Rest in Peace, Ms. Phyllis.
Phyllis Diller, an actress and comedian best known for her stand-up comedy act, isdead at age 95. TMZ reports that the comedian passed away at her Los Angeles home at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the company of her family.
Diller’s agent Fred Wostbrock confirmed the news to NBC, telling its news website, “It is a great loss today… She was a true pioneer and the first lady of stand-up. She paved the way for Chelsea Handler, Roseanne Barr, Joan Rivers and Ellen DeGeneres. She was the best. The first female stand-up to play Vegas. She was on Broadway, she made movies, she did it all.” – Huffington Post