A true Comedy Genius...
"The world has lost a true trailblazer, a gracious and kind woman, beloved by all," here manager Milt Suchin
Comedian Phyllis Diller -- who paved the way for today's female comics -- has died/.
Sources close to Diller tell us the comedian died at her L.A. home, surrounded by family. She was 95.
We're told Diller had recently fallen, hurting her wrist and hip, and her health had been on the decline ever since. She had been living in hospice care at her home.
Diller suffered a heart attack in 1999 and was later fitted with a pacemaker.
Phyllis began her career all the way back in 1952 -- and rose to fame with her TV specials alongside Bob Hope in the 1960s.