Where Is She Now: Mayim Bialik (Actress) as Blossom Russo - Blossom (TV Series).
Name: Mayim Hoya Bialik
Born: December 12, 1975 in San Diego, California
Claim To Fame: Probably 9 out of 10 people know Mayim for her role on the TV Show 'Blossom.' She played the title role of Blossom Russo.
Family Life: Married to Michael Stone and they have
one child (born October 2005).
Info: Mayim got her first acting break when she was a young girl in the movie 'Beaches.' If you saw the movie you remember she played the young version of Bette Midler's character and she was a dead ringer for the part.
Trivia: Her first name means "water" in Hebrew.
Was accepted to both Harvard and Yale, but turned them down to attend UCLA.
Was good friends with the late Bill Bixby. As he went public with his illness, he directed her sitcom, "Blossom", and continued working up until his death in November 1993.
Plays piano, trumpet and bass guitar.
Adopted a whale, a wolf and a manatee.
Is an accomplished dancer. She and "Blossom" co-star, Jenna von Oÿ took lessons in between breaks in the filming season.
Where Is She Now: For a while it seemed like Mayim just completely left show business. Truth
is she threw herself into college and graduated from UCLA June 2000.
And even while she was in school, she was never totally away from showbiz work.
She did a lot of voiceover work. You may have heard her in Hey Arnold! and some
In 2001 she was the music director for the UCLA Jewish a capella group "Shir
I can't confirm if she completed or is close to completing her doctorate in
Neuroscience. Either way, she's one smart cookie!
On 11th October 2005 gave birth to a baby boy, her first child.
She has recently been seen in the Kirstie Alley series 'Fat Actress' which airs
Mayim also continues to do voiceover work for cartoons and video games.