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Joan Alexandra Rosenberg (Molinsky)

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Death: September 4, 2014 (81)
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York County, New York, United States (died from brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen, following throat surgery)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Meyer Chaim Molinsky, M.D. and Beatrice Molinsky
Wife of Edgar Rosenberg
Ex-wife of <private> Sanger
Mother of Melissa Rivers
Sister of Barbara Cushman Molinsky

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About Joan Rivers

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 ribald, depreciative style. Rivers' comic style relies heavily on her ability to poke fun at herself and other Hollywood celebrities. Her long career spanning 5 decades has led to her becoming known as a comedy legend and icon, often being referred to as 'The Queen Of Comedy'.

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Joan Rivers's Timeline

June 8, 1933
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
January 20, 1968
Age 34
New York, New York, United States
September 4, 2014
Age 81
New York, New York County, New York, United States