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Joan Rivers

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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'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 Melissa Rivers 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 Melissa Rivers 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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Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker and More Stars Attend Joan Rivers' Funeral

September 08, 2014 01:45:19 GMT

Many celebrities paid respects to at an intimate funeral at Temple Emanu-El on Sunday morning, September 7. The star-studded event was attended by the comedian's close friends and colleagues such as and her husband , , Diane Sawyer, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Andy Cohen, , , and "" stars and .
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Joan Rivers Will Have Red Carpet Funeral

September 06, 2014 03:57:39 GMT

is getting her final wish. Although the funeral will be private, it will still have showbiz theme like she said she always wanted. A red carpet will be rolled out for family and friends to walk upon outside Temple Emanu-El before she was laid to rest. "A lot of celebrities confirmed," a source said to Us Weekly. The rug will be buried with the late comedienne later.
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Joan Rivers' Autopsy Complete, No Clear Cause of Death Found

September 05, 2014 21:14:55 GMT

The physical examination of ' body has been completed one day after her passing, according to TMZ. However, the Medical Examiner's Office reportedly couldn't find a clear "cause and manner of death" from the autopsy. Further studies including toxicology test and interview with medical professionals who were present during her initial surgery are required.
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Staff at Joan River's Endoscopy Clinic Receives Death Threats

September 05, 2014 08:59:14 GMT

People working at a clinic which treated before she passed away reportedly have been receiving death threats from the comedian's fans. According to a new report by TMZ, the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic in New York City has been receiving threats since news emerged that the comedian stopped breathing during a procedure.
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Joan Rivers Dies at 81, Funeral Is Planned for Sunday

September 04, 2014 22:04:01 GMT

passed away Thursday afternoon, September 4 in a New York hospital. The comedienne was 81. She is survived by her daughter Melissa Rivers and grandson Cooper who had stayed by her side during her hospitalization. Funeral will take place at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday.
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Health Department Reviewing the Clinic Which Treated Joan Rivers

September 04, 2014 08:47:53 GMT

Health Department is launching a review over a clinic which treated before her condition went critical last week. According to TMZ, officials at health department confirm that they are "reviewing the matter," but they are not conducting official investigation. The review apparently may take weeks up to months.
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Joan Rivers Moved From ICU to Private Room

September 04, 2014 01:50:36 GMT

was moved from the intensive care unit to a private room at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Wednesday, September 3, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, confirmed. She said that her mother was being "kept comfortable."
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Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support, Daughter Says

September 02, 2014 22:43:32 GMT

Melissa Rivers gives update on her mother ' condition amidst conflicting reports that the comedienne is being brought out of coma. The daughter confirms her mom is hooked on machines to stay alive but insists that "at this time she does remain on life support."
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'Fashion Police' Cancels Taping Amid Joan Rivers' Health Scare

September 02, 2014 06:40:13 GMT

Taping for E!'s "", which features as one of the co-hosts, is canceled as the comedienne remains in serious condition as of Monday, September 1. A source tells the Daily News that the taping scheduled to take place in New York this week in conjunction with Fashion Week has been canceled.
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Joan Rivers Is 'Getting Better,' Source Says

September 02, 2014 04:46:46 GMT

is on the road to recovery, a source close to her family says. Rivers was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Thursday, August 28 after she stopped breathing following a throat procedure and was in critical condition. A source, however, has shared to E! News that Rivers is slowly on the mend.
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Joan Rivers' Family Reportedly Considers Legal Action Over the Throat Procedure

September 01, 2014 08:00:26 GMT

' family reportedly is considering to file lawsuit over the throat procedure which she underwent before going into a serious condition. "Shock and upset is turning to anger, and they are looking for someone to blame," a source told NY Daily News. "The night before, she was performing and now she is on life support. An 81-year-old should not have that procedure as an outpatient. Very ill advised."
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Family Is Keeping 'Fingers Crossed' After Joan Rivers Is Rumored on Life Support

August 31, 2014 22:43:27 GMT

' daughter Melissa Rivers issued another new statement after a report suggested that the comedienne was put on life support. She says the family remains hopeful that Joan could take turn for the better and make a recovery.
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Report: Joan Rivers Is Put on Life Support

August 31, 2014 16:05:49 GMT

There hasn't been an official update on ' condition, but TMZ reports that the "" host is on life support. The 81-year-old comedienne relies on the machines to stay alive after going into cardiac arrest during a throat surgery in New York City.
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Daughter Says Joan Rivers Remains in Serious Condition

August 29, 2014 22:40:43 GMT

' daughter Melissa Rivers issued a new statement regarding her condition as love, prayers, and get-well wishes were pouring in from fellow Hollywood stars. Thanking fans and friends for their support, she said to E! News the 81-year-old comedienne remained in serious condition.
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Joan Rivers Is 'in Critical But Stable Condition' After She Stopped Breathing During Surgery

August 29, 2014 02:22:26 GMT

's condition has reportedly been upgraded to stable after she stopped breathing during a throat surgery. E! Online posted an update on Twitter on Thursday afternoon, August 28, "UPDATE: Joan Rivers is in critical but stable condition. Keeping her in our thoughts and prayers."
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Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital After She Stops Breathing During Surgery

August 28, 2014 15:28:00 GMT

has just been hospitalized due to an alarming condition, TMZ reports. The 81-year-old actress/comedienne was taken to a medical facility in New York City Thursday, August 28 after she allegedly stopped breathing during a surgery.
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