Kathy Griffin

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Date of Birth November 4, 1960
Place of Birth Oak Park, Illinois
Age 59 years old
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Kathy Griffin

Kathleen Mary Griffin is an American comedian and actor who has starred in television comedy specials and has released comedy albums. In 2007 and 2008, Griffin won Primetime Emmy Awards for her reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. She has also appeared in supporting roles in films. Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois; in 1978, she moved to Los Angeles, where she studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and became a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings. In the 1990s, Griffin began performing as a stand-up comedian and appeared as a guest star on television shows, including the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan. The Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List became a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program. Griffin has released six comedy albums, all of which received Grammy Award nominations.

Birth name: Kathleen Mary Griffin
Born: November 04, 1960, Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Medium: Television, stand-up
Nationality: American
Years active: 1980–present
Genres: Observational comedy, blue comedy, black comedy, improvisational comedy
Subject(s): Popular culture, current events, Catholicism, LGBTQ community, Irish-American culture
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About Kathy Griffin

Emmy winning comedienne and star of My Life on the D-List who is known for her comedy routines in which she makes fun of celebrities. She had a supporting role on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan from 1996 to 2000 and she has hosted CNN's New Years Eve special with Anderson Cooper multiple times.

Before Fame

She landed her first televised appearance as an extra in a Chicago White Sox commercial. After she moved to Los Angeles at age 18, she began performing in the Los Angeles improv comedy troupe The Groundlings.

Achievement

The release of her first comedy album, For Your Consideration, in 2008 made her the first female comedian to debut at the top of the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart.

Family Life

She has been in a relationship with Randy Bick. She was previously married to Matt Moline and she was romantically linked to Steve Wozniak, Levi Johnston, and Isaiah Mustafa.

Associations

She makes a brief appearance in the 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction.

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