Who is Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner (born September 17, 1953) is an American comedian. Beginning her career as a Broadway dancer, Rudner noticed the lack of female comedians in New York City and turned to stand-up comedy, where she has flourished for over three decades. Her performance on a variety of HBO specials and numerous appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, helped establish Rudner as one of the premier comics to emerge from the comedy boom of the 1980s.

Early life

Rudner was born in Miami, Florida, the daughter of Frances, an Orthodox Jewish homemaker from Brooklyn, and Abe Rudner, a lawyer from the Catskills. Rudner grew up in a Jewish family in Coconut Grove. She began taking ballet lessons at age four. Her mother died of breast cancer when she was 13 and her fathe...
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Keithreza: just booked rita rudner for reza rifts! very excited to interview her. still trying to get one or two more interviews because i have a sad feeling someone is gonna bail
Ellechorongap: "i love being married. it's so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." — rita rudner
Johnnykats: gone for good. all the tech was pulled out two years ago … cost them a nearly signed rita rudner residency. wayne newton moved to the flamingo as a result. also sidelined pop strings for awhile.
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Nanase0525nana: 32. "i love being married. it's so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." — rita rudner
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poem
Beatrice. (From Dante. Purgatorio, Xxx., Xxxi.)
 by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Even as the Blessed, at the final summons,
Shall rise up quickened, each one from his grave,
Wearing again the garments of the flesh,
So, upon that celestial chariot,
A hundred rose
ad vocem tanti senis
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Ministers and messengers of life eternal.
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