Jun. 8th, 1933
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Comedienne
Dot Matrix (Voiced)
Herself - Comedian
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- Measurements: 34B-25-36 (post "lift" surgery), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- Is a vegetarian.
- Her father was a doctor.
- 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).
- She is a Phi Beta Kappa key holder from Barnard College, where she studied anthropology.
- 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.
- 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.