81 (passed away Sep. 4th, 2014)
Jun. 8th, 1933
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Is a vegetarian.
- Educated at Barnard College, New York, New York; studied English and anthropology; B.A. (1954).
- Early in her career, she was a writer for TV's _"Candid Camera" (1953)_ (qv).
- Mother of 'Melissa Rivers' (qv).
- Graduated from Barnard College.
- Attended Adelphi Academy before going to college.
- She won an Daytime Emmy in 1990 for best talk show host and was nominated for a Tony Award for the play "Donna Marr and her escorts" in 1994. She was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording in 1985.
- Measurements: 34B-25-36 (post "lift" surgery), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)