Mayim Bialik

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Mayim Bialik
Mayim Bialik at Gracie Awards Gala crop.jpg
Bialik at the 2011 Gracie Awards
Born Mayim Hoya Bialik
(1975-12-12) December 12, 1975 (age 42)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Other names Dr. Mayim Bialik
Education PhD in neuroscience
Occupation Actress, author
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Michael Stone
(m. 2003–2012, divorced)
Children 2 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.

Personal life[change | change source]

Bialik is Jewish.[1] She married Michael Stone on August 31, 2003. The couple have two sons together: Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone, born October 10, 2005, and Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone, born August 15, 2008.[2] Bialik and Stone divorced in May 2013.[3]

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"
1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. Candace Episode: "Ask Dr. Doogie"
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"
2005 Fat Actress Herself Episodes: "The Koi Effect", "Holy Lesbo Batman"
7th Heaven Cathy Episode: "Dick"
2005, 2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm Jodi Funkhauser Episodes: "The Bowtie", "The TiVo Guy", "The Ida Funkhouser Roadside Memorial"
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–present 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
Television - voice
Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten Petey
1995, 1996 The Adventures of Hyperman Brittany Bright Episodes: #1.1 and "Oceans a Leavin'"
1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Lucy Episode: "The Alchemist"
Julia/French Woman Episode: "Assault on Questworld:
1996, 1999 Hey Arnold! Maria Episodes: "6th Grade Girls/The Baseball", "Dinner for Four/Phoebe Skips"
1997 Johnny Bravo Tour Guide Episode: "Going Batty/Berry the Butler/Red Faced in the White House"
Extreme Ghostbusters Girl in Future Episode: "Ghost Apocalyptic Future"
1997, 1998, 2000 Recess Kirsten Kurst Episodes: "The Break-In", "The Girl Was Trouble", "The Ratings Game"
2003 X2: Wolverine's Revenge Bush Pilot, May Deuce video game
2003, 2004 Kim Possible Justine Flanner Episodes: "The Secret Files", "Partners"
2005 Katbot Paula never aired

References[change | change source]

  1. Mayim Bialik honored by ADL
  2. "Mayim Bialik Welcomes Second Son, Frederick Heschel". 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  3. ""The Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik finalizes divorce". CBS News. May 29, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 

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