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Comedienne Phyllis Diller Dead at 95

Posted: August 20th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Comedienne Phyllis Diller Dead at 95Submit Comment
Phyllis Diller, who was considered the first American woman to become known on a national level for stand-up comedy, died Monday in Los Angeles. She was 95.

Diller got her first national TV exposure in 1950 as a contestant on Groucho Marx's quiz show "You Bet Your Life." She was particularly popular in the '60s and '70s, appearing on the top comedy, quiz and variety shows of the day, including "What's My Line?," "The Andy Williams Show," "Get Smart" and "The Carol Burnett Show."

Her first film role was in William Inge's "Splendor in the Grass" (1961), starring Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood. More recently, Diller appeared on such TV shows as "Boston Legal," "The Drew Carey Show," "7th Heaven" and soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful." She also voiced characters on "Family Guy," "King of the Hill," "Robot Chicken," "The Wild Thornberrys," "Hey Arnold!," "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" and Pixar's "A Bug's Life."

Source: THR


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Johnnyb writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 7:38:14 PM

My god celebrities dead continues.... Isn't mercy day after what happen with Tony? By the way, R. I. P.
Peter Parker writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 8:12:18 PM

f*ck her.
No, seriously, I don't give a flying f*ck.

f*ck. Her.
CelluloidMan writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 8:39:39 PM

The balls on Diller!!

She had national recognition in the 60s as the stand up in its infancy form along with Cosby, Carlin, Bruce, & Pryor hitting the US with all of this AND BEING A WOMAN?!!

And after all that, still kept working into her old age!! Love her or hater, but the respect for her is there...in spades!!

RIP, ma'am.
pornfly writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 8:49:40 PM

Rosie Odonnell had a heart attack

Make ALOT of room
Ranger writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 9:12:36 PM

Is Phyllis the tall one in the picture.

Ba-rum-bump!

Thank you ladies and germs... I'm here ALL week! Try the veal.

Johnnyb writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 9:12:51 PM

@Peter Parker:

Who's the idiot? Scott, Kubrick or Spielberg?
Ranger writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 9:12:57 PM

She was a true original. RIP.
OneTime writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 9:13:16 PM

id hit that...

sorry i WOULDA hit that.

rip
BadChadB33 writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 9:26:42 PM

RIP
cress writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 10:13:57 PM

At least she'll be taken care of in heaven, cause I'm sure Ernest Borgnine was waiting for her c*ck in hand.
BadChadB33 writes:
on August 20th, 2012 at 11:19:34 PM

^Lmao
Mr. Blonde writes:
on August 21st, 2012 at 3:59:22 AM

She was a wacky dame and wonderful contributer to the comedy world. RIP Phyllis.
Mudders writes:
on August 22nd, 2012 at 8:21:57 AM

f*ck...i thought she died ages ago


rip
Serpico1988 writes:
on August 22nd, 2012 at 10:41:51 AM

Was she a lesbian by any chance?

Why are all female comedians lesbians ?

Rosie o donell , Jane lynch , Degeneres ? Any other names im forgetting?
Serpico1988 writes:
on August 22nd, 2012 at 10:42:30 AM

R.I.P

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