Before entering show business, bar tended, sold clothes, shucked oysters, peddled vacuums, waited tables and worked as a paralegal. Dropped out of the University of New Orleans after one semester. At a 1982 Showtime stand-up competition, was voted the Funniest Person in America for her "conversation with God" monologue. Named Best Female Comedy Club Stand-Up at the 1991 American Comedy Awards. Was offered Sandra Bullock's role in the 1994 action smash Speed, but turned it down; also passed on… Show more
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Boston Ballet presents 'Coppélia'
at Boston Opera HouseWed 5/22 1:00p