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Kathy Griffin

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Kathy Griffin was raised in the near-west Chicago suburbs, in an Irish-American family. 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).  See full bio on IMDb »

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Kathy Griffin Wants Her Comedy Act, Trump Beheading Out of Neighbor War

Kathy Griffin
Trump Beheading Has NO Place in Neighbor War

Kathy Griffin's drawing a line in her court battle with her neighbor ... and it has to do with the infamous Trump beheading image. Kathy filed docs in the ongoing war with Jeffrey Mezger, asking… READ MORE >

Photographer Tyler Shields Wants Kathy Griffin to Shoot Documentary on Trump Beheading Photo

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Kathy Needs to Do Documentary On Our Trump Beheading Pic

Shock photographer Tyler Shields says his biz is booming since he shot the photo of Kathy Griffin holding a bloodied Trump mask -- and he has a plan for Kathy to rebound from the controversy. We… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Tyler Shields Says Kathy Griffin's Voice is Important

Tyler Shields
Kathy Griffin's Voice is Important

Tyler Shields -- the artist behind the Donald Trump "bloody head" spoof that landed Kathy Griffin in hot water -- says Griffin's message is important for people to hear. We got Tyler Saturday at… READ MORE >

- 100 days ago
Kathy Griffin Calls Andy Cohen 'Deeply Misogynistic' After He Disses Her

Kathy Griffin
Andy Cohen Diss Isn't Funny ... He's 'Deeply Misogynistic'

Kathy Griffin is ripping into Andy Cohen for dissing her to a TMZ photog -- and says he was a horrible misogynist to her while she was at Bravo. Kathy was reacting to a video we posted where Andy… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Andy Cohen On His NYE Gig with CNN, Shades Kathy Griffin

Andy Cohen
Goes Full Mariah ... I Don't Know Kathy Griffin!!!

Andy Cohen's stoked about co-hosting CNN's New Year's Eve show with his pal, Anderson Cooper, this year, but has severe amnesia about the comedian who had the gig before him. The 'Watch What… READ MORE >

- 117 days ago
Kathy Griffin Cuts Ties with Lisa Bloom Over Trump Beheading Photo, Press Conference

Kathy Griffin
Hard Break with Lisa Bloom ... Over Trump Beheading Pic

Kathy Griffin has apparently cut off her old attorney, Lisa Bloom ... and it all seems to be traced back to her Trump beheading photo and subsequent press conference. Kathy tweeted (without… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hit in Car Theft

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Thief Trashes Kardashian Staff Car ... Gets Almost NOTHING

A Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's staffer was hit by a crook who ransacked 3 vehicles at the end of their driveway and made a getaway ... but not before surveillance cameras captured the… READ MORE >

- 123 days ago
Kathy Griffin Claims She Has Proof Hollywood's Blacklisting Her

Kathy Griffin
I'm Blacklisted!!! Here's My Proof ...

Kathy Griffin claims Hollywood's giving her the shaft, and an email exchange about a speaking engagement she was initially offered proves it. Kathy says The Hollywood Reporter invited… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Kathy Griffin Wears Trump Mask, Flips Bird in Stand-up Return

Kathy Griffin
Wears Trump Mask, Flips the Bird In Return to Stand-up

Kathy Griffin is picking up right where she left off -- rocking a Donald Trump mask onstage ... although this was not bloody. Kathy did her first stand-up gig since the infamous… READ MORE >

- 134 days ago
Kathy Griffin's Neighbor Says She's Spying on Him

Kathy Griffin
Neighbor Says Somebody's Watching Me ... And it's Her!!!

Kathy Griffin's neighbor says the comedian is more than a snoop ... she's a spy. Jeffrey Mezger just filed legal docs, obtained by TMZ, that say he and his wife were told by LAPD Kathy and her… READ MORE >

- 137 days ago
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