Is an award winning actor and voice artist from New York City. She has appeared in London's West End and on Broadway. Over the years, she has become one of the most sought after voices in the audiobook industry having recorded over 500 titles across a distinguished body of work. One critic wrote "Barbara is to audiobooks what Meryl Streep is to film'.
She has been inducted into Audible's Narrator Hall of Fame.
On TV, Barbara has been seen on Law and Order, Gotham, Homeland, House of Cards. But it is the defining role of the bald,cancer ridden prisoner MIss Rosa on the Netflix Original series 'Orange Is The New Black' that extended her popularity to a worldwide audience.