SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Maria Bamford

Full / Real Name: Maria Elizabeth Sheldon Bamford
Born: 03 September 1970 (49 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

7.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Maria Bamford is an American stand-up comedian and voice actor best known for her portrayal of her dysfunctional family and self-deprecating comedy involving jokes about depression and anxiety.

Her comedy style draws upon surrealism and incorporates voice impressions of various character types.

Maria was born in Port Hueneme, California at the Naval Base. Her parents are Joel (dermatologist) and Marilyn (therapist) of Duluth, Minnesota.

She attended Chester Park Elementary and Marshall High School in Duluth and went on to attend Bates College (Lewiston, ME), University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and received a degree in Creative Writing at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

She started stand-up in Minneapolis at the age of 19 at Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret and 10 years later, made her first appearance on the Tonight Show.


LATEST ARTICLES

Comic Con Africa calls for artists for 2020 hoodie design challenge

How to get your fan art onto a limited edition Puma hoodie.


Black Brain Pictures now casting for four male characters for new drama series

A brief of each character and how to audition.


TV and film production internships up for grabs for graduates

Script writing, editing, animation and... apply for an internship in multiple disciplines.


Filmmaking competish offers R50,000 documentary budget as first prize

It's Opportunities Day on TVSA. There may be a pandemic but there are still opportunities afoot.


New on TV today: Thursday 13 August

Period drama Barkskins brings the weird to Nat Geo, as Louis Theroux talks to anorexia on SABC3.


Skeem Saam Teasers - September 2020

Pretty resorts to desperate measures. Also, Koloi's future education is dictated.


Binnelanders Teasers - September 2020

Faf tries to play Annelize and Conrad off one another.


New on TV today: Wednesday 12 August

Netflix tackles the corrupt wellness industry in (Un)Well and 9-1-1: Lone Star comes to Compact.


New! Brave & Beautiful Teasers - August 2020

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's 19h00 novela (replaces Kulfi) ahead of its premiere on Tuesday, 18th...


Movie Review: Seriously Single

Seriously Single on Netflix joins the South African rom-com 'renaissance', but is it a worthy entry?

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






10-Day Clean Eating Challenge

×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.