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Mitzi Shortman
OccupationBoarding House Owner
Agesomewhere between 1915 and 1917
FamilyFather Grandpa's father

Mother Grandpa's mother
Grandfather Grandpa's grandfather
Twin brother Phil
Sister-in-law Gertie
Nephew Miles
Grand-nephew Arnold

Best friendsUnknown
Voiced byPhyllis Diller

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 died after being hit by a milk truck in 1927. However, Phil and she eventually reunite 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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