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Joy Behar

Joy Behar was born on October 7, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Josephina Victoria Occhiuto. She is an actress and writer, known for The View (1997), The Joy Behar Show (2009) and Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005). She has been married to Steve Janowitz since August 11, 2011. She was previously married to Joseph Behar. See full bio »

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5 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The View
The View Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Co-host / Herself - Host / Herself / Herself - Cohost / Herself - Hostess / Herself - co-host / Herself, Co-host
The Joy Behar Show
The Joy Behar Show Herself - Host / Herself
Wisecracks Herself


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 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Ann
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Ann
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Ann
 2016 Nashville (TV Series)
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- It's Sure Gonna Hurt (2016) ... Joy Behar
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
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- Up All Night (2007) ... Joy Behar
 2001 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
- 42 (2001) ... 42 (voice, as Joy Beher)
 1996 'M' Word
 1996 Love Is All There Is
 1995-1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Theory of Intelligence (1996) ... Joy (voice)
- Bully (1995) ... Joy (voice)
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
 1992 This Is My Life
 1990 The Rock (TV Series)
Joy Capedeluca
 1989 Cookie
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (88 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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Other Works:

Appeared in the off-Broadway hit, "The Food Chain" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joy Beher


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

I don't get jealous of people. Jealousy is such a waste of time because you're jealous of them, and they go about their lives and have a wonderful time, so what's the point? It's a completely useless emotion - jealousy. I don't go there. See more »


Earned her M.A. in English education from SUNY-Stony Brook. See more »


Frequently holds either a pen or her glasses in her right hand while talking.



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