Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95 on Monday, the family tells Eyewitness News.
The family said she died peacefully in her sleep.
Diller suffered a heart attack in 1999 and was later fitted with a pacemaker.
Phyllis began her career in 1952 — and rose to fame with her TV specials alongside Bob Hope in the 1960s.
What do you think were her finest moments?
Melissa Myers has worked as an entertainment journalist for ten years,
both in London and New York.
She has done a daily gossip column on British newspaper the Daily Star
where she interviewed everyone from Tom Cruise and George Clooney to
Simon Cowell and Jennifer Lopez. She also worked as the News Director
of In Touch in New York for the past six years, before launching her
own site www.celebzter.com, which aims to provide smart content for smart women.