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Mayim Bialik Biography

Birth Name:
Mayim Hoya Bialik
Birth Place:
San Diego, California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Name means "water" in Hebrew
  • Had her big break in the 1988 film Beaches, playing the younger version of Bette Midler
  • Appeared in the music video for Michael Jackson's "Liberian Girl
  • " Made her television debut in the 1980s fantasy series Beauty and the Beast
  • Best known for her role as the title character in the sitcom Blossom
  • Was successful in many voiceover roles in animated series, including Kim Possible and Hey Arnold! Appeared on a 2009 episode of What Not To Wear
  • Her The Big Bang Theory character, Amy Farrah Fowler, is a neurobiologist, corresponding to Bialik's real-life degrees in neuroscience
  • Is a spokesperson for the Holistic Moms Network and gave birth to her second son at home

Awards

  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Michael Stone -- Ex-husband
  • Barry Bialik -- Father
  • Barbara Bialik -- Mother
  • Frederick Heschel Bialik Stone -- Son
  • Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone -- Son