Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

Performer

Joan Rivers, a comedian whose tongue was often tart and whose talent for reinventing herself led to an unusually long and varied career, died Sept. 4, 2014. On Aug. 28, she was rushed to the hospital after suffering from cardiac arrest during an endoscopy at a clinic in New York City. She was 81.

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  • Also known as: Joan Alexandra Molinsky
  • Born: Jun 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York
  • Death: Sep 4, 2014 in New York, NY

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Play Sally Marr...and Her Escorts Nominee
Tony Award
1994 Actress in a Play Sally Marr...and Her Escorts Nominee