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Joan Rivers

Comedienne

Born - 8 June 1933, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died - 4 September 2014

Sharp-faced, crow-voiced blonde satirist, comedienne and talk-show host, famous for her acerbic one-liners. But Rivers, born Joan Molinsky, was also a talented actress who won a Tony award in 1994 for her work in the play Sally Marr...and her Escorts; she also made a few films, mostly in cameos and often as herself: Mr Universe (1951), The Swimmer (1968), Rabbit Test (1978), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), Les Patterson Saves the World (1987), Serial Mom (1994), Goosed (1999), Intern (2000), Hip! Edgy! Quirky! (2002), The Smurfs (2011) and Iron Man 3 (2013), her last. She died from cardiac arrest following lung surgery.