Phyllis Diller

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller

Profession: Comedienne and Actress

United States of America

Biography: 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.

Born: July 17, 1917
Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: August 20, 2012 (aged 95)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 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

Historical Events

  • 1975-01-15 Pioneering American female comedian Phyllis Diller gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame