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Joyce Brothers
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Age 84
Birthday 20 September, 1928
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 13 May, 2013
Height 5' (152 cm)
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation TV Personality
Claim to Fame Hollywood Squares
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Joyce Diane Brothers (née Bauer; October 20, 1927 – May 13, 2013) was an American psychologist, television personality and columnist, who wrote a daily newspaper advice column from 1960 to 2013. In 1955, she became the only woman ever to win the top prize on the American game show The $64,000 Question, answering questions on the topic of boxing, which was suggested as a stunt by the show's producers. In 1958, she presented a television show on which she dispensed psychological advice, pioneering the field. She wrote a column for Good Housekeeping for almost forty years and became, according to The Washington Post, the "face of American psychology". Brothers appeared in dozens of television roles, usually as herself, but from the 1970s onward she accepted roles portraying fictional characters, often self-parodies.

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