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Although in her later career, she was known for her fashion quips and myriad trips to the plastic surgeon, Rivers was also a pioneering woman in stand-up comedy whose hilarious self-deprecating humor, biting one-liners and "can we talk?" catchphrase got he… (more)

Birth Name: Joan Alexandra Molinsky

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Birthday: June 8, 1933, Gemini

Profession: TV host, Actor, Writer

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  • Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne and Melissa Rivers - Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala in Beverly Hills California, January 25, 2014
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  • Joan Rivers and Elie Tahari - New York City's Elie Tahari Day Proclamation Ceremony in New York, New York, September 4, 2013
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  • John Mayer, Joan Rivers, Bob Newhart, Don Rickles, Kathy Griffin, Bob Saget and Lewis Black - Friars Foundation Annual Applause Award Gala honoring Don Rickles in New York City, June 24, 2013
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  • Cyndi Lauper and Joan Rivers- Broadway Opening Night Performance for "Kinky Boots" in New York City, April 3, 2013
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  • Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers - Grey Line New York honors WE tv stars Joan & Melissa Rivers at Pier 78 in New York City, March 1, 2013
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  • Justin Mikita, Joan Rivers and Jesse Tyler Ferguson - 'Tie The Knot' Spring Collection launch in New York, New York, February 28, 2013
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  • Margaret Cho, Joan Rivers and Kathy Griffin - kick off the 2012 Las Vegas Pride Night Parade in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 10, 2012
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  • Kelly Osbourne, Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers - The E! Channel Upfronts in New York, New York, April 30, 2012
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  • Joan Rivers and Sarah Silverman - on stage at the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Hollywood, California, January 14, 2011
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  • Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers - 84th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York, New York, November 25, 2010
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  • Carmello Anthony, Donald Trump, La La Vazquez, Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers - Miss USA 2010 Pagent in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16, 2010
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  • Joan Rivers, Carl Reiner and Kathy Griffin - Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers in Studio City, California, July 26, 2009
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  • Joan Rivers and Margaret Cho - Tribute to George Carlin at the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Gala in Washington, D.C., November 11, 2008
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  • Emily Koloski and Joan Rivers - photocall for Joan's play "A Work In Progress by A Life In Progress" in London, England, September 2, 2008
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  • Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers - 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, January 15, 2007
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  • Joan Rivers and Emmy Rossum - The Weinstein Company & Glamour Magazine Golden Globes after party in Beverly Hills, January 16, 2006
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  • Joan Rivers - The American Heart Association's Sixth Annual Women With Heart Lunch in New York City, June 23, 2005
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  • Joan Rivers - 77th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 27, 2005
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  • Star Jones, Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers - 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 16, 2005
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  • Joan Rivers - CMT's 40 Greatest Done-Me-Wrong Songs in New York City, August 27, 2004
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  • Joan Rivers - 76th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 29, 2004
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  • Joan Rivers - 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California, January 25, 2004
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  • Joan Rivers - 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles California, September 21, 2003
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  • Elton John and Joan Rivers - Elton John AIDS Foundation's 11th Annual Oscar party in West Hollywood California, March 23, 2003
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  • Joan Rivers - 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Century City, California, November 4, 2001
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  • Joan Rivers - 71st Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, March 21, 1999
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  • Edgar Rosenberg, Joan Rivers - Attending the Premiere of BETRAYED at the Academy in Los Angeles, California in September 1988
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  • Barry Diller, Joan Rivers, Jamie Kellner - Speaks at press conference on May 6, 1986, when it was announced that a new television station would begin broadcasting: the Fox Network
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  • Nancy Reagan, Betty Rendel, Joan Rivers - Welcoming luncheon for the first lady in Dallas, Texas on August 22, 1984
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  • Joan Rivers, Edgar Rosenberg - New York City November 1981
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  • Joan Rivers, Joey Heatherton, Sonny Bono, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwicke, Debbie Reynolds, and Liberace - Tom Jones celebrates his 34th birthday at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas on Jun 6, 1974
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  • Joan Rivers and Susan Lucci - 2004
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  • Joan Rivers at TV Emmys After Party
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  • Joan Rivers - 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
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  • Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers - 57th Annual Emmy Awards
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  • Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers
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  • Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers - 2002 ESPY Awards
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  • Ed Sullivan, Joan Rivers - performs on the CBS television variety program "The Ed Sullivan Show," on September 11, 1966, in New York, New York
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  • All-Star Celebrity Apprentice - Joan Rivers
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  • Fashion Police - Joan Rivers
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  • Roasts - Joan Rivers
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  • Roasts - Joan Rivers
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  • Roasts - Joan Rivers
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers and Donald Trump
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers and Annie Duke
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Clint Black, Melissa Rivers, Herschel Walker, Joan Rivers, Dennis Rodman, Brande Roderick, Annie Duke and Tom Green
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers, Herschel Walker and Clint Black
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers, Clint Black and Herschel Walker
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Clint Black and Joan Rivers
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Natalie Gulbis, Clint Black, Herschel Walker and Joan Rivers
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Stephen Baldwin, Brande Roderick, Tionne Watkins and Joan Rivers
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Brande Roderick, Joan Rivers, Tionne Watkins, Melissa Rivers, Annie Duke, Khloe Kardashian
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  • The Celebrity Apprentice - Season 8 - Joan Rivers
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  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Whose God Is It Anyway?" - Joan Rivers as herself, Constance Zimmer as Claire Simms, Craig Bierko as Jeffrey Coho and Katey Sagal as Barbara Little
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  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Whose God Is It Anyway?" - Joan Rivers as herself
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  • Boston Legal - Season 3 - "Whose God Is It Anyway?" - Jill Brennan as Gracie Jane, William Shatner as Denny Crane and Joan Rivers as herself
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  • Boy George, Joan Rivers - interviews pop musician Boy George, of Culture Club, on "The Joan Rivers Show on December 1, 1983 in Hollywood, Ca
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  • Joan Rivers - Performing on "The Carol Burnett Show" on the CBS television network on September 25, 1970
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  • Joan Rivers: Before Melissa Pulls the Plug - Joan Rivers performing
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  • Joan Rivers: Before Melissa Pulls the Plug - Joan Rivers performing
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