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Fran Lebowitz

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27, 1950
Morristown, NJ
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27, 1950 (age 71)
Morristown, NJ


An American speaker, author, and social commentator, she is known for essay collections such as Metropolitan Life, Social Studies, and The Fran Lebowitz Reader. Her other works include Progress and Exterior Signs of Wealth.

Before Fame

She was forced to leave high school and was subsequently hired by artist Andy Warhol to work as a columnist for Interview. She went on to write for Mademoiselle.


She played the role of Judge Janice Goldberg on the popular television drama, Law & Order.

Family Life

She grew up in New Jersey in a conservative Jewish family. She began smoking at a young age and later became an advocate for the rights of smokers.

Associated With

She was featured in the Martin Scorsese documentary, Public Speaking.