From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shonda Rhimes (born January 13, 1970) is an American screenwriter, director and producer. Rhimes is best known as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of television series Grey's Anatomy and its spin-off Private Practice. In May 2007, Rhimes was named one of Time magazine's 100 Time 100 people who help shape the world. Rhimes was an executive producer for the medical drama series, Off the Map and is currently developing a new series, Scandal for the ABC network which is expected to launch at midseason.
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