- Joan Rivers
Legendary US comedian and TV personality, well known for her brash style and edgy humour.
Born in New York and with Russian Jewish heritage, Rivers' career began in the 1950s, beginning as an actor before becoming a gag writer on 'Candid Camera' and hosting a series of talk shows in the 1960s.
Rivers earned a reputation for a loud, self-deprecating and cutting style of comedy, carving out a career as a world-famous stand-up, talk show host and author.
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