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Joan Rivers (1933–2014)


Joan Rivers was born on June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joan Alexandra Molinsky. She was a writer and actress, known for The Joan Rivers Show (1968), Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010) and The Joan Rivers Show (1989). She was married to Edgar Rosenberg and James Sanger. She died on September 4, 2014 in New York City. 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 Joan Rivers' 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 (38 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (308 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (52 credits)

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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 | 11 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:

[her trademark line] Can we talk? See more »

Trivia:

(June 30, 2004) Announced that she and her daughter, Melissa Rivers, were leaving E! Entertainment to fashion-bash red-carpet-wise over at the TV Guide Channel. They had been with E! Entertainment since 1996. See more »

Trademark:

Loud, raspy voice with New York accent. See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of the Barbed One-liners

Star Sign:

Gemini

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