Joan Rivers


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  • Birth Name: Joan Alexandra Molinsky
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/08/1933, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 09/04/2014
  • Profession: TV host;actor; writer
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VIDEO: Watch Melissa Rivers' Touching Speech About Her "Brave" Mother Joan

Speaking publicly for the first time since Joan Rivers' death in September, Melissa Rivers said her mother would be overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from the Hollywood community and beyond.

"My mother never thought of herself as a woman working in a man's world. She just thought of herself as a comic, and had to be funnier than everyone else," Rivers said during a speech at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast this week. read more

See Melissa Rivers’ Sweet Thanksgiving Tribute to Her Mother Joan

As Melissa Rivers and her son Cooper prepare to spend their first holiday season without their mother and grandmother, Joan Rivers, it's clear the legendary comedienne is not far from their minds.

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Clinic That Treated Joan Rivers Committed Violations, Including Selfie During Rivers' Surgery

The New York Department of Health has found that Yorkville Endoscopy, the outpatient clinic that treated Joan Rivers in her final days, committed several violations in its treatment of Rivers, including failing "to identify deteriorating vital signs and provide timely intervention during the procedure," ABC News reports.

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
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The Late Show - 12/19/2014
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Year Title Description
2014 Just For Laughs TV Show Series, Host
2014 Joan Rivers Remembered TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2014 Geraldo Rivera Reports TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 Joan Rivers TV Show Series, Performer

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Will Kathy Griffin Replace Joan Rivers on Fashion Police? She's Thinking About It

The passing of Joan Rivers not only left a hole in our hearts, it left a hole in the panel of E!'s sartorial slam-fest Fashion PoliceAnd since Rivers' death, fans of the show have wondered who will replace her.

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Report: Melissa Rivers Inherits More Than $100M From Joan Rivers

Melissa Rivers has inherited more than $100 million worth of money and assets from her mother Joan Rivers' estate, Us Weekly reports.

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Medical Examiner Reveals Joan Rivers' Cause of Death

Joan Rivers died due to her brain's oxygen supply getting cut off during surgery, the New York Medical Examiner revealed Thursday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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New Season Reviews: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, PBS's Makers On Women in Comedy

How I'd love it if any of this season's dismal new wave of romantic comedies, all vying to be the next How I Met Your Mother, made me LOL. Sadly, I'm more inclined to search for a "cringe" emoticon, especially where ABC's two new Tuesday night entries are concerned.

The less objectionable is Selfie (8/7c), a strained attempt to update Pygmalion to the Instagram era, but coming off more like My Fair Lucy — because this Eliza Doolittle, here called Eliza Dooley (Doctor Who's Karen Gillan), is silly and vapid beyond belief or tolerance. read more

And the Nominees to Replace Joan Rivers on Fashion Police Are...

No one can ever truly replace Joan Rivers, but E!'s Fashion Police now faces the difficult task of finding a new co-host before it can continue on without the late comedienne.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, formal conversations have not yet taken place with any potential candidates, but ... read more


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