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
TV Psychologist Joyce Brothers Dead at 85
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)

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. (More Joyce Brothers stories.)

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