November 4, 1960
60 years old
5 ft 4 in | 163 cm
34-24-32 in | 87-61-81 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois, United States, on November 4, 1960, is an American actress.
Young Kathy Griffin started her professional career as a member of improvisational comedy troupe, The Groundlings.
She made her big screen debut in space opera film Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) in role as Alien Extra.
She got her television debut in sketch comedy show On the Television (1989-1991) in various roles.
Her breakthrough performance came in Bravo reality television series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010).
She released her debut comedy album "For Your Consideration" in 2008.
She appeared in documentary film Hysterical (2021).
Streets of Fire (1985) neo-noir rock musical, directed by Walter Hill
Pulp Fiction (1994) neo-noir black comedy crime, written and directed by Quentin Tarantino
Four Rooms (1995) anthology black comedy in role as Betty
The Cable Guy (1996) black comedy opposite Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick
She voiced Taran in animated comedy film Shrek Forever After (2010).
Hall Pass (2011) comedy with Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis
HBO Comedy Half-Hour (1996)
Hot Cup of Talk (1998)
The D-List (2004)
Is...Not Nicole Kidman (2005)
Strong Black Woman (2006)
Everybody Can S**k It (2007)
Straight to Hell (2007)
She'll Cut a Bitch (2009)
Balls of Steel (2009)
Does the Bible Belt (2010)
Whores on Crutches (2010)
50 and Not Pregnant (2011)
Gurrl Down! (2011)
Pants Off (2011)
Tired Hoo*er (2011)
Seaman 1st Class (2012)
Kennedie Center On-Hers (2013)
Calm Down Gurrl (2013)
Record Breaker (2013)
A Hell of a Story (2019)
She has released six comedy albums, for which she was nominated for the Grammy Awards:
For Your Consideration (2008)
Su**in' It for the Holidays (2009)
Kathy Griffin Does the Bible Belt (2010)
Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class (2012)
Calm Down Gurrl (2013) for which she won the Grammy Award
She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program for Bravo reality television series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010).
She played Vicki Groener in NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996-2000).
She hosted late-night talk show Kathy (2012-2013).
Attended St. Bernadine’s Elementary School and Oak Park and River Forest High School.
Studied drama at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles.
Has three older brothers: Kenny, Gary, John and older Sister, Joyce.
Has Irish-American ancestry.
Published autobiography Official Book Club Selection : A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin (2009).
She owns production company, Inappropriate Laughter.
She is an atheist.
Close friend with Jonathan Bennett.
Supports LGBT rights.
She dated Isaiah Mustafa (2011), Steve Wozniak (2007-2008), Quentin Tarantino (1995) and Fred Stoller (1992).
She was married to Matthew Moline (2001-2006).
She started dating Randy Bick in 2012, the couple got married in 2020.