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Joan Rivers

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Famous as :

Actress, comedian

Birth Name :

Joan Alexandra Molinsky

Birth Date :

June 08, 1933

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

James Sanger (1957 - 1958) (marriage annulled), Edgar Rosenberg (producer, 15-Jul-65 - 14-Aug-87, his death)

Claim to fame :

As Guest Host in TV series "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1983)

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Melissa Rivers' Christmas Wish Is to See Son Laughing Again Following Joan Rivers' Death

December 25, 2014 07:01:51 GMT

has one simple Christmas wish. The TV personality, who lost her mother a few months ago, has stated that all she wants for the holiday is to see her son able to laugh again.
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Clinic Where Joan Rivers Stopped Breathing Plans Procedure Changes

December 17, 2014 08:43:49 GMT

Manhattan clinic where stopped breathing a week before her death has filed a plan to fix its deficiencies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) accepted Yorkville Endoscopy's plan on Tuesday, December 16.
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Melissa Rivers Speaks Publicly for the First Time About Joan Rivers' Death

December 11, 2014 07:38:52 GMT

paid tribute to her late mother in a moving yet funny speech at The Hollywood Reporter's 2014 Women in Entertainment breakfast in Los Angeles on Wednesday, December 10. Wearing a pale-pink dress, Melissa recalled how "fearless" her mother was.
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Joan Rivers' Will Reveals She Left $150 Million Fortune to Family and Charities

December 10, 2014 03:25:01 GMT

' will was revealed on Tuesday, December 9 after it was filed in the New York State Surrogate's Court on Friday. Joan left her estimated $150 million fortune to family, friends, staff and charities.
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Report: Joan River's Doctors Delayed CPR, Continued Procedure as She Went Into Shock

December 01, 2014 09:38:58 GMT

New reports from investigation into circumstances surrounding the throat procedure that led into a coma before she died in early September have emerged. The details, gathered from interviews, confidential EMT records and a federal report, reveal that Dr. Lawrence Cohen from Yorkville Endoscopy and Joan's own ENT, Dr. Gwen Korovin, who performed the ill-fated procedure on Rivers at Yorkville Endoscopy ignored signs that she went into shock and continued performing the scoping procedure.
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Melissa Rivers Shares Throwback Photo of Joan Rivers on the Comedian's Twitter

November 28, 2014 04:54:45 GMT

paid tribute to on Thanksgiving by posting a throwback photo of them. The photo was posted on Joan's Twitter account on Thursday, November 27 along with caption, "I finally figured out my mom's password HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Xo Melissa."
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Melissa Rivers Hosts Thanksgiving in Honor of Joan Rivers

November 27, 2014 06:00:01 GMT

was hosting a Thanksgiving dinner at her mother ' Upper East Side condo, Joan's spokeswoman Judy Katz confirmed to Page Six. Melissa held the dinner with a group of close friends and relatives in honor of her late mother.
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Clinic Where Joan Rivers Stopped Breathing Is Cited for Numerous Violations

November 11, 2014 02:57:25 GMT

According to a federal report released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Monday, November 10, a Manhattan clinic that treated made numerous serious mistakes before her death. The report confirmed that a selfie was taken when Joan was sedated.
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Kathy Griffin Confirms She Was Offered 'Fashion Police' Gig After Joan Rivers' Death

November 05, 2014 03:08:13 GMT

Weeks after it was reported that she was considered as a replacement for on "", has finally confirmed the news. The actress/comedian tells Access Hollywood that she was indeed offered a spot on the E! fashion talk show.
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Melissa Rivers Hires Law Firm to Look Into Joan Rivers' Death, Plans to File Lawsuit Against Clinic

October 29, 2014 02:52:04 GMT

has hired NYC-based law firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz to investigate the circumstances surrounding her mother ' death. Ben Runbinowitz, a managing partner at the law firm, said in a statement on Tuesday, October 28, "In order to fully determine the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of Joan Rivers, we confirm that our firm has been engaged by Melissa Rivers and her family."
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Joan Rivers' Daughter Melissa Inherits $110 Million From Late Comedian

October 23, 2014 07:03:35 GMT

has inherited her mother ' apartment and money following her death last month. According to Us Weekly, the comedian's daughter receives as much as $75 million in cash and her Upper East Side condo which is worth $35 million.
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Clinic Where Joan Rivers Underwent Surgery Could Be Shut Down

October 19, 2014 13:52:20 GMT

Yorkville Endoscopy in New York City could lose their license. The Manhattan clinic was under investigation over a botched surgery that led to ' death. The comedienne stopped breathing during an unplanned biopsy procedure.
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Melissa Rivers Responds to Joan Rivers' Cause of Death

October 17, 2014 01:48:39 GMT

took to Twitter on Thursday, October 16 to comment on her mother ' autopsy results. She tweeted, "In response to NYC's Medical examiner's report, we continue to be saddened by our tragic loss. No further comment at this time."
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Joan Rivers Autopsy Results Reveal Surgery Complications as Cause of Death

October 16, 2014 22:24:02 GMT

autopsy results have just been released. According to New York City Medical Examiner's Office, the comedienne died from low blood oxygen to the brain during a surgery that led to brain damage.
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Video: Sarah Silverman Channels Joan Rivers on 'Saturday Night Live'

