Phyllis Diller was born on July 17, 1917 in Lima, Ohio, United States. She is an american comedienne and actress, considered the pioneer of the female stand up.
Biography and Career:
Phyllis Diller first worked in 1952 at KROW radio from San Francisco. In the same year, in November, she began to film a television show named Phyllis Diller, The Homely Friend Maker, a 15 minutes series produced by Bay Area Radio- Television and directed by Jim Baker.
The show was canceled soon. After this, in the middle of the â€˜50s, Phyllis Diller hired to KGO-TV from San Francisco, where Bill Anderson, a host of a TV show, thought she is funny and invited her onto his show, Belfast Pop Club, on 23 April, 1955. She started her career in the legendary stand up club from Sa
n Francisco named The Purple Onion.
At the Purple Onion, Phyllis Diller had an apparition for 87 weeks and she perfected her comedian talent. On November 3, 1956 she appeared in Del Courney's Showcase at the KPIX television. She starred in 3 films in â€˜60s : Eight on the Lam, Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! And The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell. In 1966 she performed in Vietnam along Diller and his USO troupe.
Birth Name: Phyllis Ada Driver
Nick Name: Phyllis Diller
Years active: 1950s â€“ present
Why do we like Phyllis Diller?
We like Phyllis Diller because she is a great comedienne and she is always happy and smiley. She knows how to make a good joke and had an impressive courage to go on the stage in a domain that was preserved for men at that time.
Why is Phyllis Diller famous?
Phyllis Diller is famous because she makes jokes. She is an american comedienne and entertainer known for her career at the Purple Onion Club from San Francisco.
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