Ellen DeGeneres (January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer and producer who provided the voice of Dory in Finding Nemo and its sequel, Finding Dory. Her voice role in Finding Nemo won her an Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production.

She is best known for hosting her own sitcom Ellen from 1994 till 1998 and is currently hosting her own syndicated talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003.