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Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin

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Famous as :

Actress, comedian

Birth Name :

Kathleen Mary Griffin

Birth Date :

November 04, 1960

Birth Place :

Oak Park, Illinois, USA

Spouse :

Matt Moline (computer technician, 18-Feb-01 - 15-May-06)

Claim to fame :

As Vicki Groener in TV series "Suddenly Susan" (1996-2000)

Biography


Leaving her native Oak Park, Illinois for Los Angeles back in 1978, Kathy Griffin joined the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings and performed alongside the troupe. By 1990s, she began performing as a standup comedian at various clubs before finally landing guest spots on several TV shows. She guest starred in series, such as "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "ER", "Seinfeld", and "The X-Files" and at last received major recognition for her role as Vicki Groener on NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan".

Remaining on the show from 1996 to 2000, Griffin experienced career breakthrough in 2001 with reality show "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List", which became a hit and won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program. She continued exploring her comic skills and talents by releasing her debut comedy album "For Your Consideration" in 2008. The set was nominated for Best Comedy Album Grammy and so did her six other albums.

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Melissa Rivers: Kathy Griffin 'Sh*t All Over My Mother's Legacy' for Leaving 'Fashion Police'

May 14, 2015 19:01:21 GMT

blasted who was brought in to "" as a replacement for the late but left as soon as the show was hit with controversies. "My biggest complaint (about Griffin) was the feeling that she kind of sh*t all over my mother's legacy in her statement on leaving," Melissa told Hoka Kotb in a new chat.
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Kathy Griffin on 'Fashion Police' Exit: I Don't Think That It's Really What I Do

March 17, 2015 08:34:28 GMT

talked about her short-running gig on "" when stopping by SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show". "I don't really feel it was my best work, I'll be honest," she told during the interview.
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Kathy Griffin Addresses Pros and Cons on Her 'Fashion Police' Exit

March 15, 2015 10:52:55 GMT

A day after making it public that she is about to quit "tFashion addressed the pros and cons surrounding her decision to leave the show. She told the crowd at her show in Waterbury, Connecticut on Friday, May 13, there would be no more drama on the matter.
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E! May Cancel 'Fashion Police', Was Going to Fire Kathy Griffin Before Her Resignation

March 14, 2015 02:27:12 GMT

Following announcement that quit "", there are many stories about what led to her abrupt decision. While Kathy said she left the show because it's too mean-spirited, sources say there had been some issue behind the scenes that prompted the show's producers to consider giving her the ax before she tweeted her resignation.
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Kelly Osbourne and More Stars Praise Kathy Griffin After 'Fashion Police' Exit

March 13, 2015 14:50:52 GMT

gets a lot of support from fellow celebrities after quitting "". who left the show just before Griffin's exit praises her former co-host. "I could not be more proud of you @kathygriffin you have my love and support always!" she tweeted along with a picture of their touching tongues.
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Kathy Griffin Quits 'Fashion Police', Explains Reason on Twitter

March 13, 2015 01:59:54 GMT

It was another major loss for "" when announced on Thursday, March 12 that she's quitting the reality show. Not mentioning 's offensive joke about 's Oscars look, she simply implied that her reason to exit the show was because it's too mean spirited.
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Kathy Griffin Addresses 'Fashion Police' Drama Involving Giuliana Rancic and Zendaya

March 11, 2015 21:18:51 GMT

After broke her silence on her exit from "", now former co-host weighs in on the controversy surrounding 's jokes about 's Oscars dreadlocks smelling like "patchouli oil" and "weed." The comedienne said she "wouldn't have said the joke in the first place."
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Video: Kathy Griffin Dyes Anderson Cooper's Hair Blue and Pink on New Year's Eve Show

January 02, 2015 02:44:12 GMT

never ceases to surprise when they're co-hosting CNN's New Year's Eve telecast. After kissing his crotch two years ago, she toned down her R-rated antic this year. The comedienne gave a makeover to her co-host, dying his hair blue and pink.
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Kathy Griffin Gets Sassy in 'Fashion Police' Promo

December 30, 2014 20:55:25 GMT

is gearing up for her new gig in the first promo for the new season of "". Joined by fellow new host Brad Goreski and familiar faces and , she is ready to give the fashion world a makeover.
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Kathy Griffin Officially Named New 'Fashion Police' Host

December 02, 2014 01:27:38 GMT

It's a done deal; will serve as a new host on E!'s "". The network made it official on Monday, December 1, ending months of speculation on who would replace the late .
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Kathy Griffin-Hosted 'Fashion Police' Reportedly Won't Air Weekly

November 19, 2014 08:10:11 GMT

It's a done deal, according to TMZ. Following weeks of speculations about ' replacement on "", the site now reports that has signed up to co-host the show.
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Kathy Griffin Attend 'CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute'

November 19, 2014 02:52:51 GMT

Many stars were in attendance at "CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute" at American Museum of Natural History which took place on November 18, 2014 in New York City. Among those hitting the red carpet at the event honoring ordinary people who help others with their inspirational works were , , and .
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Kathy Griffin in Talks for 'Fashion Police', Tyra Banks Being Considered

