Comedian Joan Rivers: 1933-2014

The Friars Club Honors Larry King
The Friars Club Honors Larry King
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Comedian Joan Rivers attends as Larry King is honored at the 2011 Friars Club Testimonial dinner gala at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on November 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
TV personality Joan Rivers and mascot Ben arrive at the10th annual Race To Deliver aids benefit November 23, 2003 in New York City. (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
10th Annual Race To Deliver Aids Benefit TV personality Joan Rivers and mascot Ben arrive at the10th annual Race To Deliver aids benefit November 23, 2003 in New York City. (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers attends Dennis Basso Spring 2010 fashion show at the Promenade at Bryant Park on September 15, 2009 in New York, New York. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
Dennis Basso - Backstage - Spring 2010 MBFW Comedian Joan Rivers attends Dennis Basso Spring 2010 fashion show at the Promenade at Bryant Park on September 15, 2009 in New York, New York. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
Actress Joan Rivers greets fans while promoting the TV Land PRIME series 'How'd You Get So Rich?' at the CBS Early Show Studio Plaza on August 4, 2009 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Promotes TV Land PRIME Series "How'd You Get So Rich?" Actress Joan Rivers greets fans while promoting the TV Land PRIME series 'How'd You Get So Rich?' at the CBS Early Show Studio Plaza on August 4, 2009 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers makes a cement impression of her hands during her induction into The Gleasons Walk Of Stars March 25, 2004 in Miami, Florida. (credit: Tom Grizzle/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Inducted Into The Gleasons Walk Of Stars In Miami Joan Rivers makes a cement impression of her hands during her induction into The Gleasons Walk Of Stars March 25, 2004 in Miami, Florida. (credit: Tom Grizzle/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers talks with people off the street while promoting her new book 'Diary of a Mad Diva' on June 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Promotes New Book "Diary Of A Mad Diva" Joan Rivers talks with people off the street while promoting her new book 'Diary of a Mad Diva' on June 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers promotes 'Diary Of A Mad Diva' at Bookends Bookstore on July 1, 2014 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Signs Copies Of "Diary Of A Mad Diva" Joan Rivers promotes 'Diary Of A Mad Diva' at Bookends Bookstore on July 1, 2014 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Rex Reed and Joan Rivers attend Tribeca Talks: 'Joan Rivers A Piece Of Work' during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 26, 2010 in New York City. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
Tribeca Talks: "Joan Rivers A Piece Of Work" At 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Actors Rex Reed and Joan Rivers attend Tribeca Talks: 'Joan Rivers A Piece Of Work' during the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 26, 2010 in New York City. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
Actress Joan Rivers takes part in a photocall for the new play 'A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress' at the Leicester Square Theatre on September 2, 2008 in London, England. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers - Photocall Actress Joan Rivers takes part in a photocall for the new play 'A Work in Progress by a Life in Progress' at the Leicester Square Theatre on September 2, 2008 in London, England. (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Kris Kristofferson talks to Joan RIvers at the TV Guide stage as they arrive to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images for TV Guide Channel)
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards - Red Carpet Kris Kristofferson talks to Joan RIvers at the TV Guide stage as they arrive to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images for TV Guide Channel)
Television personalities Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers on the red carpet at the 77th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 27, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
77th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals Television personalities Joan Rivers and Melissa Rivers on the red carpet at the 77th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 27, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
TV hosts Joan and Melissa Rivers at the TV Guide stage during arrivals to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images/Getty Images)
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards - Red Carpet TV hosts Joan and Melissa Rivers at the TV Guide stage during arrivals to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers attends Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar party at Avalon on February 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for GLOBAL GREEN USA)
Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar Party - Red Carpet Comedian Joan Rivers attends Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar party at Avalon on February 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for GLOBAL GREEN USA)
TV Channel Guide Hosts Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, and Stylist Leon Hall close the show at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards TV Channel Guide Hosts Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, and Stylist Leon Hall close the show at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
US television personalities Joan (R) and Melissa (L) Rivers pose for a photo with the USC marching band on the red carpet before the start of the 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards show 16 January 2005 in Beverly Hills. Joan Rivers and daugther Melissa are reporting from the red carpet for the TV Guide channel. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
US television personalities Joan (R) and US television personalities Joan (R) and Melissa (L) Rivers pose for a photo with the USC marching band on the red carpet before the start of the 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards show 16 January 2005 in Beverly Hills. Joan Rivers and daugther Melissa are reporting from the red carpet for the TV Guide channel. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers interviews guests and honorees at the TV Guide stage as they arrive to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images for TV Guide Channel)
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards - Red Carpet Joan Rivers interviews guests and honorees at the TV Guide stage as they arrive to the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center February 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images for TV Guide Channel)
TV personality Joan Rivers, actress Susan Lucci, Ivanka Trump, and TV personality Kristin Cavallari attend the Dennis Basso Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center on February 14, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
Dennis Basso - Front Row - Fall 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TV personality Joan Rivers, actress Susan Lucci, Ivanka Trump, and TV personality Kristin Cavallari attend the Dennis Basso Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center on February 14, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
Singer Ray J suprises media personality Joan Rivers onset as she visits 'Live From The Couch' to promote the March 29th season four premiere of her reality show 'Joan And Melissa: Joan Knows Best' on WETV at CBS -TV Studios on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers And Ray J Visit "Live From The Couch" Singer Ray J suprises media personality Joan Rivers onset as she visits 'Live From The Couch' to promote the March 29th season four premiere of her reality show 'Joan And Melissa: Joan Knows Best' on WETV at CBS -TV Studios on March 28, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Joan Rivers visits 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
Comedians Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show Comedians Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show
The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers - Show
Joan Rivers visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 17, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Debut Episode Joan Rivers visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on February 17, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
Joan Rivers speaks during the 'Joan Knows Best?' panel at the WE tv portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 7, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 3 Joan Rivers speaks during the 'Joan Knows Best?' panel at the WE tv portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 7, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Designer Kimora Lee Simmons, host Kelly Osbourne, designer Jenny Packham, hosts Joan Rivers and George Kotsiopoulos and producer Melissa Rivers are seen on the set of Fashion Police at Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on September 12, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
Seen Around Lincoln Center - Day 7 - Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Designer Kimora Lee Simmons, host Kelly Osbourne, designer Jenny Packham, hosts Joan Rivers and George Kotsiopoulos and producer Melissa Rivers are seen on the set of Fashion Police at Spring 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on September 12, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
Comedian, television personality and actress Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 at the age of 81. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Joan Rivers & Melissa Rivers On Location For "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best" Comedian, television personality and actress Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 at the age of 81. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Comedian Joan Rivers attends the 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 4, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
2012 Made In NY Awards Comedian Joan Rivers attends the 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 4, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Comedian/TV personality Joan Rivers arrives at WE tv's 'Family Affair' 2012 Winter TCA event at Langham Hotel on January 13, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
WE tv's "Family Affair" 2012 Winter TCA Event Comedian/TV personality Joan Rivers arrives at WE tv's 'Family Affair' 2012 Winter TCA event at Langham Hotel on January 13, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
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