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Fri, 09/14/2012 - 8:00pm
Daytime Emmy® Award-winner Joy Behar, of the ABC's The View, is among today's leading comic talents. Whether performing standup comedy or interviewing politicians and artists, she is a comedic original and a leading woman both on stage and screen.
Armed with an MA in English education from SUNY at Stony Brook, Ms. Behar originally began a career in teaching. She then set out to pursue comedy professionally and immediately received bookings from such famous New York clubs as Caroline's and Catch a Rising Star. She went on to win three MAC Awards and a CableACE Award.
On television Ms. Behar is host of The Joy Behar Show on HLN which features newsworthy guests and examines today's water cooler issues, from pop culture to politics and everything in between. On radio Ms. Behar hosted a popular call-in radio show on WABC, where she discussed politics with a deadly humorous bent. Her film appearances include Hall Pass, directed by the Farrelly Brothers, Cookie, with Peter Falk, This Is My Life, directed by Nora Ephron, Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery, a cameo in Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail. In theater she had a successful run in the off-Broadway hit The Food Chain, earning rave reviews in the starring role, and also in the critically-acclaimed The Vagina Monologues.
Friday, 14 September, 2012
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