Fast Facts

  • Began her career as a comedian and had a one-woman show, The Miss Education of Jenna Bush, in which she played the daughter of former president George W. Bush.
  • Cowrote, directed and starred in the comedic short The Condom Killer.
  • Toured with the political-satire group Gross National Product.
  • Performs with The Realest Real Housewives show, in which comedians read transcripts from the Real Housewives franchise.
  • Was a recurring guest star on season 3 of The Big Bang Theory before joining the cast as a series regular in season 4.

Awards

  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Ben Rauch — Brother
  • Winston Rauch — Husband
  • Susan Rauch — Mother
  • David Rauch — Father

College

  • Marymount Manhattan College, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Acting, 2002)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Melissa Ivy Rauch
  • Birth Place: Marlboro, New Jersey, United States
  • Birthday: June 23, 1980, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor, comedian

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