About Maria Bamford
Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady
Dynamite, lauded as “revelatory” by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016’s
must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. The series was created by Mitch
Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park).
Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of
the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum
of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy
Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis
and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and
Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie.
Maria voices characters on numerous animated series including BoJack
Horseman, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots and PBS’s Emmywinning
series Word Girl. She can also be heard voicing lead roles on Fox’s
Golan the Insatiable and Yahoo’s Talking Tom & Friends.
Maria recurred as DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflix’s Arrested Development reboot,
for which she was praised as a “standout” (TIME) and “perhaps one of the high
points of the entire new season” (Black Book Magazine). She has also recurred
on USA’s Benched, FX’s critically-praised Louie, and currently recurs on the ABC
hit Fresh Off the Boat. Her new special Old Baby is available on Netflix.