9 Candid Facts You Did Not Know About Ellen Pompeo

1. The role earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama nomination in 2007 including many more accolades.

2. After meeting boyfriend, fashion photographer Andrew Rosenthal, and serving cocktails in Miami for more than two years, Pompeo moved to New York City for her acting career. She made her feature film debut in Coming Soon , playing a small part.

3. She made her second appearance on Law & Order in 2000, and then guest-starred on Strangers with Candy, Strong Medicine and Friends.

4. Although her scenes were cut from that film, she felt grateful that director Michel Gondry selected her for his film. She also played the role of Karen Page in the 2003 Marvel Entertainment film Daredevil.

5. On May 10, 2012, it was announced that she signed a contract for two more seasons.

6. She was named the eighth highest paid television actress in 2012, earning $9 million.

7. She extended her contract for two more years, which would have her involved with the show until its 12th season.

8. In September 2014, Pompeo announced that she will not be acting after Grey’s Anatomy ends its run.

9. Pompeo said: “I definitely don’t have a strong desire to act after Grey’s.

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