Speaker - Mayim Bialik

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Mayim Bialik is best known for her lead role as Blossom Russo in the early-1990s NBC television sitcom "Blossom." Bialik was born in California to first generation Jewish American parents who were documentary film makers and teachers.

She played the young Bette Midler in "Beaches" and also had guest roles on some of television's most beloved shows of the 1980s and 1990s, such as "MacGuyver," "Webster," and "The Facts of Life." She also appeared in Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water" in 1994, and has more recently appeared in HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm." She has been the guest on numerous talk shows, including "The Arsenio Hall Show," "The Tonight Show," and on Jon Stewart and Conan O'Brien's earliest forays into late-night.

Bialik earned a BS from UCLA in 2000 in Neuroscience and Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2007.

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Mayim Bialik: Jewish Actress Unplugged

12.07.09 | 01:00:12 min | 1 comment