Kathy Griffin Get to know the 59-year old comedian Kathy Griffin, before she got famous (e.g. Vicki on Suddenly Susan). IMDB reports The More You Know (TV Series) was Kathy Griffin's first TV appearance in 1989. BirthdayNovember 4, 1960NationalityAmericanName in PassportKathleen Mary GriffinEthnicityIrish (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)WhiteSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHer home town is Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.. Her parents Mary Margaret "Maggie" Griffin (née Corbally) & John Patrick Griffin are of Irish ethnicity. Kathy Griffin was born on November 4, 1960 on a Friday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes Primary school: St. Bernadine's Elementary SchoolHigh school: Oak Park and River Forest High SchoolUniversity/College: Lee Strasberg Institute, Triton Junior CollegeChildhood Photos - When she was young Credit: Wsj.com Year Book Photos Credit: Snakkle.com - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Kathy Griffin sounds off Most popular video on Youtube Kathy Griffin's NUDE ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Views: 1.900.145 Share your real life experiences with Kathy Griffin here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is she not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!