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:

Herman: Ah, but your eyes, they're so beautiful. Where did you get those eyes?
Camille: They came with the head.


Francesca: [thinking] I can make the doctor's secrets mine before he bestows them on that Felix Flanken. And I can use Dracula to help me.
The Monster's Mate: Baby, Francesca is up to something with that Dracula. They both bear watching. Besides, it's her own fault for thinking so loud.


Police Sgt. Jasper Lynch: Boy! This guy is tough and slippery!
Golda: But is he REALLY happy?


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Phyllis Diller Facts
In the mid-1960s, the trademark quirky dresses that she wore during performances were designed by Gloria Johnson of Omaha, Nebraska. Phyllis jokingly referred to Johnson as 'Omar of Omaha,' as tent dresses were in vogue at the time.

Has had numerous face lifts, a popular topic in her comedy routines.

Earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1993.

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