Jun. 8th, 1933
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Comedienne
Dot Matrix (Voiced)
Herself - Comedian
Herself - Guest
- After graduating from college and before getting into show business, she was briefly a shoe buyer for Lord & Taylor, a department store in New York.
- Hosted daily talk show on WOR-AM radio in New York City from 1997 until 2002, syndicated to about 50 stations.
- Was one of the final guests to appear on _"The Wayne Brady Show" (2002)_ (qv).
- Educated at Connecticut College for Women.
- Is of Russian-Jewish heritage.
- About 1982, she was appointed the first permanent guest hostess on _"The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962)_ (qv). She infuriated 'Johnny Carson (I)' (qv) when she left to host her own show, _"The Late Show" (1986)_ (qv) on rival Fox network. 'Johnny Carson (I)' (qv) never spoke to her again.
- Is the national spokesperson for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
- She is an advocate of plastic surgery for older women saying that if a woman can afford it, it is worth it for her self-esteem