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Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin, a native of near-west Chicago suburbs, is the youngest of five children. She has three older brothers and an older sister. When her parents retired to California, Kathy moved west with them after graduating from Oak Park River Forest High School and began trying to break into show business. She performed with the Groundlings and then paid her dues doing stand-up at various clubs until she was discovered. According to her brothers, as a kid, Kathy would circulate among the guests at parties and tell jokes. Kathy has a regular stand-up engagement at the Laugh Factory in L.A. and hosted the reality series Average Joe (2003). She stars in the Emmy winning reality series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005).

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Nov 4, 1960 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Oprah Winfrey Show 1986
Latest Project:
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-03-23

Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 18 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Kathy
Poster of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List
The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual Unknown 2013-01-12
Hello Ross! Unknown 2013-09-06
The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Kirstie Unknown 2013-12-04
Inside Comedy Unknown 2012-01-01
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off Unknown 2012-01-01
Kathy Self - Hostess 24 episodes, 2012-2013 2012-04-19
Brand X with Russell Brand Unknown 2012-06-28
Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings Unknown 2012-11-28
The World According to Paris Unknown 2011-04-01
Whitney Unknown 2011
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Same Name Herself 2011-07-24
Dave's Old Porn Unknown 2011-10-20
The Green Room with Paul Provenza Unknown 2010
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! Unknown 2010-02-01
The Marriage Ref Unknown 2010-02-28
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Defenders Unknown 2010-09-22
Glee Unknown 2009-05-19
RuPaul's Drag Race Unknown 2009-02-02
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
Drop Dead Diva Unknown 2009-07-12
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Privileged Unknown 2008-09-09
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
HGTV Design Star Unknown 2006-07-23
Iron Chef America: The Series Unknown 2005-01-16
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Self 48 episodes, 2005-2010 2005-08-03
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Unknown 2004
Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker Unknown 2004-02-04
America's Next Top Model Unknown 2003-05-20
Last Comic Standing Unknown 2003-06-10
Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Stripperella Unknown 2003-06-26
Spider-Man Unknown 2003-07-11
Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
Fashion Police Unknown 2002-02-27
The Anna Nicole Show Unknown 2002-08-04
What's New, Scooby-Doo? Unknown 2002-09-14
The Mole Unknown 2001-01-09
Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Dilbert Unknown 1999-01-25
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Unknown 1998-08-05
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Viva Variety Unknown 1997-04-01
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Suddenly Susan Vicki Groener 93 episodes, 1996-2000 1996-09-19
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Dweebs Unknown 1995-09-22
Caroline in the City Unknown 1995-09-21
Ellen Unknown 1994-03-29
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986