Kathy Griffin (born November 4 1960) is an Emmy Award-winning American stand-up comedian and actress. She has also been a voice actor and a red carpet commentator. Griffin is a self-proclaimed "D-list celebrity."
Griffin was born Kathleen Mary Griffin in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, and raised there and in nearby Forest Park. She is a 1978 graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School.
Griffin married Washington, D.C. native Matt Moline in February 2001 whom she divorced in May 2006.
Griffin purportedly is dating Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak whom she met after he watched her stand-up show in July, 2007.
Griffin describes herself as a "militant atheist". While in high school she fell away from the Roman Catholic Church and wanted to become a Unitarian. Said Griffin: "I'm not really sure what that is, but it sounds better."
She is an outspoken opponent of LASIK eye surgery, having endured a traumatic series of operations for her own eyesight, which has...
The Intern is a 2000 satirized comedy movie directed by Michael Lange about the shallow world of fashion magazines. It stars Dominique Swain, Joan Rivers, and Kathy Griffin. The film features multiple cameo appearances including Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole, Diane von Fürstenberg, Kevyn Aucoin, André Leon Talley, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The plot centers around Jocelyn Bennett (Swain), an intern at the fictional New York City magazine, Skirt. Horribly mistreated, overworked and underpaid, Jocelyn lives for Skirt. When a spy begins to hand over Skirt's spreads and story ideas to its rival glossy, Vogue, Skirt magazine finds itself in a bind. Desperate to apprehend the spy and save the name of Skirt, Jocelyn makes it her mission. Along the way, she meets Paul Rochester (Ben Pullen), the British art director at Skirt, with whom she has much in common. When she finds herself falling in love, one thing stands in her way: Paul's supermodel girlfriend, Resin (Leilani Bishop). Resin the dumps... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0202989