Why Famous: Stand up Comedienne who created wild persona of herself and worked with Bob Hope. Diller was a 37-year old mother of 6 when she began her career in show business.
Diller was a trail blazer for female comedians and a strong influence of those who followed such as Roseanne Barr and Joan Rivers.
- 1939-11-04 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (22) weds inspector Sherwood Diller in Covington, Kentucky
- 1965-10-07 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (48) weds actor Warde Donovan
- 1975-01-15 Pioneering American female comedian Phyllis Diller gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame