LOVE HER! Phyllis Diller (American Comedian) Created a stage presence of a wild haired, eccentrically dressed housewife who insults herself about her looks and age, her awful cooking and her husband she refers to as fang.
Phyllis Diller, the zany housewife-turned-stand-up comic with the electrified hairdo, outlandish wardrobe and a barrage of self-deprecating jokes punctuated by her trademark laugh died at the age of (August
An Ode to Phyllis Diller, the First Female Comic to Joke Like a Man
Groundbreaking Comedian Phyllis Diller Dead at Starting in the Diller was one of the first successful female stand-up comics, setting the way for Joan Rivers, Chelsea Handler & others. RIP Phyllis, you were an inspiration.