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Legendary Comedienne Joan Rivers is one of the hardest working celebrities in the world. Joan's unique gifts of humor and tenacity has enabled her to attain extraordinary professional success... As a Comedienne, Best-Selling Author and Businesswoman.
A Native of New York City, Joan began her career more than forty years ago, and she's still going strong. There are so many facets to this multi-dimensional woman. Stand-Up Comedienne, Talk Show Host, Best Selling Author, Jewelry Designer, Actress and Playwright -- All combine in making Joan Rivers one of the hardest working celebrities in the world!
Joan Rivers got her break in 1965 when she was booked on "The Tonight Show" starring Johnny Carson, as well as becomming a Las Vegas Headliner.
In 1983, Joan signed a contract with NBC to become Johnny's official Co-Host. She would eventually go on to host her own talk show and in 1990 won a day-time Emmy for best talk show Host.
In 1995, Joan joined the "E! Entertainment Network" as the self proclaimed chief of "Fashion Police". She and her daughter, Melissa, broadcast from the red carpet every year prior to the Academy Awards Oscar Ceremony. It's been said that many actresses judge their success on Oscar night according to Joan's critique of their gowns.
Today, as Joan Rivers enters her 70's, she has absolutely no plans on slowing down! She continues to perform her stand-up comedy act to sold out audiences worldwide, finds time to appear regularly on QVC to promote her latest jewelry creations and if that's not enough -- Joan has just finished writing another play, scheduled to open on Broadway in the near future.
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