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Kathy Griffin

Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American actress and comedian. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, she moved to Los Angeles in 1978, where she studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and became a member of improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings. In the 1990s, Griffin began performing as a stand-up and also appeared as a guest star on several television shows. She achieved recognition in a supporting role on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996–2000). Her breakthrough came on the Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010), which became a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program. Griffin has released four comedy albums, with all of them receiving Grammy Award nominations. Her first album, For Your Consideration (2008), made her the first female comedian to debut at the top of the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart. In 2009, she released her autobiography Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin, which topped The New York Times Best Seller list. Griffin has also taped stand-up specials with HBO and Bravo. Griffin is an LGBT activist

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Kathy Griffin is 'Married with Children?'

Kathy Griffin
is 'Married With Children?'

Here's 52-year-old natural redhead Kathy Griffin on a talk show this week (left) -- and a stock photo of bouffant-bombshell Katey Sagal as her "Married With Children" character Peg Bundy… READ MORE >

Kathy Griffin -- Who Wouldn't Try to Kiss Anderson Cooper's Penis?

Kathy Griffin
Who Wouldn't Try to Kiss Anderson Cooper's Penis?

For the first time ever, Kathy Griffin might actually have a good point -- telling TMZ, of course she tried to kiss Anderson Cooper's penis on New Year's ... because who wouldn't??? IT'S ANDERSON… READ MORE >

- 596 days ago
Kathy Griffin Blasted for Oral Sex Antics on CNN

Kathy Griffin
Blasted for Oral Sex Antics On CNN

Kathy Griffin was obscene and unhinged with Anderson Cooper on CNN's New Year's Eve Live ... so claims an angry Parents Television Council.The Prez of the PTC tells TMZ ... Griffin "has shown… READ MORE >

- 596 days ago
Kathy Griffin STALKED Anderson Cooper's Junk On Live TV

Kathy Griffin
STALKED Anderson Cooper's Junk

Anderson Cooper's penis was on the run from Kathy Griffin last night on CNN ... as she repeatedly attempted to simulate oral sex on Anderson live on the air.If you rang in 2013 watching Anderson… READ MORE >

- 597 days ago
Kathy Griffin -- Mel Gibson's Getting Off Easy ... Again

Kathy Griffin
Mel Gibson's Getting Off Easy ... Again

Mel Gibson's getting away with murder ... again -- at least according to Kathy Griffin, who insists the actor still hasn't been appropriately punished for his multiple violent-sounding rants.We… READ MORE >

- 853 days ago
Rihanna's Cleavage Challenges Kathy Griffin

Rihanna's Cleavage
Challenges Kathy Griffin

So there we were ... shooting the s**t with Kathy Griffin in Hollywood last night ... when we turned the corner and walked right into Rihanna. The photog had a decision to make -- who gets the… READ MORE >

- 1225 days ago
Kathy Griffin vs. Jane Lynch: Who'd You Rather?

Kathy Griffin vs. Jane Lynch
Who'd You Rather?

"My Life on the D-List" star Kathy Griffin and "Glee" scene-stealer Jane Lynch were all smiles at the same event in L.A. this weekend.  Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1459 days ago
Kathy Griffin vs. Joan Rivers: Who'd You Rather?

Kathy Griffin vs. Joan Rivers
Who'd You Rather?

Funny ladies Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers worked it out at the same event in NYC on Monday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1528 days ago
The Kathy Griffin of Oz

The Kathy Griffin of Oz

Here's "My Life on the D-list" star Kathy Griffin at an event in Hollywood last week (left) -- and the late Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz" (right).One of them has a lot of… READ MORE >

- 1695 days ago

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