Joan Alexandra Molinsky (born June 8, 1933), better known by her stage name Joan Rivers, is an American television personality, comedian, writer, film director, and actress. She is known for her brash manner; her loud, raspy voice with a heavy New York accent; and her numerous cosmetic surgeries. Rivers' comic style relies heavily on her ability to poke fun at herself and other Hollywood ... more »
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''My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.''Joan Rivers (b. 1935), U.S. comedienne. television broadcast, Feb. 23, 1990, BBC 2.
''There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.''Joan Rivers (b. 1935), U.S. comedienne. Quoted in Los Angeles Times (May 10, 1974).
''I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishesand six months later you have to start all over again.''Joan Rivers (b. 1935), U.S. comedienne. Quoted in "Work," Woman Talk, ed. Michèle Brown and Ann O'Connor (1984).