People

Phyllis Dare

August 15th, 1890 - April 27th, 1975

Phyllis Dare (born Phyllis Constance Haddie Dones; 15 August 1890 – 27 April 1975) was an English singer and actress, famous for her performances in Edwardian musical comedy and other musical theatre in the first half of the 20th century.

Phyllis Davis

July 17th, 1940 - September 27th, 2013

Phyllis Ann Davis (July 17, 1940 – September 27, 2013) was an American actress who appeared primarily on television. She co-starred on the 1978–1981 dramatic detective series Vega$ as Beatrice Travis, office manager and girl Friday for the show's main character, Las Vegas private detective Dan Tanna, played by Robert Urich.

Phyllis Diller

July 17th, 1917 - August 20th, 2012

Phyllis Ada Diller (née Driver; July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012) was an American stand-up comedian, actress, author, musician, and visual artist, best known for her eccentric stage persona, self-deprecating humor, wild hair and clothes, and exaggerated, cackling laugh.

Phyllis Fraser

born April 13th, 1916

Phyllis Cerf Wagner, also known as Phyllis Fraser, was an American socialite, writer, publisher, and actress. She was a co-founder of Beginner Books.

Phyllis Frelich

born February 29th, 1944

Phyllis Annetta Frelich was a deaf American actress. She was the first deaf actor to win a Tony Award.

Phyllis Hyman

July 6th, 1949 - June 30th, 1995

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 notable songs were "You Know How to Love Me" (1979), "Living All Alone" (1986) and "Don't Wanna Change the World" (1991). Hyman also performed on Broadway in the 1981 musical based on the music of Duke Ellington, Sophisticated Ladies, which ran from 1981 until 1983. The musical earned her a Theatre World Award and a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.

Phyllis Kirk

September 18th, 1927 - October 19th, 2006

Phyllis Kirk (born Phyllis Kirkgaard; September 18, 1927 – October 19, 2006) was an American actress.

Phyllis Krasilovsky

died February 26th, 2014

Phyllis Louise Krasilovsky was an American writer of children's books.

Phyllis Logan

born January 11th, 1956

Phyllis Logan (born 11 January 1956) is a Scottish actress, known for playing Lady Jane Felsham in Lovejoy (1986–1993) and Mrs Hughes (later Carson) in Downton Abbey (2010–2015). She won the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer for the 1983 film Another Time, Another Place. Her other film appearances include Secrets & Lies (1996), Shooting Fish (1997), Downton Abbey (2019) and Misbehaviour (2020).

Phyllis McGinley

born March 21st, 1905

Phyllis McGinley was an American author of children's books and poetry. Her poetry was in the style of light verse, specializing in humor, satiric tone and the positive aspects of suburban life. She won a Pulitzer prize in 1961.

Phyllis Neilson-Terry

October 15th, 1892 - September 25th, 1977

Phyllis Neilson-Terry (15 October 1892 – 25 September 1977) was an English actress. She was a member of the third generation of the theatrical dynasty the Terry family. After early successes in the classics, including several leading Shakespearean roles, she spent more than four years in the US, in generally lightweight presentations.

Phyllis Newman

born March 19th, 1933

Phyllis Newman was 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 musical Subways Are for Sleeping on Broadway, received the Isabelle Stevenson Award in 2009 and was nominated another Tony for Broadway Bound (1987), as well as two nominations for Drama Desk Awards.

Phyllis Povah

July 21st, 1893 - August 7th, 1975

Phyllis Povah (July 21, 1893 – August 7, 1975) was an American stage and film actress.

Phyllis Somerville

born December 12th, 1943

Phyllis Jeanne Somerville (December 12, 1943 – July 16, 2020) was an American stage, film, and television actress. She is best known for her roles in Little Children (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Surviving Family (2012), The Big C (2010–2013), and Outsiders (2016–2017).

Phyo Zeya Thaw

born March 26th, 1981

Phyo Zeya Thaw was a Burmese politician and hip-hop artist who was detained and executed for the perceived anti-government messages of his lyrics. Amnesty International named Phyo Zeya Thaw a prisoner of conscience. Phyo Zeya Thaw was a member of Pyithu Hluttaw, the Lower House of the Burmese parliament. Phyo Zeya Thaw, along with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, were elected to the lower house on 1 April 2012.

Pi Guangye

died March 16th, 0943

Pi Guangye, courtesy name Wentong (文通), was an official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Wuyue, serving as a chancellor during the reign of its second king Qian Yuanguan.

Piá (footballer, born 1982)

born March 22nd, 1982

João Batista Inácio, commonly known as Piá, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a forward.

