TV Psychologist Joyce Brothers Dead at 85
Pioneer of the television advice show
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 13, 2013 5:37 PM CDT
FILE - In this 2004 file photo, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, left, is interviewed at a news conference in New York.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality Joyce Brothers has died. She was 85. Longtime publicist Sanford Brokaw says Brothers died today in New York City. She was a pioneer of the television advice show. Her celebrity took off after she entered a television quiz show called The $64,000 Question. She became the only woman to ever win the show's top prize.

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HMD-SMD-ITY
May 14, 2013 12:16 PM CDT
She looked like a corpse on her last tv spot. I couldn't but help think she was needing the cash but most likely it was to get in front of the camera just one more time.
793tango
May 13, 2013 6:59 PM CDT
Awwwwwww! That really sucks. I know everyone dies eventually but really....... Thanks Dr Joyce for so many years of great advice.
flatnosepete
May 13, 2013 6:17 PM CDT
God speed Dr. Joyce, off to that great "Celebrity Hot Tub" in the sky.