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Mayim Bialik is most recently known for her award-winning role as Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory. During her 8-year run on the show, she received two Critics Choice Awards, four Emmy Award nominations and a SAG Award nomination. Following the iconic shows ending, Bialik signed a multi-faceted deal with Warner Bros. TV Group which includes a 2-year production deal for her production company, Sad Clown Productions. The production company is already making serious moves as it was recently announced that Mayim will star as the lead in the FOX Comedy Series Call Me Kat, based off the hit BBC series Miranda, which she and her former co-star Jim Parsons will Executive Produce. She is currently seen hosting the TBS series Celebrity Show-Off, produced by The Masked Singer’s Craig Plestis. Outside of the realm of television, she’s written her first screenplay titled As Sick As They Made Us; which she’s set to direct in 2020. From playing the young version of Bette Midler’s character in Beaches to her turn as Blossom Russo in the iconic 90’s sitcom Blossom, Bialik has appeared in numerous beloved roles throughout her dynamic acting career.
An acclaimed author, Bialik has written two #1 New York Times best sellers, Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular, and the recently released Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold and Brilliant. She has also written a parenting book, Beyond the Sling, and a cookbook, Mayim’s Vegan Table. Bialik has recently dedicated her skills as a writer, actress, neuroscientist and mother to driving the lifestyle website GrokNation.com, which she started in 2015.
Following the end of Blossom, Bialik left acting for twelve years to earn a BS in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2000 with a minor in Hebrew & Jewish Studies. She went on to complete her PhD in Neuroscience, also at UCLA, and then completed her doctorate in the fall of 2007, which examined the role of oxytocin and vasopressin in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome. While at UCLA, Bialik was a dedicated student leader in UCLA Hillel, including conducting and writing music for UCLA’s Jewish acapella group.
Bialik lives in Los Angeles with her tween and teenage sons and four adorable cats.