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Famous People Named Phyllis

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Phyllis are out there? This list of celebrities named Phyllis will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Phyllis' below include actors named Phyllis and athletes named Phyllis, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Phyllis who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable people named Phyllis below include Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Schlafly, and Phyllis Davis.

  • Phyllis Diller

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 95 (1917-2012)

    BirthplaceLima, Ohio, USA


    Phyllis Ada Diller (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012) was an American actress and stand-up comedian, best known for her eccentric stage persona, her self-deprecating humor, her wild hair and clothes,...  more

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  • Phyllis Schlafly

    Activist, Author


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America


    Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (; born Phyllis McAlpin Stewart; August 15, 1924 – September 5, 2016) was an American constitutional lawyer and movement conservative. She held staunchly conservative social...  more
  • Age80

    BirthplacePort Arthur, Texas, USA


    Alternative NamePhyllis Davis

    Phyllis Ann Davis (July 17, 1940 – September 27, 2013) was an American actress who appeared primarily on television. She was most notably a co-star with the cast of the Aaron Spelling-produced...  more
  • Age64

    BirthplacePaisley, United Kingdom


    Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress, known for playing Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy (1986–93) and Mrs Hughes (later Carson) in Downton Abbey (2010–15). She won the BAFTA Award...  more
  • Phyllis Hyman

    Singer-songwriter, Actor

    AgeDec. at 46 (1949-1995)

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America


    Phyllis Linda Hyman (July 6, 1949 – June 30, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Hyman is best known for her music during the late 1970s through the early 1990s, some of her most...  more

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  • Age48

    BirthplaceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia


    Phyllis Quek (Chinese: 郭妃丽; Pinyin: Guō Fēilì) is a Malaysia-born model-turned-actress and singer in Singapore. She was prominently a full-time Mediacorp artiste from 1995 to 2001 but continues to...  more
  • Phyllis Newman

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, USA


    Phyllis Newman (born March 19, 1933) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre...  more
  • AgeDec. at 79 (1927-2006)

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York, United States of America


    Phyllis Kirk (born Phyllis Kirkegaard; September 18, 1927 – October 19, 2006) was an American actress....  more
  • AgeDec. at 48 (1950-1998)



    Phyllis Nelson (October 3, 1950 – January 12, 1998) was an American singer, most famous for her 1985 song "Move Closer", which topped the chart in the United Kingdom. Her son is the singer and record...  more
  • AgeDec. at 93 (1919-2012)

    BirthplacePortland, Maine, United States of America


    Phyllis St. Felix Thaxter (November 20, 1919 – August 14, 2012) was an American actress....  more
  • AgeDec. at 61 (1899-1960)

    BirthplaceDouglass, Kansas, United States of America


    Phyllis Maude Haver (January 6, 1899 – November 19, 1960) was an American actress of the silent film era....  more
  • Phyllis George

    Businessperson, Actor


    BirthplaceDenton, Texas, USA


    Phyllis Ann George (born June 25, 1949), Miss America 1971 and Miss Texas 1970, is an American businesswoman, actress, and former sportscaster. She was also the First Lady of Kentucky from 1979 to...  more
  • AgeDec. at 70 (1944-2014)

    BirthplaceDevils Lake, North Dakota, United States of America


    Phyllis Annetta Frelich (February 29, 1944 – April 10, 2014) was a deaf American actress....  more
  • Age76

    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa, United States of America


    Phyllis Jeanne Somerville (born December 12, 1943) is an American stage, film and television actress known for her work in The Big C, Little Children, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. ...  more
  • AgeDec. at 69 (1907-1976)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom


    Phyllis Konstam (14 April 1907 – 20 August 1976) was an English film actress born in London. She appeared in 11 films between 1928 and 1964, including four films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. She...  more
  • Age93

    BirthplaceWichita Falls, Texas, USA


    Phyllis Coates (born Gypsie Ann Evarts Stell; January 15, 1927) is an American actress best known for her portrayal of reporter Lois Lane in the 1951 film Superman and the Mole Men and in the first...  more

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  • Age76

    BirthplaceProvidence, Rhode Island, United States of America


    Phyllis Applegate is an actor....  more
  • Age87

    BirthplaceAnderson, Indiana


    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (born January 4, 1933) is an American writer best known for children's and young adult fiction. Naylor is best known for her children's-novel quartet Shiloh (a 1992 Newbery...  more
  • Phyllis Povah (July 21, 1893 – August 7, 1975) was an American stage and film actress....  more
  • AgeDec. at 87 (1915-2002)

    BirthplaceChelsea, London, United Kingdom


    Phyllis Hannah Murray-Hill (née Bickle; 18 February 1915 – 8 October 2002), known professionally as Phyllis Calvert, was an English film, stage and television actress. She was one of the leading...  more
  • Phyllis Smith

    Actor, Dancer


    BirthplaceLemay, Missouri, USA


    Phyllis Smith (born August 15, 1949) is an American actress and casting associate. She is best known for playing Phyllis Vance in the television series The Office and her critically acclaimed voice...  more
  • Phyllis Kennedy

    Comedian, Model

    AgeDec. at 84 (1914-1998)

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America


    Phyllis Kennedy (June 16, 1914 – December 29, 1998) was an American film actress....  more
  • Phyllis Huffman

    Casting Director

    AgeDec. at 62 (1944-2006)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America


    Phyllis Huffman (June 23, 1944 – March 2, 2006) was a casting director for film and television. She received numerous award nominations from the Casting Society of America (CSA) throughout her...  more
  • Phyllis Vine

  • Phyllis Miller