love knowing that I have these girls hooked. ITs funny, whenever there are a few of us gathered together for whatever reason most people know it has something to do with GA! ALso, on THursdays there are about (5) of us from the office that come over to my house during our lunch hour and we watch the previous week GA episode to get all pumped up for the new episode that night. We take turns feeding the group each week! We really have alot of fun and it gives us something to look forward to each week on Thursdays! So we get a double dose of GA on Thursdays! We are definately addicted. My two sons worry about me! (ha)


Just want to wish Ellen & Mcsteamy a belated happy birthdays It was Eric´s b´day on the 9th. He´s 35.


Happy Belated Birthday, Ellen! I woke up on Saturday, and that was the first thing that came out of my mouth. I hope there are many more to come. She is my fave on Grey's. XD


HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELLEN. I absolutely adore you. wish you the best wishes there is. I love Meredith and Grey's because of EP. Here's to a wonderful year ahead. cheers.


@ IrishEyes. Happy to hear that others are joining us on the addicted to GA list. DEMPEO rocks!!!


Happy Bday Ellen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope you have many more wonderful years on Grey's Anatomy and with your soon to be husband!!!!!!!!!!!


Everybody needs to vote daily for our GA gang for the People's Choice Awards! Here is the link..... http://www.pcavote.com/pca/sho...


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