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Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik is best known for her award-winning role as “Amy Farrah Fowler” on the hit network comedy “The Big Bang Theory.” During her eight-year run on the show, she received two Critics Choice Awards, four Emmy Award nominations and a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nomination. Following the iconic show’s ending, Bialik signed a multiyear overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group for her production company, Sad Clown Productions. She recently began her role as interim host and special episodes host of the iconic gameshow “Jeopardy!” Outside of the realm of television, she’s written her first screenplay, “As Sick as They Made Us,” which is currently in post-production and stars legendary actors, such as Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman, Candice Bergman, “Big Bang Theory” co-star Simon Helberg and Dianna Agron; and hosts a widely successful podcast on mental health, “Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown.” From playing the young version of Bette Midler’s character in “Beaches” to her turn as “Blossom Russo” in the iconic ’90s 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” and “Smart and Spectacular,” as well as the more recently released “Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold and Brilliant.” She also has written a parenting book, “Beyond the Sling,” and a cookbook, “Mayim’s Vegan Table.

Following the end of “Blossom,” Bialik left acting for 12 years to earn a B.S. in neuroscience from the University of California Los Angeles in 2000, with a minor in Hebrew & Jewish studies. She went on to complete her Ph.D. 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.