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Phyllis Diller, entertainer was 95 (with video)

p-diller-imdb.jpgComic Phyllis Diller lived a good long time. Many female comedians say she paved the way. Diller died this morning at her Los Angeles home, her manager Milt Suchin confirmed.

First IMDb credit: Texas Guinan in "Splendor in the Grass," 1961
Last IMDb credit: Grandma Liz O'Connell (uncredited), "Family Dinner," 2009 video short
Everything in between

She played the lead in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway for a few months in 1970 as the fill-in for Carol Channing.

Her first network TV appearance was on Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life" in 1958:

LA Biz Observed: Business side of Phyllis Diller

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