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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 (307 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (44 credits)

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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:

I was just interviewed for a documentary [Making Trouble (2007)] on my least favourite subject - women comedians and how we've all been kept out. These two women came to my house, very serious, and asked, 'How long did it take for you to get into the room?' I said, 'Let me tell you something: if Adolf Hitler had four good jokes, he'd be in the room.' It has to do with funny. Then they talked ... See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Barnard College. See more »

Trademark:

"What a tramp!" or "Such a tramp!" See more »

Nickname:

Queen of the Barbed One-liners

Star Sign:

Gemini

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