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Joan Rivers


Joan Rivers was born on June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joan Alexandra Molinsky. She is a writer and actress, known for The Joan Rivers Show (1968), Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010) and The Joan Rivers Show (1989). See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2013 In Bed with Joan (TV Series)
 2012 Joan Rivers: Don't Start with Me (TV Special) (material)
 2004-2006 The Joan Rivers Position (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (2006)
- Episode #3.5 (2006)
- Episode #3.4 (2006)
- Episode #3.3 (2006)
- Episode #3.2 (2006)
 2006 Straight Talk (TV Movie)
 1986-1987 The Late Show (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 April 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 9 April 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 March 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 4 March 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 February 1987 (1987) ... (writer)
 1985 Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (writing supervisor)
 1983 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (guest writer - 1 episode)
- Joan Rivers/Musical Youth (1983) ... (guest writer)
 1978 Rabbit Test (written by)
 1977 Husbands and Wives (TV Movie) (written by)
 1973 The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1965 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 February 1965 (1965) ... (writer)
Show Show Actress (37 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (307 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (45 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Newspaper article: In "The Washington Post", Vol. 35, Iss. 265, Pg. B3; "How Phyllis [Diller] paved the way for the rest of us". See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 20 Interviews | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

@joan_rivers | Jake and Joan Jim | Ms. Joan Rivers

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Once I was having lunch in a fancy restaurant with Lily Tomlin and Richard Pryor. We were all struggling comics together and the day we had lunch, any one of us could have picked up the check. That's when I knew I'd made it. See more »

Trivia:

An accomplished author, she has written several candid autobiographies, including "Enter Talking" and "Still Talking". Author of self-help books, including "Bouncing Back: I've Survived Everything ... and I Mean Everything ... and You Can Too!" and "Don't Count the Candles: Just Keep the Fire Lit!". Author of several comedy books, including "Having a Baby Can Be a Scream" and "The Life and Hard ... See more »

Trademark:

Has had a lot of plastic surgery, has never denied it, and as a matter of fact, makes lots of jokes about her own (and other people's) plastic surgery. See more »

Nickname:

Queen of the Barbed One-liners

Star Sign:

Gemini

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'On the road to recovery' according to E! mb2497
Frustrated with media coverage... dmldc
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I don't get it... Can someone explain her humor? PrestigiousPorcupine
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