October 05, 2014 12:17:27 GMT

paid tribute to during her first time hosting "". She played the late comedienne who just arrived in heaven and roasted a series of other deceased public figures like , Steve Jobs, Lucille Ball, and Benjamin Franklin.
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Report: Melissa Rivers to Sue Clinic Suspected of Causing Joan Rivers' Death

October 03, 2014 07:02:19 GMT

plans to sue Yorkville Endoscopy clinic in Manhattan where her mother, , suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest during a throat surgery, Mail Online reports. A close family friend says, "Melissa does plan to sue the clinic. It's very difficult to discuss something so unpleasant with her, but she is going to launch a lawsuit."
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'The Simpsons' Pays Brief Tribute to Joan Rivers in Season 26 Premiere

September 30, 2014 01:47:00 GMT

While mourning the loss of a character, Rabbi Hyman Krustofski, in the season 26 premiere, "" honored with a brief tribute at the same time. An animated version of the late comedian was featured briefly among a group of people in "Jewish Heaven" based on the imagination of Krusty who just lost his father.
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Kathy Griffin in Serious Contention to Replace Joan Rivers on 'Fashion Police'

September 25, 2014 06:28:07 GMT

is circling a co-hosting gig on E!'s "". Rumors have been floating around the web that the Emmy-winning star will replace her good friend on the talk show since the veteran comedienne's death and The Hollywood Reporter has now confirmed it.
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Joan Rivers Promotes iPhone 6 From Beyond the Grave

September 20, 2014 01:42:38 GMT

endorsed the new iPhone 6 online after she passed away earlier this month. On Friday, September 19, the late comedian's Facebook page sent out a message in which she promoted the new gadget.
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Fashion Police Is Confirmed to Continue Without Joan Rivers

September 19, 2014 22:29:13 GMT

After a few weeks of uncertainty following ' passing on September 4, E! officially announces that "" will continue without the leader. The network notes that it's "what she would have wanted."
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Giuliana Rancic Discusses Uncertain Future of 'Fashion Police' After Joan Rivers' Death

September 19, 2014 14:03:00 GMT

talks about "" post ' passing. Speaking to ABC News, she said that Joan's grieving daughter who serves as the executive director was still uncertain about the future of the E! show.
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Joan Rivers' Doctor Claims She Didn't Take Selfie During Procedure

September 19, 2014 02:09:01 GMT

' personal doctor, Dr. Gwen Korovin, denies she took a selfie when the late comedian was under anesthesia in the procedure room, TMZ reports. Sources close to Gwen tell the site that she claimed CNN, who first reported the story, was wrong.
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Melissa Rivers to Co-Host 'Fashion Police' Joan Rivers Tribute Episode

September 18, 2014 03:32:28 GMT

E! has announced Friday, September 19 as "Joan Day" in honor of . The network plans special programming to pay tribute to the late comedian on that day, including a "" special which will feature Joan's daugter as a co-host.
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Doctor Who Did Biopsy to Joan Rivers Is Identified

September 18, 2014 02:06:13 GMT

' personal doctor, who reportedly took selfie in the procedure room before performing biopsy on the late comedian, is identified as New York physician Gwen Korovin, TMZ reports. According to the site, Gwen was not authorized to practice medicine at Yorkville Endoscopy.
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Joan Rivers' Doctor Reportedly Took a Selfie in Procedure Room

September 17, 2014 01:46:46 GMT

New info related to ' cardiac arrest which led to her death earlier this months has surfaced. According to a Tuesday, September 16 report by CNN, the late comedian's personal doctor snapped a selfie in the procedure room moments before performing a biopsy on her vocal cords.
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Yorkville Endoscopy Medical Director Fired After Joan Rivers' Death

September 12, 2014 22:08:36 GMT

Dr. Lawrence Cohen, the medical director of Yorkville Endoscopy where underwent surgery before her death, was let go by the clinic's board. He allegedly allowed the comedienne's personal ear, nose and throat specialist into the clinic although the doctor wasn't authorized to practice medicine there.
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Hugh Jackman Recalls Joan Rivers' 'Uplifting' Funeral

September 12, 2014 03:07:44 GMT

who performed at ' funeral on Sunday, September 7 recalled that moment during an appearance on "" on Wednesday. Speaking to , the Wolverine depicter in "X Men" movies shared how he ended up singing "Quiet Please, There's a Lady on Stage" at the comedian's intimate funeral.
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Manhattan Clinic That Treated Joan Rivers Claims No Biopsy Has Ever Been Performed

September 11, 2014 02:10:01 GMT

Yorkville Endoscopy, the clinic where stopped breathing a week prior to her death, denied on Wednesday, September 10 ever doing "a biopsy of the vocal cords" on patients at their facility. The clinic issued a statement without mentioning Joan's name after New York Daily News reported that an unplanned biopsy was performed by a doctor who accompanied Joan at the clinic.
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Report: Joan Rivers' Doctor Performed Unplanned Biopsy Which Cut Off Her Air Supply

September 10, 2014 03:18:46 GMT

New info regarding a throat procedure which had before she went into cardiac arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy clinic on August 28 has emerged. According to a NY Daily News report, Rivers apparently stopped breathing following an unplanned biopsy on her vocal cords which affected her air supply.
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Joan Rivers Will Appear in Next Season of 'Celebrity Apprentice'

September 10, 2014 02:43:02 GMT

will be featured in the next season of "". Executive producer and star revealed on Twitter that the "" co-host had filmed two episodes of the NBC reality series before she died last week.
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