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Timeline and Marriages of Phyllis Diller


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Phyllis Diller's Companion -- Robert P. Hastings (1985-1996)
Phyllis Diller in 1996

American actress and comedian Phyllis Diller at the premiere of Bruce Beresford's film 'Last Dance' at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre, Beverly Hills, California, April 24, 1996.

Photo: Darlene Hammond / Hulton Archive / Getty Images
Robert Hastings was, according to Phyllis, "the love of my life."


Robert P. Hastings: May 23, 1910.


Robert Hastings: May 23, 1996 in Los Angeles, California.

When Phyllis and Robert Met:

Robert and Phyllis met in 1985. He was seventy-five and she was sixty-eight and although Phyllis thought they were from "totally different worlds" she thought they complemented each other "perfectly."
Phyllis: "An Anglophile and an authority on Winston Churchill, Bob Hastings was the most fabulous gentleman; a refinded, immaculately dressed bon viveur who knocked me out from the moment we first set eyes on each other at his home in Pasadena, a few miles northeast of Los Angeles."
Source: Phyllis Diller, Richard Buskin. Like a Lampshade in a Whorehouse: My Life in Comedy. 2005. pg. 238.


Robert: Lawyer.

Phyllis Diller's Marriages and Relationships

  • Sherwood Diller and Phyllis Diller
  • Warde Donovan and Phyllis Diller
  • Robert Hastings and Phyllis Diller
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