Maria Bamford

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Maria Bamford
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Bamford in 2011
Birth nameMaria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford
Born (1970-09-03) September 3, 1970 (age 51)
Port Hueneme, California, U.S.
MediumStand-up, television, film
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota (BA)
Years active1989–present
GenresObservational comedy, character comedy, surreal humor, alternative comedy, dark comedy
Subject(s)Pop culture, personal life, mental health
Spouse
Scott Marvel Cassidy (m. 2015)
Websitemariabamford.com

Maria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford (born September 3, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She is the voice of Pema in Nickelodeon cartoon The Legend of Korra notable various cartoon companies like Cartoon Network includes, her role related to Princess Morbucks in Season 3 from Craig McCracken's The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time, Dexter's Laboratory, Nickelodeon includes CatDog, Hey, Arnold, The Legend of Korra, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, SpongeBob SquarePants, Barnyard, as well the It's Pony, others like, Nutri Ventures, Shorty McShorts Short, Coconut Fred. She is also known for her Netflix comedy specials.[1][2]

Early life and education[change | change source]

Bamford was born on September 3, 1970 at California, United States. Bamford has stated that when she was younger she was often troubled with her anxiety and bouts of what she has called "Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome", a subset of obsessive–compulsive disorder.[3]

She attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, but Bamford transferred to the University of Edinburg. After a year in Scotland, she transferred back to her home state and enrolled at the University of Minnesota. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Filmography

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maria Bamford: the special special special!". Chill. November 29, 2012. Archived from the original on January 19, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  2. "Maria Bamford". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-11-18.
  3. Corbett, Sara (2014-07-17). "The Weird, Scary and Ingenious Brain of Maria Bamford". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-11-18.