Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers

Joan grew up in New York, graduated in 1954, Barnard College with a major in English literature and anthropology. During college she once had a chance to go with a friend on a ‘stand-up’ Lenny Bruce show, during which she appeared fascinated by this comedy. She had changed a lot of work – from a guide at Rockefeller Center to a consultant in a trendy boutique. In those years, she changed her name and took the name itself advised her to do it Agent – Tony Rivers.

Author: Pauline Chelpanova

comedienne, writer and television presenter Joan Rivers (nee Joan Alexandra Molinsky) was born in 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants Beatrice and Meyer, Molina. Joan grew up in New York, graduated in 1954, Barnard College with a major in English literature and anthropology. During college she once had a chance to go with a friend on a ‘stand-up’ Lenny Bruce show, during which she appeared fascinated by this comedy. She had changed a lot of work – from a guide at Rockefeller Center to a consultant in a trendy boutique. In those years, she changed her name and took the name itself advised her to do it Agent – Tony Rivers.

In 1960 Rivers began working in television, taking part in the popular at the time show ‘Tonight’ and ‘The Ed Show Sillivana’.

At the same time she appeared in the television series ‘Urban toast’ (Toast of the Town) and ‘Underworld’ (Another World), which became her first acting work.

The first appearance of Joan Rivers on the big screen should be regarded as a small role in the drama by Frank Perry and Sydney Pollack ‘Swimmer’ (The Swimmer) with Burt Lancaster starring.

In 1970, Joan is frequent, even regular guest in many comedy and variety shows. So, it is always present can boast ‘Carol Burnett Show’ (The Carol Burnett Show). She also goes on to make movies – so she appeared in such projects as the series ‘Here – Lucy’ (Here’s Lucy) and one television tape – ‘The Love Boat’ (The Love Boat). During these years, Joan wrote soi first scenario – in collaboration with Agnes Gellin her name appears in 1973 in the credits of a television comedy directed by Lee Phillips’ The Girl Most Likely to. ‘. In 1978, she again becomes a partner in writing the script, but this time to the comedy, directed itself becomes – ‘Rabbit Test’ (Rabbit Test).

In the eighties she often communicated replaced Johnny Carson in his famous and very popular project ‘Johnny Carson Tonight Show’ (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson). Quite naturally, its popularity among the audience by this time become very large – the leading national television programs at all times in America became the stars of the first magnitude.

In 1986, the management of Fox Television Network has offered to try Rivers own project, and displays her own show – “Late Show star Joan Rivers’ (The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers). However, the age of her show was quite short – in 1987, because of problems with the management of the channel, the project was closed by Joan. A year later, the show started again, but with a new name – it was shortened to “The Late Show (The Late Show) – and was already without Joan Rivers. It is said that when Joan quarreled with Johnny Carson, who was offended that the existence of a new project, he learned from the media rather than directly from Joan. It is said that since the two never spoke and did not communicate.

In the end, Joan came to the fact that in 1989 re-launched her own show, this time a ‘long-playing’ – ‘Show Joan Rivers’ (The Joan Rivers Show), it went on television four years, September 89 th to September 1993.

All these years, Joan continues to play in the movies. In 1987, she appeared in the comedy of George Miller’s ‘Les Patterson Saves the World’ (Les Patterson Saves the World), in the same year also played in ‘Spaceballs’ (Spaceballs) Mel Brooks. 1989 brought the role in the comedy Amy Hekerling ‘Look Who’s Talking’ (Look Who’s Talking) with John Travolta and Kirsty Alley in the lead roles.

In the 1990s, she also have a lot in the movies – a painting ‘Napoleon’ (Napoleon) Mario Andriachcho, ‘Crazy’ (Goosed) Alita Chappell, ‘The Adventures of elephant’ (Whispers: An Elephant’s Tale) Derek Joubert and others .

At the beginning of the new millennium, Joan Rivers can already enjoy the success of his daughter Melissa, who was born in a marriage with QN

aromatic Rosenberg. In general, the actress’s personal life is quite varied – her first marriage lasted less than six months and was canceled due to the fact that her husband, James Sanger, did not intend to have children, what I forgot to warn the bride before the wedding. Second marriage, Edgar Rosenberg, also did not last a lifetime – unfortunately, he committed suicide in 1987. Daughter Melissa, born in 1968, followed in the footsteps of mother and as an actress.

In addition to his acting work and on television, Joan Rivers is an active social life – she convinced supporter of President Barack Obama. Joan is also actively involved in the protection of the rights of animals, is a member of PETA.

Over a lifetime, Joan has written at least a dozen books, many of them – autobiographical.

During a long career Rivers repeatedly he became the winner of various awards, among which are prestigious awards ‘Amy’ and ‘Tony’.

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