Joan Rivers is an American comedian, talk show host, businesswoman, and celebrity. Rivers is the National Chairwoman of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Joan Rivers has been awarded the 1975 Georgie Award as “Best Comedienne,” the Clio Award for “Best Performance in a TV Commercial” in 1976 and 1982, and the 1990 Daytime Emmy Award as “Best Talk Show Host.”
A Channel 4 poll to find “The Comedian’s Comedian”, voted Rivers amongst the top 50 comedy acts ever by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. In the 58th annual Emmy awards in August 2006, Rivers interviewed Debra Messing, making the actress River’s 1000th red carpet interview.
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