Mayim Bialik

Mayim Hoya Bialik ( born December 12, 1975 in San Diego, California) is an American actress. She was known primarily through her ​​starring role as Blossom Russo in the television series Blossom, and Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler later than in the series The Big Bang Theory.


Bialik was born as the daughter of Barry Bialik and Beverly (nee Winkelman ) in San Diego, California. She has Polish-Jewish, Czech -Jewish and Hungarian Jewish ancestors who emigrated in the early 1930s in the United States. Your first name of Mayim is Hebrew, meaning water, her last name was created by the Polish word Bialy, which means as much as white. She attended Walter Reed Junior High School in North Hollywood, California. After the end of the series Blossom, she studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, although they would also have Harvard University and Yale University to visit. In 2001, she first made her Bachelor of Science and then in 2007 her PhD in neuroscience. In their work they dealt with the Prader -Willi syndrome. Mayim Bialik Furthermore plays piano, trumpet and bass guitar and is fluent in Spanish.

In 1989 she won the Young Artist Award for " Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Fantasy" for her role in the film girlfriends, in which she played the children's part of the role of Bette Midler. After Bialik's own admission, this role was responsible for ensuring that they got the lead role in Blossom from 1991.

During her time at UCLA, she was only sporadically (eg Fat Actress ) can be seen as an actress in various series. She was also active as a voice actor for animated series and video games. In 2005 she appeared for the first time in a leading role in the film Kalamazoo? with and went from 2005 to 2007 in three episodes of the series Curb Your Enthusiasm! as Jodi Funkhouser on. Since 2010 she is seen as Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, where it occurs in a direct allusion to her own graduation as a doctorate neurobiologist. Her performance earned her a 2012 and 2013 an Emmy nomination.

Since 2003, she was with Michael Stone, who converted to Judaism together with his mother, married and has two children with him. In November 2012 it was announced that Bialik and her husband are getting divorced. In May 2013, the divorce became final. In March 2012, written by Bialik book, Beyond the Sling, in which it comes to attachment parenting appeared.

Bialik is vegan and sat down in 2012, among other things with the PETA campaign " Get rid of the meat - Are you vegan " for animal rights.

Also in 2012, Bialik was presented as a spokeswoman for the U.S. technology company Texas Instruments. Under this cooperation Bialik want inspire young people in mathematics and science.

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