Phyllis Diller was an iconic American stand-up comedian, actress and voice actress best remembered for her massively successful career in stand-up comedy which often featured self-deprecating jokes. She also had an impressive career as a voice actress voicing characters such as the Queen in 1998's A Bug's Life, Granny Neutron in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Thelma Griffin in Family Guy.
She was married and divorced twice. Her first marriage was to Sherwood Anderson Diller, with whom she had six children. Her second marriage was to actor Warde Donovan in 1965. The marriage ended in divorce in 1975.
She was known for her love for plastic surgery.
According to her, her childhood years were very unhappy.
She was an accomplished singer and pianist.
She influenced a number of famous female comedians, including Ellen DeGeneres and Joan Rivers.
A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.Phyllis Diller
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.Phyllis Diller
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.Phyllis Diller
Any time three New Yorkers get into a cab without an argument, a bank has just been robbed.Phyllis Diller
Best way to get rid of kitchen odors: Eat out.Phyllis Diller
Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?Phyllis Diller
It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core.Phyllis Diller
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.Phyllis Diller
My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.Phyllis Diller
My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual.Phyllis Diller
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.Phyllis Diller
Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.Phyllis Diller
Our dog died from licking our wedding picture.Phyllis Diller
The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.Phyllis Diller
The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.Phyllis Diller
There's so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto.Phyllis Diller
Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle - keep away from children.Phyllis Diller
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.Phyllis Diller
What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.Phyllis Diller
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age - as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.Phyllis Diller
was a famous American actress and comedian,
who was born on
July 17, 1917. As a person born on this date, Phyllis Diller is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 17) and the 15th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on July 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Phyllis Diller is the 448th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Phyllis Diller's birthday, Phyllis Diller is the 3054th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Lima, Ohio, U.S.
In general, Phyllis Diller ranks as the 5445th
most popular famous person, and the 894th most popular actress of all time.
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