Happy Birthday: Joan Rivers (1933–2014)

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joanrivers.jpgHappy Birthday comedian Joan Rivers (1933–2014)

Born: Joan Alexandra Molinsky
June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Died: September 4, 2014 (age 81) in East Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

Married to: Edgar Rosenberg (15 July 1965 – 14 August 1987) (his death) (1 child)


[on young female comics]: They all come up to me and say, “Without you, I couldn’t be here, the barriers you broke down.” I say, “Get the f*** away from me. I still could take every one of you with one hand behind my back. Outta here. Talk like that at my funeral, but not till then”.

[June 29, 2008] One of the reasons I am so happy – there’s lots happening again. Four times in my life, I woke up and the diary was empty. That’s the worst feeling in the world. My Broadway show and…

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