Maria Bamford is the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. She is known for her self deprecating humor. Her series, The Maria Bamford Show is a part autobiographical, part fictional depiction of her moving back into her dysfunctional home with her family. She is known for her impressions and her one-woman-showmanship.
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