What young stand up comedienne was able to marry John Travolta in the feature film "Lucky Numbers," got to make out with John Cryer on the ABC series "The Trouble with Normal" and teach Jenna Elfman how to play the violin on the hit series "Dharma and Greg?" Maria Bamford. Maria is a Duluth, Minnesota native who left Minnesota for Hollywood. Maria started her stand up career performing at comedy clubs in Minneapolis. Maria made a stop on her way to Hollywood at the HBO U.S.