The best of Joan Rivers

by SheKnows
Aug 18, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET
Joan Rivers: actress, comedienne, host, fashionista and reality star. Joan got her start doing stand-up and appearing on late night programs like The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

1 /9: Joan gets a star

1/9 :Joan gets a star

Joan Rivers receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

2 /9: Joan & Melissa on Hollywood Squares

2/9 :Joan & Melissa on Hollywood Squares

Joan and Melissa Rivers have been in the spotlight for a long time; they even made an appearance on Hollywood Squares! Isn't this picture adorable?

3 /9: Joan and friends!

3/9 :Joan and friends!

Joan Rivers has paved the way for many funny women in Hollywood, including Sarah Silverman!

4 /9: Mom knows best?

4/9 :Mom knows best?

Joan and Melissa Rivers aren't only mother and daugther, they're also co-stars on Joan Knows Best... but do you think Joan really knows best?

5 /9: Hollywood's favorite Diva!

5/9 :Hollywood's favorite Diva!

No one can deny that Joan River's over the top and in your face personality makes her one of Hollywood's favorite personalities.

6 /9: Joan at the Opera

6/9 :Joan at the Opera

Joan Rivers attends the American Ballet Theatre's 65th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera House in 2005.

7 /9: The always glamourous Joan

7/9 :The always glamourous Joan

Joan Rivers attends a photocall for 'Roast' at the Martinez Hotel in 2009.

8 /9: Joan works the talk show circuit

8/9 :Joan works the talk show circuit

Joan Rivers appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman in 2012.

9 /9: Joans gets "Kinky"

9/9 :Joans gets "Kinky"

Joan Rivers attends the Broadway premiere of 'Kinky Boots' at the Hirschfeld Theatre in April.