Brett Butler

Brett Butler
Promoted as "a good ol' girl" version of Lenny Bruce, this bleached blonde, acid-tongued and sharp-witted comic made a name for herself in stand-up comedy before landing her own sitcom, "Grace Under Fire" (ABC, 1993-98). Named after Lady Brett Ashley in Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises", Butler describes herself as "proletarian, but literate" and that intelligence shines through in her...