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Phyllis Diller (I) (1917–2012)


The indefatigable nonagenarian finally put out an autobiography in 2005 and entitled it "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse", which pretty much says it all when recalling the misfit life and career of the fabulous, one-of-a-kind Phyllis Diller. It may inspire all those bored, discouraged and/or directionless housewives out there to know that the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Guested on "Good Morning New York". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 10 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phyliss Diller | Phyllis Driver

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off. See more »

Trivia:

She had a total of six children, though only three were still living as of July 2006, including youngest son Perry Diller who has appeared in at least two television documentaries on his mother. See more »

Trademark:

Mentioning her fictional husband "Fang" in her stand-up act See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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