Mayim Chaya Bialik born December 12, 1975) is an American actress,

game show host, and author. From 1991 to 1995, she played the title.

character of the NBC sitcom Blossom. From 2010 to 2019, she played.

neuroscientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory,

for which she was nominated four times for the Primetime Emmy.

Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series,

won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress, 

in a Comedy Series in 2015 and 2017.In August 2021, it was announced that.

Bialik would host the primetime version of Jeopardy! After Mike.

Richards stepped down from hosting the syndicated version of the,

show later that month, Bialik started concurrently hosting that version,

Mayim Chaya Bialik was born on December 12, 1975, in San Diego, California,

to Beverly (née Winkleman) and Barry Bialik. Her family were.

Jewish immigrants who lived in the Bronx, New York City.Three of her four.

grandparents migrated from Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary.

She was raised as a Reform Jew but now considers herself Modern.

She was raised as a Reform Jew but now considers herself Modern.

Her name, Mayim originates in a family nickname of her great-grandmother,

Miriam The Hebrew-language poet Hayim Nahman Bialik was her granduncle.

Miriam The Hebrew-language poet Hayim Nahman Bialik was her granduncle.

California. In acknowledgment of her acting commitments, 

she was granted a deferred acceptance and attended University of California,

Los Angeles She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience,

with minors in Hebrew and Jewish studies, in 2000.