Mitzi Shortman is a fictional character in the Hey Arnold! TV Series.




Born in 1917, she's Grandpa's fraternal twin sister. Mitzi's older than Phil by 6 minutes. Their grandfather died in 1921. Phil and Mitzi stopped talking to each other when their pet dog, Pooter, ultimately died of injuries from getting hit by a milk-truck in 1927. However, Phil and Mitzi eventually reunite and, with some encouragement from Arnold, patching things up and Arnold puts a wonderful photo album of all three of them together from a fishing trip they went on.

Mitzi's only appearance was in the episode "Grandpa's Sister."

Voice Actress

On August 20th 2012, Mitzi's voice actress Phyllis Diller passed away after a string of health problems.

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