Brett Butler is best known for her role as quick-witted Grace Kelly on the hit ABC-TV series "Grace Under Fire," where she not only served as the show’s star, but also the executive producer. She received a People’s Choice award for her work on the sitcom. She recently made her big return to the small screen as "Joy’s Mom" on the hilarious new NBC sitcom, "My Name Is Earl."
Brett has toured the United States with her sidesplitting no-holds-barred stand-up performance for more than 20 years. She’s known as the "Southern Lenny Bruce." Her keen observations, and bold, brash delivery combine to create a distinct and unforgettable comic style.
Besides her stand-up comedy and television work, Brett is also a notable author. Her autobiography, Knee Deep in Paradise, made The New York Times Bestseller list.