Comedian Joan Rivers provided audiences with decades of laughter.
Actress Joan Rivers takes a tour of Fenway Park prior to the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox on July 19, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
Joan Rivers in 1983.
TV personality Joan Rivers and model Tyson Backford arrive at the 10th annual Race To Deliver aids benefit November 23, 2003 in New York City.
Joan Rivers, Host of E! Entertainment Live from the Red Carpet and Fashion Police, attends the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004 in Hollywood, California.
TV personality Joan Rivers and mascot Ben arrive at the10th annual Race To Deliver aids benefit November 23, 2003 in New York City.
This photo ran with a 1972 story by Marian Christy, fashion editor at the Boston Globe. The photo is captioned "Joan Rivers, a feminine elegante who can make fashion jokes."
Actor Jerry Orbach (center) and televison personality Joan Rivers (right) attend the Actor's Fund Annual Gala Dinner and Tribute on November 17, 2003 at Cipriani's Restaurant in New York City.
1987 promotional photo for "Hollywood Squares."
Television personalities Mellisa and Joan Rivers attend the 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium September 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California.
Joan Rivers speaks onstage with daughter Melissa Rivers during SyFy's 'Total Blackout' panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 7, 2012 in Pasadena, California.
Joan Rivers visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on February 15, 2013 in New York City.
Joan Rivers with co-star Alex Rocco in a promo for the CBS TV movie "How To Murder a Millionaire," which aired May 23, 1990. The working title of the movie was "The Beverly Hills Get-Rich-Quick Murders."
Joan Rivers attends the 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 4, 2012 in New York City.
Joan Rivers attends the Expansion Project Groundbreaking Ceremony at God's Love We Deliver on October 2, 2013 in New York City.
This September 1, 1969 photo served as a promotion for Joan Rivers' week-long gig co-hosting "The Mike Douglas Show."
Joan Rivers prepares backstage at the Badgley Mischka Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on February 14, 2012 in New York City.
Joan Rivers, representing the film "Joan Rivers- A Piece of Work," attends the Tribeca Film Festival 2010 portrait studio at the FilmMaker Industry Press Center on April 27, 2010 in New York, New York.
Joan Rivers attends the media opening for "Kinky Boots" on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 4, 2013 in New York City.