The character Dory from Finding Nemo was inspired by Ellen DeGeneres and was later cast as her voice after director Andrew Stanton was watching Ellen with his wife and seeing Ellen “change the subject five times before finishing one sentence” as Stanton recalled.

The character Dory from Finding Nemo was inspired by Ellen DeGeneres and was later cast as her voice after director Andrew Stanton was watching Ellen with his wife and seeing Ellen “change the subject five times before finishing one sentence” as Stanton recalled.