Diller, who began her career in the 1950s, appeared in a series of television and film productions over the course of her life, from Bob Hope specials to "Laugh In" to "Splendor in the Grass." She also starred in her own, "The Phyllis Diller Show.
Diller "broke the way for every woman comedian," John Rivers recently said of her colleague.
You can watch the late legend in action in the following series of videos that showcase her comedic chops and flare for self-parody.
Diller with The Muppets:
Diller with Liberace:
Diller on "What's My Line?"
Diller roasting President Ronald Reagan:
Diller voices "Mad Monster Party's" song "You're Different"