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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 Fashion Police (2002), The Joan Rivers Show (1989) and The Joan Rivers Show (1968). She was married to Edgar Rosenberg and James Sanger. She died on September 4, 2014 in East Harlem, Manhattan, New York... See full bio »

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6 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Fashion Police
Fashion Police Herself - Host / Herself
(2002-2014)
The Joan Rivers Show
(1989-1993)
The Joan Rivers Show
The Joan Rivers Show Herself - Host
(1968-1969)

Filmography

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 2013 In Bed with Joan (TV Series)
 2013 Joan Rivers: Reality TV (TV Movie) (written by)
 2013 Joan Rivers: Ugly Children (TV Movie) (written by)
 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)
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Studio Guy (1997) ... (additional material)
 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 Husbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series) (creator - 10 episodes)
- Predictions Come True (1978) ... (creator)
- Dixon and Courtney Adopt (1978) ... (creator)
 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 (12 credits)
Show Show Self (319 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (67 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Fired from WOR Radio show in New York earlier in 2002, but fills in as guest host on friend's show for a day shift, June 2002. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 20 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 6 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:

At my funeral, I want Meryl Streep crying in five different accents. See more »

Trivia:

After graduating from college and before getting into show business, she was briefly a shoe buyer for Lord & Taylor, a department store in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Queen of the Barbed One-liners

Star Sign:

Gemini

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