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




Born in 1917, she is 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.

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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