Phyllis Diller Overview:

Legendary actress, Phyllis Diller, was born Phyllis Ada Driver on Jul 17, 1917 in Lima, OH. Diller died at the age of 95 on Aug 20, 2012 in Brentwood, CA .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Diller was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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In Memoriam: (1917-2012)

By Will McKinley on Aug 20, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

was a pioneer in the art of stand-up comedy. Beginning on radio in the early 1950s and moving to clubs mid-decade, Diller played rooms that had literally never featured a female unless she was taking off her clothes. Diller’s act was riddled with self-deprecation, but the sheer ... Read full article


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Phyllis Diller Quotes:

The Monster's Mate: Remember what happened the last time you had a roving eye? I kept it in a jar for a week. Ah-ha-ha-ha-ha.


Lyle Chatterton: I'm gonna beat the pants off of you!
Agatha Knabenshu: You do and you're in for a big surprise!


The Monster's Mate: [about the Mummy] I wonder how he got his invitation. He has an unlisted tomb. Ah-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha.
[about the Hunchback]
The Monster's Mate: Didn't I see him at the Transylvania Gardens in the main event?
Dracula: The Hunchback of Notre Dame ain't a boxer.
The Monster's Mate: Afraid it'll ruin his looks, eh? Ah-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha.


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Phyllis Diller Facts
Worked as a copywriter before becoming a comedian.

She describes her comedy as "tragedy revisited."

Briefly served as honorary mayor in the affluent town of Brentwood, California.

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