November 14, 2014 08:06:11 GMT

is apparently still in the running for a spot left vacant on "" following ' death. After admitting that she was offered to join the show, the comedienne is now reportedly in talks for the gig.
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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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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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Kathy Griffin Criticizes the Lack of Female Hosts on Late Night TV

September 13, 2014 03:50:56 GMT

In decades, men have dominated late night TV. After was announced as 's successor on CBS earlier this week, expresses her disappointment that yet another male star nabs the gig.
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Kathy Griffin Breaks Her Emmy Award

July 18, 2014 09:02:26 GMT

On Thursday, July 17, took to her Twitter account to share a picture of a broken trophy. The 53-year-old comedian captioned the picture with, "Well @JeffProbst came over last night and broke my Emmy! #Survivor #Appalled."
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Kathy Griffin Bares All in New Photo Shoot

June 27, 2014 08:28:54 GMT

flaunts her slim body in a recent photo shoot by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields. Shields has shared naked photos of the 53-year-old comedian on Twitter and his site. In the snap, Griffin can be seen sitting by the pool with her back facing the camera. "@kathygriffin in her natural habitat," he wrote.
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Kathy Griffin 'Thrilled' to Host 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards

June 14, 2014 04:33:00 GMT

It has just been annouced that will host the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards, less than a month before the show takes place. The actress/comedian will take the lead during the prize-giving event, which will be presented June 22 from the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills.
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Demi Lovato and Kathy Griffin Exchange Heated Words

March 26, 2014 00:53:11 GMT

set a war of words against when she called the singer a "douche." The comedienne was asked to share the "biggest douche celebrity" she had ever met and quickly mentioned Lovato's name.
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Kathy Griffin Confirms Her Talk Show Has Been Canceled by Bravo

April 08, 2013 02:41:40 GMT

beat Bravo to announce that her late-night show wouldn't be renewed after two seasons. She broke the news during a stand-up show in Cincinnati on Friday, April 5 after being informed about the cancellation by bosses at the TV network a day before.
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Kathy Griffin Disses Kendall and Kylie Jenner: 'Finish Your Word Moron!'

March 28, 2013 08:15:23 GMT

rips and on national television. When coming to visit her good pal on his TV show, the sharp-witted anchor calls one of the young Jenners a "moron" while the two hosts bonded over a discussion about the Kardashians.
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Stars Salute Jodie Foster for 'Coming Out' Speech at 2013 Golden Globes

January 15, 2013 01:41:49 GMT

has garnered reactions from fellow celebrities for addressing her sexuality without explicitly saying it at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards. Taking to their own Twitter pages, most of the stars gave a thumb up to her "coming out" speech.
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Kathy Griffin Slammed by PTC for Faking Oral Sex During CNN's New Year's Special

January 03, 2013 04:36:49 GMT

Parents Television Council is not amazed by 's raunchy act on CNN's annual New Year's Eve live coverage. The watchdog group has blasted the comedienne for attempting to simulate oral sex on while co-hosting the live TV special.
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Video: Kathy Griffin Tries to Kiss Anderson Cooper's Crotch on CNN's New Year's Special

January 02, 2013 02:37:16 GMT

continued her R-rated antics on CNN's annual New Year's Eve live coverage. After dropping the F bomb in 2009 and attempting to strip down to her underwear last year, she tried to simulate oral sex on co-host on the live TV show this year.
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Kathy Griffin: Anderson Cooper Needs to Be Careful After Coming Out

July 03, 2012 09:26:55 GMT

While applauding her friend , offered words of advice to him. The TV personality said the Silver Fox, who often travels to dangerous places around the world to cover news, needed to be careful now that he has come out of the closet publicly. She explained why in a letter to the Daily Beast.
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'Today' Calls Kathy Griffin's Ban Claim 'Silly'

April 18, 2012 04:53:46 GMT

"" does not impose a ban on . Denying the claim made by the comedienne herself, the show released a statement read, "The idea that 'TODAY' show anchors and hosts ban guests from appearing on the show is silly."
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Video: Panty-less Kathy Griffin Stripped on 'Letterman'

January 20, 2012 18:31:40 GMT

did not hesitate to shed her clothes for . The 51-year-old decided to recreate the 2012 Times Square New Year's Eve moment with on "" on Thursday, January 16 night.
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Kathy Griffin's New Talk Show Picked Up by Bravo

January 07, 2012 19:10:23 GMT

is going to front a new talk show which has just been greenlit by Bravo. A one-hour weekly talk show, "Kathy" will take primetime and premiere this spring. Griffin would talk about "the week's biggest headlines and tabloid gossip as well as feature stand-up routines, celebrity interviews and taped segments."
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Ryan Seacrest Tweets About Kathy Griffin Kiss on Emmys 2011 Red Carpet

September 19, 2011 03:11:29 GMT

got an unexpected treat on the red carpet of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. The "" host which was on duty as E! News host when he was "attacked" by . The comedienne planted a "very red" smooch on the lips of the boyfriend.
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