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about Ellen

So, who is this Ellen who draws baseball? Besides, obviously, a dweeb?

First and foremost, I'm an actor. I've had recurring roles on shows such as "Homeland," "The Sinner," "Bull," "Billions," "Veep," and others. I've also appeared on TV shows like "The Good Fight," "NCIS: New Orleans," "Chicago Fire," "Nurse Jackie," and "Brotherhood," and in films like Trick (opposite Omar Epps) and the upcoming Cryptid and Love and Communication.

But secondly, obviously, I have an unhealthy love of baseball. I've appeared numerous times on MLB Network as a guest analyst. I have my own podcast, Take Me In to the Ballgame, grading baseball movies on the 20-80 scouting scale used for baseball prospects. I'm also a regular guest host on "The Poscast," on the Athletic. I've been a guest on podcasts for FanGraphs (both "The Sleeper and the Bust" and "Effectively Wild,"), CBS' Fantasy Baseball Today, Pitcher List, Baseball Prospectus, and many others. I write about baseball at the Turf Sports.

I'm also a writer. My book of poetry, called Curtain Speech, was published by Pen & Anvil Press, and it also features some of my drawings! I'm currently working on a novel and several scripts.

I don't have an art degree. But then, I don't have an acting degree, either. English Major, baby!