Phyllis was a female comedian who appeared in a number of variety shows as well as movies in a career that spanned seven decades.
Phyllis was inducted into the St. Louis Walk Of Fame in 1993.
Phyllis often used cigarette holders in her stand-up routines, but she has been a lifelong non-smoker.
Phyllis holds the world record in the Guinness Book Of World Records for most punchlines delivered in a minute, averaging 12.
Phyllis did tv commercials for Nalley's foods in the mid-70s.
Phyllis appeared in a commercial for the Game Show Network in 1997.
Phyllis has recorded several comedy albums, including Are You Ready For Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller: Great Moments, Born To Sing, Laughs, and Live From San Fransisco.
Phyllis has performed as a piano soloist with 100 symphony orchestras across the country, including Dallas, Denver, Annapolis, Houston, Baltimore, Rochester, Pittsburgh, Detroit and Cincinnati.
Phyllis appeared in the music video for "Love You Madly" by Cake in 2001.
Phyllis was nominated to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Shame for her version of the Rolling Stones' song (I Can't Get No)Satisfaction.
Phyllis received the Women's International Center Living Legacy award in 1990.
Phyllis was married twice, to Sherwood Anderson Diller from 1939 to 1965, and to Warde Donovan from October to December 1965.
Phyllis had a voice-over role with co-star Boris Karloff in Mad Monster Party (1969).
Phyllis appeared with Bob Hope in Boy, Did I Get A Wrong Number (1966), Eight On The Lam (1967), The Private Navy Of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968), and 23 of his television specials.
Phyllis appeared with Jayne Mansfield in The Fat Spy (1966).
Phyllis published her book Like A Lampshade In A Whorehouse in 2005.
Phyllis was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Female TV Star in 1967 for her role as Phyllis Pruitt in The Pruitts Of Southhampton.
Phyllis was given a star for Television on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame at 7003 Hollywood Boulevard in 1993.
Phyllis played Casper's aunt in the movie Casper's Scare School.
Phyllis Diller: You know you're old if they have discontinued your blood type.
Phyllis: A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.
Phyllis: A stand-up comic is judged by every line. Singers get applause at the end of their song no matter how bad they are.
Phyllis Diller: What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
Phyllis Diller: Think of me as a sex symbol for the men who don't give a damn.
Phyllis: 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.