Joy Behar Biography
Birthday: October 7, 1942 (Libra)
Born In: New York City
Joy Behar is a noted American comedian, actress, talk show host and writer. She has hosted several talk shows on TV, namely, 'The View', 'The Joy Behar Show', 'Joy Behar: Say Anything!' and 'Late Night Joy'. She was a high school English teacher before joining the showbiz. After a near fatal ectopic pregnancy at the age of 37, she became a receptionist at ‘Good Morning America’ in hopes of getting a bigger role. Concurrently, she started presenting comedy routines in small clubs in New York, before getting a foothold in more well-known clubs. She was creating quite a buzz on the comedy scene in New York and by the age 44, she started appearing on television. A year later, she got her own show called, ‘Way Off Broadway’. Soon, she was appearing in small roles in TV series, films and Broadway shows. Behar became a household name in 1997 when she started co-hosting ‘The View’, a role she continues to play even today. Simultaneously, she hosts her own shows and has published five books.