Joan Rivers (Performer) | Playbill

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 07, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York
  • Death: Sep 03, 2014 in New York, NY

Roles (6)

Sally Marr Playbill - Opening Night, May 1994 Sally Marr...and Her Escorts
Opened May 05, 1994
  • Writer
  • as Sally Marr (Original)
The 44th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 3, 1990 The 44th Annual Tony Awards - 1990
Opened June 03, 1990
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
Broadway Bound Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1986 Broadway Bound
Opened December 04, 1986
  • as Kate (Replacement)
Fun City Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1972 Fun City
Opened January 02, 1972
  • Writer
  • as Jill Fairchild (Original)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
Tony Award
1994 Best Actress in a Play Nominee
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