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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 »

Known For

A Bug's Life
A Bug's Life Queen
(1998)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Guest Host
(1963-1985)
The Aristocrats
The Aristocrats Herself
(2005)

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 2006-2007 Family Guy (TV Series)
Thelma / Peter's Mom / Thelma Griffin
- Padre de Familia (2007) ... Thelma (voice)
- Peter's Two Dads (2007) ... Peter's Mom (voice)
- Mother Tucker (2006) ... Thelma Griffin (voice)
 2006 Casper's Scare School (TV Movie)
Aunt Spitzy (voice)
 2005 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Mrs. Claus / Mrs. Dorsey / Herself
- Operation Rich in Spirit (2005) ... Mrs. Dorsey / Herself (voice)
 2005 Quintuplets (TV Series)
Aunt Sylvia
 2004 The Powerpuff Girls (TV Series)
Mask Scara
- A Made Up Story (2004) ... Mask Scara (voice)
 1999-2003 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Gabrielle / Mabel
- We Do (2003) ... Gabrielle
- Gabrielle Come Blow Your Horn (2002) ... Gabrielle
- Nobody Knows... (1999) ... Mabel
 2002 Even Stevens (TV Series)
Coach Korns
- Snow Job (2002) ... Coach Korns
 2002 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Bebe
- Look Mom, One Hand! (2002) ... Bebe
 2001-2002 Titus (TV Series)
Grandma Titus
- Houseboat (2001) ... Grandma Titus
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Phyllis Diller
- As Others See Us (2001) ... Phyllis Diller
 2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp (TV Series)
- Unfunny Girl (2000)
 1999 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Mitzi
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Sam
- Two's Company (1999) ... Sam (voice)
 1999 Cow and Chicken (TV Series)
Red's Mom / Cop
 1999 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Lillian
- Escape from Party Island (1999) ... Lillian (voice)
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Phyllis Diller
- Talked to Death (1998) ... Phyllis Diller
 1993-1994 Blossom (TV Series)
Mrs. Peterson
- Oh, Baby (1994) ... Mrs. Peterson
 1994 Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1994)
 1990 227 (TV Series)
Louanne Costello
 1988 Night Heat (TV Series)
Mrs. Malik
 1988 Full House (TV Series)
Phyllis Diller
- But Seriously Folks (1988) ... Phyllis Diller
 1985 Glitter (TV Series)
 1985 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Phyllis Diller
- You'll Never Get Rich (1985) ... Phyllis Diller
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Wanda
- Crack-Up (1978) ... Wanda
 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sally Walker (segment "Love and the Comedienne") / Edna (segment "Love and the Vacation") / Bella (segment "Love and the Heist") / ...
- Love and the Comedienne/Love and the Lie/Love and the Lifter/Love and the Suspicious Husband (1973) ... Sally Walker (segment "Love and the Comedienne")
- Love and the Heist/Love and the Love Potion/Love and the Teddy Bear (1971) ... Bella (segment "Love and the Heist")
- Love and the Modern Wife/Love and the Phonies/Love and the Single Couple (1969) ... Daphane Daniels (segment "Love and the Phonies")
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Pamela (segment "Pamela's Voice")
- Pamela's Voice/Lone Survivor/The Doll (1971) ... Pamela (segment "Pamela's Voice")
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Maxwell Smart
- Pheasant Under Glass (1969) ... Maxwell Smart (uncredited)
 1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Scrubwoman
- The Minstrel's Shakedown (1966) ... Scrubwoman (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "Phyllis Diller Sings Like She Looks" (Columbia). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Phyliss Diller | Phyllis Driver | Warde & Phyllis

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

You know you're old when someone compliments you on your alligator shoes, and you're barefoot. See more »

Trivia:

In her later years after several cosmetic procedures, she posed semi-nude for spicy pictures proposed to be in Playboy magazine, similar to those published of Joan Collins, to prove that women can still be sexy in their 50s and 60s. The photos were not published in the magazine, but one is included in her autobiography "Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse". See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Cancer

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