Comic Phyllis Diller dies at 95

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Comic Phyllis Diller dies at 95
Comic Phyllis Diller dies at 95 Los Angeles (AP) — Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in Los Angeles at age 95. "She died peacefully in her sleep with a smile on her face," her longtime manager, Milton Suchin, told The Associated Press. Diller suffered a near-fatal heart attack in 1999. The cause of her death has not been released. She was a staple of nightclubs and television from the 1950s — when female comics were rare indeed...
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