Actress/comedian Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95, the legendary first of first queen of comedy, died Monday at her Los Angeles home. She was 95.
“She was a true pioneer,” Fred Wostbrock said. “The first female stand-up comedian. She paved the way for everybody.
She paved the way for Joan Rivers, Ellen DeGeneres, Chelsea Handler. Phyllis was the first of the first. The first female to play Vegas … she was on Broadway, she made movies. She did it all.”