Mayim Bialik

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Mayim Bialik
Bialik at the 2011 Gracie Awards
Mayim Hoya Bialik

(1975-12-12) December 12, 1975 (age 48)
Other namesDr. Mayim Bialik
EducationPhD in neuroscience[source?]
Occupation(s)Actress, author
Years active1987–present
Spouse(s)Michael Stone
(m. 2003–2012, divorced)
Children2 sons

Mayim Bialik (born December 12, 1975 in San Diego) is an American actress and neuroscientist. Her most notable television series are NBC's Blossom and CBS' The Big Bang Theory. In Blossom, Bialik played a teenage girl living with her father. In The Big Bang Theory, she plays Amy Farrah Fowler. Bialik has also acted in a number of movies, including Beaches in 1988. many voices of TV shows include, The Powerpuff Girls in Season 9, Recess, Johnny Bravo, Nutri Ventures, Jonny Quest, Star Vs. The Forces of Evil, Lloyd In Space, etc. In 2021, she was a guest host on Jeopardy! after the death of Alex Trebek. After Mike Richards resigned as host, Bialik split hosting duties with Ken Jennings for the remainder of the 2021-22 season. Bialik and Jennings were both named permanent Jeopardy! hosts in 2022. However, Bialik was let go in 2023 while Jennings became the sole host.

Personal life[change | change source]

Bialik is Jewish.[1] She married Michael Stone on August 31, 2003. The couple have two sons, and divorced in May 2013.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Bialik obtained a PhD in neuroscience from UCLA.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role
1988 Beaches Young Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom
Pumpkinhead Wallace kid
1994 Don't Drink the Water Susan Hollander
2005 Kalamazoo? Maggie Goldman
2011 The Chicago 8 Nancy Kurshan
2012 Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire Maria (Voice)
Television - Live Action
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Beauty and the Beast Ellie Episode: "No Way Down"
1988 The Facts of Life Jennifer Cole Episodes: "The Beginning of the Beginning", "The Beginning of the End"
1988–1989 Webster Frieda eight episodes
1989–1990 Empty Nest Laurie Kincaid Episodes: "The R.N. Who Came to Dinner", "Harry Knows Best"
MacGyver Lisa Woodman Episodes: "Cease Fire", "Twenty Questions", "Hearts of Steel"
Molloy Molloy Martin Episodes: "Pilot", "Surprise"
Murphy Brown Natalie Episode: "I Want My FYI"
1990–1995 Blossom Blossom Russo 114 episodes
1991 Sea World's Mother Earth Celebration (on Nickelodeon) Herself Played a mall-a-holic who knows little about animals and nature until she hears about friends' experiences. Her neighborhood mysteriously "flies off" to Sea World where she's able to use her new knowledge and learn more facts.
1993 The Hidden Room Jillie Episode: "Jillie"
1994 Don't Drink the Water Susan Hollander Woody Allen's TV remake
1994–1995 The John Larroquette Show Rachel Episodes: "The Book of Rachel", "Rachel and Ton", "Rachel Redux"
1998 Welcome to Paradox Rita Episode: "Alien Jane"
2009 Saving Grace Esther Episode: "Mooooooooo"
What Not To Wear Herself Clinton Kelly nominated her for the show, having been a fan of hers since Blossom
Bones Genie Gormon Episode: "The Cinderella in the Cardboard"
2010 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Dr. Wilameena Bink Episodes: "You Don’t Know What You’ve Got...", "Just Say Me", "Let's Try That Again", "The Rhythm of Life"
'Til Death Herself Episodes: "The Break-Up", "Merit Play", "Baby Steps"
2010–2019 The Big Bang Theory Amy Farrah Fowler Introduced in season 3 finale, guest until episode 5 of season 4, main cast starring role since episode 8 of season 4
2021-Present Call Me Kat Kat Based on Miranda, a BBC show by Miranda Hart
2021-Present Jeopardy! Herself Syndicated host, 65 shows

References[change | change source]

  1. Mayim Bialik honored by ADL
  2. ""The Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik finalizes divorce". CBS News. May 29, 2013. Archived from the original on May 31, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013.

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