Joan Rivers

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers Full Name: Joan Rivers [Joan Alexandra Molinsky]


Profession: Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Why Famous: Famous for her sometimes controversial comedic persona, Rivers came to prominence in 1965 as a guest on The Tonight Show.

In 1986, she became the first woman to host a late night network television talk show with The Late Show with Joan Rivers.

She subsequently hosted The Joan Rivers Show (1989-1993), winning a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host.

Born: June 8, 1933
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Died: September 4, 2014 (aged 81)
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest after serious complications from a procedure on her vocal cords

Married Life

  • 1965-07-15 Actress Joan Rivers (32) weds TV producer Edgar Rosenberg