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Mayim Bialik

Mostly Credited As: Mayim Bialik
Birth Name: Mayim Hoya Bialik
Date Of Birth: December 12, 1975 (Age 38)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: San Diego, California
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mayim Bialik


Mayim Bialik, born Mayim Hoya Bialik, on December 12, 1975. Her heritage is Jewish, descended from holocaust survivors that moved to the U.S. She grew up attending both public and religious schools while she worked on commercials, and television spots. She’s best known for her lead role as the titular character Blossom, from 1990 to 1995. Her education took a turn for the extreme when she chose UCLA over Yale and Harvard, both schools had accepted her. She obtained her B.S in Neuroscience, and Hebrew and Jewish Studies from UCLA in 2000. She stayed at UCLA to get her Ph.D, specializing in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in adolescents with Prader Willi syndrome. While in school becoming Dr. Mayim Bialik, she kept her feet wet by working seven media projects and having her first baby. Since being done with formal education she’s kept up with both her religious studies and parenting studies. She’s also joined the cast of the award winning show ‘The Big Bang Theory’, as Amy Farrah Fowler, prompting a resurgence of her international popularity.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Big Bang Theory (2007)As: Amy Farrah Fowler (Season 4-; recurring previously)
Blossom (1991)As: Blossom Russo
Molloy (1990)As: Molloy Martin
Episode Cast Credits 

Access Hollywood Live (2010) 
  Season 4, Episode 164 04x164: (Apr/24/2014) As Herself 

Katie (2012) (2012) 
  Dangerous Teen Trends 02x136: (Apr/14/2014) As Herself 

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  TLC's Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, Is Helping Our Entire Audience Frost Cakes; They're Following Along to Learn His Expert Techniques! 08x108: (Feb/27/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  Big Bang Theory 05x103: (Feb/25/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 31 63x31: (Feb/24/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Real Time With Bill Maher (2003) 
  Bill Nye; Eric Klinenberg, Jeremy Scahill and Andrew Sullivan; Mayim Bialik 12x05: (Feb/14/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Hollywood Game Night (2013) 
  How I Met Your Buzzer 02x04: (Jan/27/2014) As Herself 

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Zooey Deschanel | Mayim Balik | Sherri Shepherd 01x47: (Nov/18/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Survivor (2000) 
  Season 24 Reunion Special! 24x15: (May/13/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Conan (2010) 
  That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Think I'm Doing This Suicide Thing Wrong 02x69: (Mar/28/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Big Bang Theory (2007) 
  The Desperation Emanation 04x05: (Oct/21/2010) As Amy (Amy Farrah Fowler) 
  The Zazzy Substitution 04x03: (Oct/07/2010) As Amy (Amy Farrah Fowler) 
  The Robotic Manipulation 04x01: (Sep/23/2010) As Amy (Amy Farrah Fowler) 
  The Lunar Excitation 03x23: (May/24/2010) As Amy (Amy Farrah Fowler) 

The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008) 
  Get Out of Town 03x03: (Jun/21/2010) As Dr. Wilameena Bink 
  Accentuate the Positive 03x02: (Jun/14/2010) As Dr. Wilameena Bink 
  The Rhythm of Life 02x19: (Feb/15/2010) As Dr. Wilameena Bink 
  Let's Try That Again 02x18: (Feb/08/2010) As Dr. Wilameena Bink 

'Til Death (2006) 
  Baby Steps 04x32: (May/09/2010) As Dr. Bialick 
  Merit Pay 04x19: (Mar/07/2010) As Dr. Bialick 
  The Break-Up 04x13: (Feb/14/2010) As Dr. Bialick 

Bones (2005) 
  The Cinderella in the Cardboard 04x20: (Apr/15/2009) As Genie Gormon 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Blossom 10x08: (Aug/21/2005) As Herself 

Fat Actress (2005) 
  Holy Lesbo Batman 01x03: (Mar/21/2005) As Herself 

Kim Possible (2002) 
  Partners 02x26: (Mar/12/2004) Voiced  Justine Flanner 

7th Heaven (1996) 
  Dick (2) 07x20: (May/05/2003) As Cathy 

Where Are They Now? (1999) 
  Kid Stars 02x04: (Oct/22/2002) As Herself 

Hey Arnold! (1996) 
  Dinner for Four/Phoebe Skips 04x05: (Mar/31/1999) Voiced  Maria 
  6th Grade Girls/The Baseball 01x05: (Nov/04/1996) Voiced  Maria 

Welcome To Paradox (1998) 
  Alien Jane 01x07: (Sep/28/1998) As Rita 

The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1996) 
  The Alchemist 01x12: (Sep/10/1996) Voiced  Lucy 
  Assault On Questworld 01x08: (Sep/04/1996) Voiced  Julia, French Woman 

The John Larroquette Show (1993) 
  The Book of Rachel 02x08: (Nov/15/1994) As Rachel 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Mayim Bialik, Dennis Franz, Paul Krassner 01x16: (Oct/04/1993) As Herself 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) 
  Show #4276 29x46: (Jan/08/1991) As Herself 

MacGyver (1985) 
  Twenty Questions 06x04: (Oct/08/1990) As Lisa Woodman 
  Hearts of Steel 05x19: (Apr/09/1990) As Lisa Goodman 
  Cease Fire 05x04: (Oct/09/1989) As Lisa Woodman 

Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989) 
  Ask Dr. Doogie 02x03: (Sep/26/1990) As Candace 

Murphy Brown (1988) 
  I Want My FYI 02x16: (Jan/29/1990) As Natalie 

Empty Nest (1988) 
  The R.N. Who Came to Dinner 02x08: (Nov/25/1989) As Laurie Kincaid 

The Facts of Life (1979) 
  The Beginning of the Beginning 09x24: (May/07/1988) As Jennifer Cole 
  The Beginning of the End 09x23: (Apr/30/1988) As Jennifer Cole 

Beauty and the Beast (US) (1987) 
  No Way Down 01x04: (Oct/16/1987) As Ellie 

Riot (2014) 
  Will Sasso and Mayim Bialik 01x06: (Unaired) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]
Trivia

Plays bass guitar, piano, trumpet and the harp.


Studies the texts related to her faith on a regular basis.

Was publicly criticized for breast feeding longer than the accepted norm.

Is the only cast member of 'The Big Bang Theory' who has any idea what their character is talking about.

Mayim Bialik Quotes
Auditions are hard. You should see what most of the women look like when I audition for things - they look like they should be on the catwalk.

I get maybe four hours of sleep a night. I'm a little bit crazy.

I'm technically a vegan, but I do eat egg if it's in things.

I've never had a sinus infection or been on antibiotics since cutting out dairy.

My first son didn't really take a bottle, and I didn't like giving bottles.

The most empowering feminist act is for women to be taught about the ways babies bond and then decide what they want to do.

Actors are a lot like professors on dissertation committees - it's a lot of ego, a lot of rallying for position, there is a lot at stake in every single interaction.

I basically look like a lot of modern Orthodox people you know, but I work on a TV show where I sometimes have to kiss Jim Parsons. That's why I don't take on the title of modern Orthodox, but in terms of ideology and theology I pretty much sound like a liberal modern Orthodox person.

I have a neuroscience background - that's what my doctorate is in - and I was trained to study hormones of attachment, so I definitely feel my parenting is informed by that.

I've become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting that... basically, the way mammals parent and the way people have parented for pretty much all of human history except the last 200 years or so.

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