Maria Bamford

Active - 2005 - 2015  |   Born - in Port Hueneme, California, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Children's/Family

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  • Early stand-up appearances in Minnesota often found her performing with a shaved head and playing a violin while cracking jokes. 
  • While attending Scotland's University of Edinburgh, was part of improvisational-comedy group the Improverts, whose alumni include Ewen MacIntosh (BBC's The Office) and Kevin McKidd (Rome).
  • Named to Variety's 10 Comics to Watch list in 2000.
  • Received the Barry Award for best performer at the 2004 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
  • Has lent her voice to the Nickelodeon animated series CatDog, as well as feature films Stuart Little 2 (2002) and Barnyard (2006).