Acclaimed stand-up Comedian, Producer & Auther.
Carol began her career as a stand up comedian in such well know Manhattan comedy clubs as the Comic Strip, Catch a Rising Star and the Improv. Her “big break” came when David Letterman unexpectedly showed up at the Comic Strip and caught one of her performances. His visit led to twenty-five appearances on NBC’s “Late Night with David Letterman” In addition, Dave also produced Carol’s 1988 Cinemax special entitled “Carol Doesn’t Leifer Anymore”.
Shortly thereafter, Carol wrote, produced and starred in three specials for Showtime: “Carol Leifer Comedy Cruise” (1989) “Really Big Shoo” (1990) and “Gaudy and Bawdy and Blue” in 1992 which was nominated for three cable ACE awards. She also appeared in HBO’s “Young Comedians Special” and the “Rodney Dangerfield Special”.