Comedienne, actress, writer, producer and television host Joan Rivers died today at the age of 81 after being hospitalized last week. Click below to launch Deadline’s look at her five-decade showbiz career, from early comedy stints during TV’s Golden Age to her more recent dishing for the reality TV generation.

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Polball
3 months
Joan Rivers was one of a kind. I was so lucky to see her live show. She...
3 months
so sorry for any loss they are all great losses nomatter who it was!