Famed TV Psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers Dead at 85

Popular TV psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers has died at 85, her publicist confirmed Monday.

Brothers has been best known throughout the years for her countless television appearances from various talk shows that called upon her for her expertise in psychology. Beyond those appearances, Brothers also hosted her own syndicated television and radio talk shows.

For about four decades, Brothers also had a monthly column in Good Housekeeping magazine.

Aside from her psychology work in the media, Brothers made a countless guest appearances on various TV sitcoms and comedy sketch shows such as Saturday Night Live, Taxi, Mama’s Family, CHIPs, The Simpsons, and The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

Brothers shot to fame in 1955 when she became the only woman to ever win “The $65,000 Question” TV game show.

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