Elayne Boosler

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Birthday
18, 1952
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
New York

About

American comedian and television host who became the first female comic to get her own one hour comedy special on cable with Showtime's 'Party of One' in 1986. She helped Andy Kaufman write his last special before his death.

Before Fame

She began working as a singer and dancer at a club until Andy Kaufman convinced her she was funny enough to do standup.

Trivia

Not a year went by that her specials weren't nominated for awards, and aside from being a comedian she is an animal rights activist.

Family Life

She married Bill Siddons, who was once the manager of the psychadelic rock band The Doors, in 2007.

Associated With

She cites Larry David as one of her comedic influences.

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