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Mayim Bialik

Mayim Hoya Bialik (/ˈmaɪəm biˈɑːlɨk/; born December 12, 1975) is an American actress widely known for her roles as Blossom Russo on NBC's Blossom and as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS's The Big Bang Theory, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Bialik was born in San Diego, California, the daughter of Barry Bialik and Beverly Winkelman. Her grandparents emigrated from Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary in the late 1930s. Bialik was raised in Reform Judaism. Her given name means "water" in Hebrew. Bialik started her career as a child actress in the late 1980s. Her early roles included the horror film Pumpkinhead (1988), her first acting job, and guest appearances on The Facts of Life and Beauty and the Beast. She appeared in three episodes of MacGyver as Lisa Woodman. She appeared in Beaches (1988), playing Bette Midler's character as a young girl. She also appeared in the video for the song "Liberian Girl" by Michael Jackson. In 1990, Bialik was tied to two television pilots, Fox's Molloy and NBC's Blossom. 

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Mayim Bialik Sues Over Car Accident -- I Nearly Lost a Hand!

Mayim Bialik
Sues Over Car Accident I Nearly Lost a Hand!

"Big Bang Theory" actress Mayim Bialik has just sued over her serious car accident last year -- claiming it nearly cost her a hand.As we reported, Bialik was driving in her white Volvo last August… READ MORE >

Emmys Red Carpet Going Green -- Who'd You Rather?

Emmys Red Carpet
GOING GREEN WHO'D YOU RATHER?

37-year-old geek chic Mayim Bialik (left), 22-year-old family friendly Sarah Hyland (center) and 32-year-old "MY Girl" actress Anna Chlumsky (right) strapped on their best enviro-centric… READ MORE >

- 305 days ago
Mayim Bialik -- Divorce Finalized ... The Valley Divided!

Mayim Bialik
Divorce Final The Valley Divided!

"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik and her ex-hubby took the high road in finalizing their divorce -- splitting their real-estate evenly -- but upon further inspection it's clear, Mayim was the… READ MORE >

- 425 days ago
Mayim Bialik Officially Files for Divorce

Mayim Bialik
Officially Files for Divorce

Mayim Bialik has filed for divorce, TMZ has learned.The "Big Bang Theory" star filed the docs in L.A. County Superior Court against her husband Michael Stone, citing "irreconcilable differences."… READ MORE >

- 602 days ago
Mayim Bialik and Husband to Divorce

Mayim Bialik and Husband
To Divorce

Mayim Bialik and her husband are getting divorced.Mayim, who stars in "The Big Bang Theory," cites "irreconcilable differences" in her 9 year marriage to Michael Stone.The couple has 2 kids.… READ MORE >

- 610 days ago
Mayim Bialik -- The Worst Part About My Busted Hand is ...

Mayim Bialik
The Worst Part About My Busted Hand is ...

"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik and her banged up right hand were at LAX last night ... and she revealed to TMZ the ONE THING she can't do anymore ... and it's kind of gross. The former… READ MORE >

- 692 days ago
Injured Mayim Bialik -- Sick Days, Schmick Days

Injured Mayim Bialik
Sick Days, Schmick Days

"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik is so tough, she went right back to work after smashing her hand in a car wreck. It's almost enough to inspire us to stop making crappy excuses for time off.… READ MORE >

- 706 days ago
'Big Bang' Star Johnny Galecki -- Mayim Bialik Is a 'Tough' Chick

'Big Bang' Star Johnny Galecki
Mayim Bialik Is 'Tough,' Returned to Work

Mayim Bialik is so tough ... she returned to work just ONE DAY after her bloody car crash ... so says her "Big Bang Theory" co-star Johnny Galecki. Galecki was out in L.A. yesterday ... rolling… READ MORE >

- 706 days ago
Mayim Bialik -- Photos Show SERIOUS Injuries

Mayim Bialik Photos
Show SERIOUS INJURIES

Mayim Bialik's hands are out of commission -- after the "Blossom" actress nearly lost a finger in a car accident yesterday -- and despite what her publicist said, the pics show serious… READ MORE >

- 707 days ago
Mayim Bialik Hospitalized in Car Accident -- 'Blossom' Actress May Lose Finger

Mayim Bialik
Hospitalized in Car Wreck May Lose Finger

4:35 PM PT -- MAYIM'S FINGERS ARE SAFE ... but they're not entirely functional yet -- the actress just tweeted that she "will keep all my fingers," but admitted her husband had to type the… READ MORE >

- 708 days ago

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