Television personality, actress, director, and Oscar red carpet interviewer who won a Daytime Emmy for The Joan Rivers Show in 1990. She launched and hosted The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers from 1986 to 1987.
She worked as a tour guide, writer, proofreader, and fashionista.
An animated version of her appeared in Shrek 2, though her voice was redubbed by Kate Thorton.
She married Edgar Rosenberg in 1965, and their daughter, Melissa, was born in 1968.
She appeared as a frequent guest on Howard Stern's radio show.