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Comedienne Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

Posted August 20th, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Comedienne Phyllis Diller, one of America’s first female stand-up comedy stars, has died at age 95. Diller began her career in the 1950s when women stand-up comics were rare. She created an indelible persona with her distinctive laugh, a cigarette holder, teased hair, outlandish costumes and a fictional husband she called “Fang.” Her first national […]

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