Joan Rivers (Getty)Iconic comedienne Joan Rivers has passed away at the age of 81.Daughter Melissa Rivers broke the sad news in a written statement on Thursday. "It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Mount Sinai Hospital for the amazing care they provided for my mother."Rivers added, "Cooper and I have found...Read Full Story
Joan Rivers (born June 8, 1933) is an American comedienne and actress. Born to Russian Jewish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, Rivers began her comedy career in the 1950s. See pictures, articles, and videos about Joan Rivers here.