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Mayim Bialik

Mayim Bialik

Birthday: 12 December 1975, San Diego, California, USA
Birth Name: Mayim Hoya Bialik
Height: 163 cm

Mayim Bialik grew up in San Diego and got her first acting job (Pumpkinhead (1988)) when she was just 12 years old. A number of TV roles followed until in 1990 she was cast in Blossom (1990), the role ...Show more

Mayim Bialik
I'm good with a script. I'm good with a script.
I basically look like a lot of modern Orthodox people you know, but I work on a TV show where I some Show more I basically look like a lot of modern Orthodox people you know, but I work on a TV show where I sometimes have to kiss Jim Parsons. That's why I don't take on the title of modern Orthodox, but in terms of ideology and theology I pretty much sound like a liberal modern Orthodox person. Hide
The most empowering feminist act is for women to be taught about the ways babies bond and then decid Show more The most empowering feminist act is for women to be taught about the ways babies bond and then decide what they want to do. Hide
A lot of stuff I wear I've had since high school. A lot of stuff I wear I've had since high school.
It used to be that if you were on a sitcom you couldn't get work in film because it was so different Show more It used to be that if you were on a sitcom you couldn't get work in film because it was so different. Now it's almost like you have to be on TV to do other film work. Hide
I have a life. My kids don't run my house. I have a life. My kids don't run my house.
As a kid, I felt really weird. As a kid, I felt really weird.
I've never had a sinus infection or been on antibiotics since cutting out dairy. I've never had a sinus infection or been on antibiotics since cutting out dairy.
My first son didn't really take a bottle, and I didn't like giving bottles. My first son didn't really take a bottle, and I didn't like giving bottles.
I think neuroscience is obviously very esoteric, but I think there are aspects of it that can absolu Show more I think neuroscience is obviously very esoteric, but I think there are aspects of it that can absolutely be brought down to the level of an interested 11-, 12-, 13-year-old easily. Hide
Breast-feeding is the natural, optimal way to feed a child. Breast-feeding is the natural, optimal way to feed a child.
Even as a child, I felt very guilty about eating animals and never knew that there was something to Show more Even as a child, I felt very guilty about eating animals and never knew that there was something to do about it. And as I got older, it became clearer that there are things that I can do and choices I can make. Hide
I think a lot of times on TV we see caricatures - that's what's funny. I think a lot of times on TV we see caricatures - that's what's funny.
I'm a pretty quiet person. I'm a pretty quiet person.
I get maybe four hours of sleep a night. I'm a little bit crazy. I get maybe four hours of sleep a night. I'm a little bit crazy.
I'm big on my kids being conventionally polite, and it works really well for them. I'm big on my kids being conventionally polite, and it works really well for them.
You know, there's a tremendous amount of genetic propensity not necessarily for what TV shows you li Show more You know, there's a tremendous amount of genetic propensity not necessarily for what TV shows you like but for literally how you view the world, how you react to things, how things touch you and how things move you. Hide
I do believe babies are born potty-trained. They're born knowing and are able to give subtle signals Show more I do believe babies are born potty-trained. They're born knowing and are able to give subtle signals that become very prominent if you reinforce them. Hide
Attachment parenting is not a passive parenting style. Attachment parenting is not a passive parenting style.
One of the best things my mother passed on to me was being an efficient multi-tasker. One of the best things my mother passed on to me was being an efficient multi-tasker.
I was always kind of a school person - my parents were teachers, and my grandparents were immigrants Show more I was always kind of a school person - my parents were teachers, and my grandparents were immigrants, so their big thing was, 'Go to college, go to college, go to college.' Hide
When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more. When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more.
Sleeping with your child, wearing your child in a sling as opposed to pushing them around in expensi Show more Sleeping with your child, wearing your child in a sling as opposed to pushing them around in expensive strollers, those are things that matter biologically and sociologically for the structure of a family. Hide
Being a caregiver for your child is part of the job description of being a mammal. Being a caregiver for your child is part of the job description of being a mammal.
Relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose. Relationships are complicated no matter what style of parenting you choose.
I started acting because I enjoyed school plays. I started acting because I enjoyed school plays.
I don't care much about conforming. I don't care much about conforming.
I'm one of those people that makes a better adult than I did a kid. I'm one of those people that makes a better adult than I did a kid.
