(written from a Production point of view)
Barlow is probably best known for portraying Flame in the 1993 drama series Key West which also featured regulars Denise Crosby, Brian Thompson, Leland Crooke, and Geno Silva. Throughout the 1980s she had featured and guest roles in episodes of The Facts of Life (1983, with Lee Arnone and Roger Perry), Dallas (1984, with Susan Howard, Tricia O'Neil, and Bill Quinn), The Jeffersons (1985), Sledge Hammer (1986, with Erik Cord), 9 to 5 (1987), and thirtysomething (1988, with Danitza Kingsley and John Durbin). She also performed stunts in the 1985 crime thriller The Boys Next Door, along with Scott Alan Cook and Debby Lynn Ross, and doubled actress Michelle Pfeiffer in some heavy moves in the fantasy sequel Batman Returns in 1992.
Following a recurring role as Brooke Lawson on the daily soap Days of Our Lives in 1989, Barlow had featured parts in the horror film Tales of the Unknown (1990, directed by Roger Nygard), the horror western Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (1990, with Brad Dourif), the fantasy comedy Defending Your Life (1991, with Michael Durrell, Julie Cobb, Time Winters, Marilyn Rockafellow, George Wallace, Ken Thorley, Leonard O. Turner, Hal Landon, Jr., Noley Thornton, and Arell Blanton), and the drama Dance of Desire (1996) on which she also worked as co-producer. Television guest roles also include The Golden Palace (1993, with Earl Boen) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1995, with Valerie Wildman).
In 2004 Barlow returned to the screen with a supporting role in the comedy drama Roomies on which she worked with Trek performers Darin Cooper and Dan Shor. Beside her work as an actress, Barlow focused her career to editing, producing, and directing. In 2009 she worked as editor and director on the short drama Pretty Twisted (with Wayne Pere) and as co-producer and additional editor on the documentary Room Zero. Further credits as editor include the short comedy Sledgefest! (2010, with Patti Tippo), the thriller Pretty Obsession (2011), and the romance The Guest House (2011).