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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)
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Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (298 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (40 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded two songs for Ben Bagley's "Vernon Duke Revisited Vol. 1": "Just Like A Man," originally written for Bette Davis, and "Life's a Funny Present." 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:

(Her idea of a perfect childbirth experience) "Knock me out with the first pain, and wake me up when the hairdresser arrives." See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 1994 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for portraying the title character, Sally Marr, in "Sally Marr...and Her Escorts." See more »

Trademark:

Makes jokes about plastic surgery See more »

Nickname:

Queen of the Barbed One-liners

Star Sign:

Gemini

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