Publicly I'm a very modest dresser, by Hollywood's standards. Publicly I'm a very modest dresser, by Hollywood's standards.
It's wonderful to be appreciated for being quirky, and to see Zooey Deschanel and the quirky, indie Show more It's wonderful to be appreciated for being quirky, and to see Zooey Deschanel and the quirky, indie film types get mainstream play is amazing for women, because women are much more complicated than what we've see on TV in the past. Hide
There's a tremendous amount to be gained from being a performer, and being an artist, and being an a Show more There's a tremendous amount to be gained from being a performer, and being an artist, and being an actor. Hide
I was raised on the purest comedy there is: 'I Love Lucy.' I was raised watching 'Three's Company' a Show more I was raised on the purest comedy there is: 'I Love Lucy.' I was raised watching 'Three's Company' and sitcoms of the '70s and '80s. Hide
I'm one of those people that thinks the Internet is amazing, and I can't believe it exists. I'm one of those people that thinks the Internet is amazing, and I can't believe it exists.
I was raised on comic books, and I love science fiction. I was raised on comic books, and I love science fiction.
I've become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting t Show more I've become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting that... basically, the way mammals parent and the way people have parented for pretty much all of human history except the last 200 years or so. Hide
I don't want to say everything happens for a reason but every day is lined up right next to the othe Show more I don't want to say everything happens for a reason but every day is lined up right next to the other one for a reason. The best you can do is do each day well with kindness and as a good person. Hide
Drama is what I did before 'Blossom.' Drama is what I did before 'Blossom.'
I'm definitely on the spectrum of socially awkward. I'm definitely on the spectrum of socially awkward.
Auditions are hard. You should see what most of the women look like when I audition for things - the Show more Auditions are hard. You should see what most of the women look like when I audition for things - they look like they should be on the catwalk. Hide
Actors are a lot like professors on dissertation committees - it's a lot of ego, a lot of rallying f Show more Actors are a lot like professors on dissertation committees - it's a lot of ego, a lot of rallying for position, there is a lot at stake in every single interaction. Hide
I don't wear pants, or like them; I'm a Jewish woman who's made the decision to wear skirts, so I we Show more I don't wear pants, or like them; I'm a Jewish woman who's made the decision to wear skirts, so I wear mostly skirts past the knee. Hide
I'm super grateful to be an employed actor. I'm super grateful to be an employed actor.
I like bold colors but usually wear black. I like bold colors but usually wear black.
You don't have to be an at-home parent to be an attachment parent. You don't have to be an at-home parent to be an attachment parent.
I'm generally intimidated by adults. I'm generally intimidated by adults.
I like army boots, I like peasant skirts - sometimes together! So I do know that I have odd taste. I like army boots, I like peasant skirts - sometimes together! So I do know that I have odd taste.
Well, I mean, I'm still a scientist, you know. I think once a scientist, always a scientist. Well, I mean, I'm still a scientist, you know. I think once a scientist, always a scientist.
I have a neuroscience background - that's what my doctorate is in - and I was trained to study hormo Show more I have a neuroscience background - that's what my doctorate is in - and I was trained to study hormones of attachment, so I definitely feel my parenting is informed by that. Hide
I don't look like most women in the industry. I don't look like most women in the industry.
The fact is safe co-sleeping is not difficult. The notion of babies being smothered is simply not tr Show more The fact is safe co-sleeping is not difficult. The notion of babies being smothered is simply not true. And the benefits of sleeping together are profound. Hide
I'm technically a vegan, but I do eat egg if it's in things. I'm technically a vegan, but I do eat egg if it's in things.
The level of communication you can achieve with an infant is really profound. The level of communication you can achieve with an infant is really profound.
I came to parenting the way most of us do - knowing nothing and trying to learn everything. I came to parenting the way most of us do - knowing nothing and trying to learn everything.
To be honest, it's considered very late to start acting at 11 and a half, for the industry. Most kid Show more To be honest, it's considered very late to start acting at 11 and a half, for the industry. Most kids are doing it from toddlerhood on. Hide
I'm concerned about the ocean and the environment. And I love whales. I'm concerned about the ocean and the environment. And I love whales.
Mayim Bialik's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (67)
Mayim Bialik Mayim Bialik'S roles
Justine Flanner
Justine Flanner

Amy Farrah Fowler
Amy Farrah Fowler

Girl in Future
Girl in Future

Dr. Wilameena Bink
Dr. Wilameena Bink

Amy Farrah Fowler
Amy Farrah Fowler

Lisa Woodman
Lisa Woodman

Jodi Funkhouser
Jodi Funkhouser

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