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Joy Behar

Joy Behar was born on October 7, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Josephina Victoria Occhiuto. She is an actress and writer, known for Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Hall Pass (2011) and Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993). She has been married to Steve Janowitz since August 11, 2011. She was previously married to Joseph Behar. See full bio »

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Hall Pass Dr. Lucy
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 2017 Lilly (TV Movie) (post-production)
Dr. Karen Kline
 2017 Daytime Divas (TV Series)
Joy Behar
- Baby Daddy Drama (2017) ... Joy Behar
 2016 Crisis in Six Scenes (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Ann
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Ann
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Ann
 2016 Nashville (TV Series)
Joy Behar
- It's Sure Gonna Hurt (2016) ... Joy Behar
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift
Eunice (voice)
 2011 Hall Pass
Dr. Lucy
 2009 Madea Goes to Jail
Joy Behar
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Joy Behar
- Up All Night (2007) ... Joy Behar
 2001 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
- 42 (2001) ... 42 (voice, as Joy Beher)
 2000 Spin City (TV Series)
Joy Behar
- The Marry Caitlin Moore Show (2000) ... Joy Behar
 1996 'M' Word
 1996 Love Is All There Is
 1995-1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Theory of Intelligence (1996) ... Joy (voice)
- Bully (1995) ... Joy (voice)
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery
 1992 This Is My Life
 1989-1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Joy Mull / Joy Smith
- Shandling Vs Mull (1990) ... Joy Mull
- Vegas: Part 1 (1989) ... Joy Smith
 1990 The Rock (TV Series)
Joy Capedeluca
 1989 Cookie
 1988-1989 Baby Boom (TV Series)
Helga Von Haupt
- J.C. the Man (1989) ... Helga Von Haupt
- Charlotte's Secret (1989) ... Helga Von Haupt
- A Fine Romance (1989) ... Helga Von Haupt
- When It Rains (1989) ... Helga Von Haupt
- X-y-l-o-p-h-o-n-e (1989) ... Helga Von Haupt
 1987 Hiding Out
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Show Show Self (96 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (20 credits)

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Other Works:

Print ad for America's Milk Processors' "got milk?" milk mustache campaign (2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Joy Beher


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

(On Mel Gibson): "Give me a break, you're an anti-Semite, you're a misogynist, and you're a racist!" See more »


Has won three MAC awards and a CableACE Award. See more »


Frequently holds either a pen or her glasses in her right hand while talking.



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