9. Starting As A Standup Comedian In 1980-1986
When she was eighteen years old, Barr moved to Colorado where she began to pursue her career as a standup comedian. She told her parents she was going to stay with a friend for two weeks and never returned. Barr appeared on The Tonight Show in 1985 and later tried out at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. The following year, she performed on Late Night with David Letterman in 1986.