Claim to fame:
Mayim Bialik, best known for her role on the TV show Blossom, was born on 12th December, 1975 in San Diego, California.
Bialik got her first acting break when she was a young girl in the movie, Beaches (1988), where she played the young version of Bette Midler's character.
Mayim then went on to star in the hit TV Show, Blossom (1991), where she played the title role of Blossom Russo.
Other acting credits for Mayim, include Pumpkinhead (1988) and MacGyver (1985).
Where are they now?
Mayim is Jewish and is a Jewish Studies major. Mayim has been taking a break from acting to concentrate on her studying.
Graduated from UCLA June 2000, and will begin studies towards her Ph.D. in neuroscience this fall at UCLA.
She is currently in a relationship with a fellow student who she has been with for several years.
Update Oct 14/2005: Mayim Bialik and husband Michael Stone announce birth of baby boy, their first child.