Joan Rivers Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
What was Joan Rivers birth name?
A: Joan Alexandra Molinsky.
On what date was Joan Rivers born?
A: June 8, 1933.
What was the date of the first appearance she made on the
Tonight Show with Johnny Carson?
A: February 17, 1965.
Where was Joan raised?
A: Prospect Heights and Crown Heights in Brooklyn.
What were Joan Rivers' parents names?
A: Beatrice and Meyer C. Molinsky.
Joan was a member of what sorority?
A: Phi Beta Kappa.
Rivers hosted an episode of what on April 9,
A: Saturday Night Live
Where was Joan Rivers born?
A: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
What year was it that Joan Rivers published a best-selling
humor book, The Life and Hard Times of Heidi Abramowitz?
On what date did Joan Rivers die?
A: September 4, 2014.
How old was Joan Rivers when she died?
A: 81 years.
In 1965 Joan came to prominence as a guest on what
A: The Tonight Show.
In the late 50s, Joan appeared in a play, Driftwood,
playing a lesbian with a crush on a character played by who?
A: Barbra Streisand.
In February of 1983, Joan performed at what
A: Carnegie Hall.
In 1986, with her show, The Late Show with Joan Rivers, she
became the first woman to do what?
A: Host a late night network television talk show.
Joan also hosted The Joan Rivers Show, and won a Daytime
Emmy for what?
A: Outstanding Talk Show Host.
Joan's best-selling comedy
album What Becomes a Semi-Legend
Most was nominated for a what?
A: Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
Joan Rivers was the author of how many best-selling memoir
and humor books?
Joan had a small role in what movie that starred Burt
A: The Swimmer (1968).
In 1984 Joan was nominated for a Grammy Award for what
A: What Becomes a Semi-Legend Most?.
In 1994 she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress
in a Play for her performance in what play?
A: Sally Marr...and her escorts.
In 1973, Rivers wrote what TV movie?
A: The Girl Most Likely to...
Joan Rivers was the daughter of what kind of
A: Russian Jewish Immigrants.
When did Joan's elder sister, Barbara Waxler, die?
A: June 3, 2013.
What school did Joan attend between 1950 and
A: Connecticut College.
Where did Joan graduate from with a Bachelor of Arts degree
in English literature and anthropology?
A: Barnard College.
Where did Joan performed in numerous comedy clubs?
A: In the Greenwich Village area of
New York City.
By 1965, Joan was a gag writer and participant on what
popular TV show?
A: Candid Camera.
Joan wrote material for what puppet?
A: Topo Gigio.
Joan appeared on various television comedy and variety
shows, including a semi-regular stint on what popular TV show?
A: Hollywood Squares.
From 1972 to
1976, Joan narrated what animated segment for
The Electric Company?
A: The Adventures of Letterman.
In 1978, Joan wrote and directed the film Rabbit Test,
A: Billy Crystal.
Joan's best-selling comedy album What Becomes a Semi-Legend
Most reached what on the U.S. Billboard 200?
A: No. 22
In the 80s, Joan did stand-up shows along with what?
A: Various TV show appearances.
Joan was a friend of what presidential couple?
A: Nancy and President Ronald Reagan.