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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 »

LATEST STORIES
  
Kathy Griffin's Sister Joyce Dead after Cancer Battle

Kathy Griffin's Sister Joyce
Dead after Cancer Battle

Kathy Griffin's sister, Joyce -- the one stricken with cancer who inspired Kathy to shave her head in July -- has lost her battle. Joyce Griffin succumbed to an undisclosed form of cancer after… READ MORE >

Kathy Griffin's Trump Beheading Photo Fetches Huge Price

Kathy Griffin
Trump Beheading Photo Fetches HUGE Price

Kathy Griffin's photo of a fake, bloody Trump head has would-be buyers chomping at the bit to have it hanging in their living rooms ... but the photog has his price, and it's mighty… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
Kathy Griffin Says Trump Beheading Investigation Closed, 'I'm Exonerated'

Kathy Griffin
I'm in the Clear! Trump Beheading Probe Over

Kathy Griffin says the feds have "completely exonerated" her for the infamous Donald Trump beheading photo. According to Kathy, the federal investigation into the bloody head photo… READ MORE >

- 138 days ago
Kelsey Grammer Advises Kathy Griffin, There Is a Way to Bounce Back  (VIDEO)

Kelsey Grammer
Chin Up, Kathy Griffin ... Funny Trumps Controversy

Kelsey Grammer ain't buying what Kathy Griffin's selling -- her career won't be ruined in the wake of the President Trump beheading photo ... IF she follows his advice. We… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Kathy Griffin Gets Ax from Last Theater in Comedy Tour

Kathy Griffin
Gets the Ax From Last Theater in Comedy Tour

Kathy Griffin's offensive against Donald Trump Friday apparently fell on deaf ears ... because the only remaining venue that would allow her to perform has just pulled the plug. We've learned… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Kathy Griffin Lashes Out at Trump Family for Bullying Her (VIDEOS)

Kathy Griffin
Lashes Out at Trump Fam for Bullying Her

Kathy Griffin now says all she did with the now infamous photo is parody Donald Trump's own words about Megyn Kelly, when he said during the campaign, "She had blood coming out of her eyes,… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
D. L. Hughley Destroys Kathy Griffin Haters, Where Was Your Outrage for Ted Nugent?! (VIDEO)

D.L. Hughley
Destroys Kathy Haters ... Where's Your Ted Nugent Outrage??

D.L. Hughley's strongly defending Kathy Griffin's beheading photo of President Trump -- saying all these haters were dead silent when Ted Nugent threatened President Obama. The comedian was… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Kathy Griffin Says Trump Family Has Bullied Her

Kathy Griffin
I've Been Bullied by Trump Family

Kathy Griffin seems to now say she's a victim in the bloodied, beheaded Trump photoshoot, claiming the Trump fam has bullied her. Griffin has been in hiding since TMZ broke the story of the now… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
Kathy Griffin's Shows at More Venues Canceled in Aftermath of Trump Beheading Image

Kathy Griffin
Loses More Gigs In Trump Beheading Image Fallout

Kathy Griffin is still feeling the aftershocks from her pic with a fake bloody Donald Trump head -- 2 more venues have canceled her shows. Griffin's Celebrity Run-In Tour gig at St. George Theatre… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
Larry King Says CNN Screwed Up, Kathy Griffin Deserves a Pass (VIDEO)

Larry King
Ted Turner Wouldn't Have Fired Kathy ... Let It Go, CNN!!

Larry King's not down with everyone piling on Kathy Griffin for her Trump beheading photo fiasco ... especially his old bosses at CNN. Larry, formerly Mr. CNN, took the network to task… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
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