Golden Globe®-nominee Ellen Pompeo is one of television's most beloved actresses, best known for her role as Meredith Grey on ABC's award-winning, critically acclaimed drama Grey's Anatomy. With Pompeo at the helm, the series continues to be ABC's highest-rated television drama as it enters its 16th season.
Pompeo received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama at the 2007 Golden Globe Awards for her work on Grey's Anatomy. Along with her fellow cast members, she also received the 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Drama.
In 2011, Pompeo created her own production company, Calamity Jane. Calamity Jane has developed several television dramas for ABC.
Pompeo made her major studio film debut in Brad Silberling's 2002 Moonlight Mile, alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon. She went on to star opposite Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell in the wildly successful Old School, and in Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio.