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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 30 January 1958Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Birth NameBrett Anderson
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Brett Butler was born on January 30, 1958 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA as Brett Anderson. She is an actress and producer, known for Grace Under Fire (1993), Anger Management (2012) and Mrs. Harris (2005). She was previously married to Ken Zieger and Charles Michael Wilson.

Spouse (2)

Ken Zieger (August 1987 - 1999) (divorced)
Charles Michael Wilson (July 1978 - 1981) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Her baritone speaking-voice

Trivia (7)

Made two appearances on Dolly Parton's 1987 Variety Show, Dolly. The first was her stand-up comedy act, the second, a comedy skit with Dolly. She became a writer on the Dolly show after her first appearance.
Has four younger sisters: Tana, Toren, Kristen and Katy.
Worked as a cocktail waitress before becoming a success in the entertainment industry.
Was named after Lady Brett Ashley in "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway. Her mother's remarriage to Bob Butler when Brett was six changed her surname from Anderson to Butler.
Her Grace Under Fire (1993) co-star Julie White didn't appear in the show's last season because the situation on the set became difficult due to Brett's addiction problems.
Shortly before the end of Grace Under Fire (1993), she went into rehab for painkiller addiction.
In 2007, Brett moved to a farm she had bought back in her native Georgia where she lost most of the 100 pounds she had gained. Then she lost the farm, was broke, and was also briefly homeless.

Personal Quotes (4)

I was married to a subliterate, terra-cotta-toothed imbecile with violent tendencies.
I'm so Southern I'm related to myself.
I hate bigots so much it makes me one.
[Jan. 2013] I lost my husband, my job, the respect of people I admire greatly, everything. But I still didn't sober up for another six months. The closeness that I came to dying was really remarkable.

Salary (1)

Grace Under Fire (1993) $100,000 /episode

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