Pia Giancaro

born March 12th, 1950

Pia Giancaro (born 12 March 1950) is an Italian former actress and television personality.

Pia Guanio

born October 24th, 1974

Liana Pia Coronado Guanio-Mago (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈpɪjɐ ˈgwɐnjɔ]; born October 24, 1974) is a Filipina actress and television presenter. She is head anchor for the entertainment program Showbiz Central. She is also the former showbiz segment anchor for the GMA Network primetime newscast 24 Oras and one of the co-host of the longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga!.

Pia Kjærsgaard

born February 23rd, 1947

Pia Merete Kjærsgaard is a Danish politician who was Speaker of the Danish Parliament from 2015 to 2019, and former leader of the Danish People's Party.

Pía Sebastiani

born February 27th, 1925

Olimpia Ana Pía Sebastiani was an Argentine pianist and composer.

Pia Wurtzbach

born September 24th, 1989

Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (/wɜːrtsbæk, -bɑːk/ Tagalog: [ˈpɪjɐ ɐˈlɔnsɔ ˈwuɾtsbɐk]; German: [ˈvʊʁtsbax]; born September 24, 1989), formerly known professionally as Pia Romero, is a Filipino model, actress and beauty queen who is known for being crowned Miss Universe 2015.

Pia Zadora

born May 4th, 1953

Pia Zadora is an American actress and singer. She debuted a child actress on Broadway, in regional theater, and in the film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). She came to national attention in 1981 when, following her starring role in the highly criticized Butterfly, she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year while simultaneously winning the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress and the Worst New Star for the same performance.

Picabo Street

born April 3rd, 1971

Picabo Street is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She won the super G at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the downhill at the 1996 World Championships, along with three other Olympic and World Championship medals. Street also won World Cup downhill season titles in 1995 and 1996, the first American woman to do so, along with nine World Cup downhill race wins. Street was inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004.

Picander

born January 14th, 1700

Christian Friedrich Henrici, writing under the pen name Picander, was a German poet and librettist for many of the cantatas which Johann Sebastian Bach composed in Leipzig.

Pichichi (footballer)

died March 1st, 1922

Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, known as Pichichi, was a Spanish footballer who played as a forward.

Pick Withers

born April 4th, 1948

David "Pick" Withers is an English rock and jazz drummer. He was the original drummer of the rock band Dire Straits and played on their first four albums, which included hit singles such as "Sultans of Swing", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Private Investigations". Withers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Dire Straits in 2018.

Pidge Browne

March 21st, 1929 - June 3rd, 1997

Prentice Almont "Pidge" Browne (March 21, 1929 – June 3, 1997) was an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, he was a longtime minor league star who had a half-season trial in Major League Baseball in 1962 in his 13th and final professional season at the age of 33. That year, as a member of the first-ever Houston Colt .45s squad, he participated in another unusual feat, representing a Houston-based professional baseball team at three different levels — Double-A (with the 1956–57 Houston Buffaloes of the Texas League), Triple-A (with the 1959 and 1961 Buffs of the American Association) and MLB (with the 1962 Colt .45s, known as the Astros since 1965).

Pie Traynor

died March 16th, 1972

Harold Joseph "Pie" Traynor was an American third baseman, manager, scout and radio broadcaster in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played his entire career between 1920 and 1937 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Traynor batted over .300 ten times, posting a career average of .320, and had seven seasons with over 100 runs batted in (RBI). With home runs limited by playing in Forbes Field, the most difficult park for power hitting in the National League (NL), he compensated by reaching double digits in triples eleven times, leading the league in 1923. He batted .346 in the 1925 World Series to help the Pirates take their first championship in 16 years.

Pier Angeli

June 19th, 1932 - September 10th, 1971

Pier Angeli (19 June 1932 – 10 September 1971), also credited under her real name, Anna Maria Pierangeli, was an Italian-born television and film actress who starred in American, British and European films throughout her career. Her American motion picture debut was in the starring role of the film Teresa (1951), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Young Star of the Year - Actress. She also worked as a singer and model.

Pier Giorgio Frassati

born April 6th, 1901

Pier Giorgio Frassati was an Italian Catholic activist and a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic. He was dedicated to Catholic social justice issues and joined several charitable organizations, including Catholic Action and the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, to better aid the poor and less fortunate living in his hometown of Turin; he put his own pious beliefs into practice to cater to their needs and was best known for his devotion and amiable character.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

born March 5th, 1922

Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian poet, film director, writer, screenwriter, actor and playwright. He is considered one of the defining public intellectuals in 20th-century Italian history, influential both as an artist and a political figure.
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