B&B Guest Star Phyllis Diller Dead At 95
Comedienne and actress, Phyllis Diller, who guest-starred on “The Bold and the Beautiful” as Gladys numerous times, most recently on the show’s 25th Anniversary, has passed away at the age of 95. According to TMZ she had recently taken a fall which may have led to her declining health. She died at home surrounded by loved ones.
“B&B” executive producer/headwriter, Bradley Bell, issued a statement to Soaps.com, saying, “I was saddened to hear of the passing of Phyllis Diller who was a life-long friend of my mother, Lee Phillip Bell, and a long term character, “Gladys Pope”, on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’. Her last television performance, at 95 years old, was on our show. Phyllis will be remembered by the laughter she brought to those who knew and loved her, including audiences around the world.”
Enjoy this clip of Diller’s last performance on “B&B” below:
Soaps.com extends condolences to Diller's family and friends.
Read about Susan Flannery leaving B&B.
Join us on Twitter @soapoperafan and Facebook. Come tweet and Facebook with us about "The Bold And The Beautiful," all the other soap operas, "Dallas," "Glee," "Grey’s Anatomy," "Vampire Diaries," and "Venice The Series."
Header photo: FayesVision/Wenn.com
- Candace Young