The comedian has died today.
Phyllis Diller the comedian that many people who lived after the 1950s knew and loved died today. She was 95 years old.
Throughout her carreer she was known for jokes that would seem to have come from a more male point of view.
In additon to that many of the jokes she used were directed at herself. This added another layer to her humor and was key in making her succesful.
In 1999 Diller had a heart attack which resulted in her having a pacemaker installed.
She died August 20 2011. This occurred during her sleep. At this time no other details of her death are known. Other than the fact that her son found her dead with a smile on her face.