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Rivers, Joanlocked

(8 June 1933–4 Sept. 2014)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Rivers, Joan (8 June 1933–4 Sept. 2014), comedian, was born Joan Alexandra Molinsky to Meyer C. Molinsky, a physician, and Beatrice Grushman Molinsky in Brooklyn, New York. Both parents were Russian Jewish immigrants of some means who had come to the United States following the Russian Revolution of ...

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