Legendary Las Vegas Joan Rivers Impersonator's Amazing Tribute Video

Frank Marino Joan Rivers Impersonator Las Vegas Drag Queen Show Tribute Dedication
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Heaven has just definitely got a lot more interesting…. She always took a tragedy and tried to make it funny. She’s the one who taught us to laugh at ourselves.”

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Legendary Las Vegas celebrity impersonator Frank Marino has paid tribute to Joan Rivers, his performance muse, in the touching new video above.

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Marino, who has been impersonating Rivers in Las Vegas since 1985, has a long and loving history with the late comedian. Joan even recorded this amazing (and hilarious – duh) congratulatory video for his 25th anniversary:

In 1986, Rivers sued Marino for $5 million for stealing her copyrighted material. Since then, the two had reconciled.

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In addition to Marino’s touching tribute video, KTNV news also featured his performance dedication to Rivers:

Frank Marino Joan Rivers Impersonator Las Vegas Drag Queen
Frank Marino as Joan Rivers – Image Credit: Robert Woolfie G – Facebook

Joan’s passing on September 4 has impacted so many in the drag community (and beyond). The comedian provided inspiration to many performers and will be sorely missed. But know one thing: Joan lived a happy and fulfilling life…