Stand-up comedian who went into acting by creating and starring in her own sitcom and guest starred in several films. She later served as a judge on The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?
After several years of pure standup comedy, she developed the sitcom Life's Work for ABC, which she also starred in.
She was married to Sam Baum, a part-time actor, and the couple had three sons and one daughter.
In the late 2000s, she turned to reality TV, creating the Oxygen competition show Dance Your Ass Off, hosted by Melanie Brown.