Kathy Griffin

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Kathleen Mary Griffin (born November 4, 1960) is an American comedian and actress.wikipedia
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For Your Consideration (album)

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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.
For Your Consideration is a 2008 comedy album recorded by American stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin.

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

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In 2007 and 2008, Griffin won Primetime Emmy Awards for her reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. Her Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010) became a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program.
The series follows the struggle of self-proclaimed "D-list" celebrity Kathy Griffin to climb the Hollywood ladder.

E! True Hollywood Story

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In an E! True Hollywood Story segment, she stated that she often went to see the Groundlings perform before she joined.

Oak Park, Illinois

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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 the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings.
Among these are Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway, football Hall-of-Famer George Trafton, McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, city planner Walter Burley Griffin, comedian Kathy Griffin, basketball player Iman Shumpert, and the voice of iconic cartoon character Homer Simpson, Dan Castellaneta.

Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful

She appeared in fellow comedian Julie Brown's Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful, a Showtime parody of the 1991 Madonna film Truth or Dare.
Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful is an American 1991 mockumentary film starring comedian Julie Brown as the title character, with Kathy Griffin and Donal Logue in supporting roles.

Suddenly Susan

She achieved wider recognition after her role as a supporting character in the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996–2000).
Susan's coworkers include photographer Luis Rivera (Nestor Carbonell), boyish rock music reporter Todd Stities (David Strickland), restaurant critic Vicki Groener (Kathy Griffin), and, in later episodes, investigative reporter and Susan's old enemy Maddy Piper (Andréa Bendewald).

The Mole (American season 3)

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She frequently appears in such self-consciously tacky projects as the reality show competition Celebrity Mole Hawaii, in which she won the 2003 edition after undergoing such experiences as walking over hot lava with her bare feet.
In the end, model Frederique van der Wal was unmasked as the mole and comedian Kathy Griffin took home the $233,000 grand prize.

Kathy (talk show)

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On January 7, 2012, it was announced that—along with having two more standup specials on Bravo—Griffin will start a weekly one-hour talk show on the channel, Kathy, which will consist of standup routines, "rant about pop culture", and celebrity interviews.
Kathy is an American late-night talk show hosted by Kathy Griffin.

Shakes the Clown

She appeared in fellow comic Bobcat Goldthwait's film Shakes the Clown and as the enthusiastic leader of a fanatical car club in the Ellen episode "Oh, Sweet Rapture", airing in January 1996.
It also features Julie Brown, Blake Clark, Paul Dooley, Kathy Griffin, Florence Henderson, Tom Kenny, Adam Sandler, Scott Herriott, LaWanda Page, Jack Gallagher, and a cameo by Robin Williams as Mime Jerry using the pseudonym "Marty Fromage".

Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute

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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 the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings.

41st Daytime Emmy Awards

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On June 13, 2014, it was announced that Griffin was set to host the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards.
The evening was hosted by comedian Kathy Griffin for the first time.

Julie Brown

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She appeared in fellow comedian Julie Brown's Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful, a Showtime parody of the 1991 Madonna film Truth or Dare.
(Brown's co-star was Kathy Griffin.)

Dilbert (TV series)

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Griffin also has a secondary career in voice-over work and has been featured on a variety of projects such as the animated series Dilbert and Spider-Man: The New Animated Series.
The set included some special features including trailers and clip compilations with commentary by Scott Adams, executive producer Larry Charles, and voice actors Chris Elliott, Larry Miller, Kathy Griffin, and Gordon Hunt.

Un-Cabaret

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She appeared at Un-Cabaret and ran her own standup night, Hot Cup of Talk, with Janeane Garofalo.
Every Sunday night for the next seven years, Beth gathered a group of performers culled from the very best and brightest comedians, including Patton Oswalt, Judy Toll, Taylor Negron, Bob Odenkirk, Julia Sweeney, Bobcat Goldthwait, Terry Sweeney, Merrill Markoe, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross, Laura Kightlinger, Andy Kindler, Dana Gould, Kathy Griffin, Andy Dick, Margaret Cho, Michael Patrick King, to develop an idiosyncratic story based form of stand-up.

The Unborn (1991 film)

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She broke into film in the supporting role of Connie in the horror film The Unborn.
Lisa Kudrow and Kathy Griffin have small roles.

Suckin' It for the Holidays

A week prior, she released her second comedy album, Suckin' It for the Holidays.
Suckin' It for the Holidays is a comedy album by American stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin.

New Year's Eve Live

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Griffin hosted CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast on December 31, 2009, along with Anderson Cooper.
From 2007–2017, comedian Kathy Griffin was Cooper's co-host, providing bawdy comic relief; Griffin was dismissed from the program and CNN in May 2017.

Lisa Bloom

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On June 2, 2017, an attorney for Griffin, Lisa Bloom, stated, "Like many edgy works of artistic expression, the photo could be interpreted different ways. But Griffin never imagined that it could be misinterpreted as a threat of violence against Trump. That was never what she intended. She has never threatened or committed an act of violence against anyone."
Bloom founded and owns a twelve-attorney civil rights law firm, the Bloom Firm, and has represented clients including Kathy Griffin and Mischa Barton.

She'll Cut a Bitch

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She also hosted the 2009 Bravo A-List Awards, which aired on April 15, 2009, and her Bravo special Kathy Griffin: She'll Cut a Bitch, taped on March 4, 2009, in Portland, Oregon, aired beforehand.
She'll Cut a Bitch is the second home video release and seventh Bravo stand-up comedy special by stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin, and her ninth overall.

Tyler Shields

The video was from a shoot with photographer Tyler Shields, who is known for producing "shocking" imagery.
Shields gained additional notoriety in June 2017 for a photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding a prop that looked like Donald Trump's severed head.

Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

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Griffin also has a secondary career in voice-over work and has been featured on a variety of projects such as the animated series Dilbert and Spider-Man: The New Animated Series.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program

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Her Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010) became a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program.

Original Song

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On March 15, 2011, Griffin had a guest-starring role on Glee in the episode "Original Song" as a Regionals competition judge, "Twitterer and former Tea Party candidate" Tammy Jean Albertson.
The judges for this year's Regionals competition are local broadcasting legend Rod Remington (Bill A. Jones), Tea Party candidate and home schooler Tammy Jean Albertson (Kathy Griffin), and former exotic dancer Sister Mary Constance (Loretta Devine).

Skavlan

In August 2017, Griffin retracted her apology during an interview on Australian TV and again on Skavlan in November 2017.

Rosie O'Donnell

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Kathy Griffin served as the unofficial guest co-host of The View from May 2007 to September 2007 and was considered as a replacement for the recently departed Rosie O'Donnell.
Kathy Griffin also appeared, where she read some of the questions.