Big-mouthed Utah native, Barr put her motormouth to good use as a stand-up comedian from 1980 to 1986.
After landing her own HBO one-off, ABC commissioned her most famous showcase – sitcom
She’s stuck mostly to TV, but Barr put in a memorable, uglified turn in 1989’s
before lending her voice to a baby in
Look Who’s Talking Too
She even had a role as ‘Childless Woman’ in the sixth
Nightmare On Elm Street
Barr’s commendably straight-faced in
, though with a face made up to look like that, who could blame her?