Mayim Bialik will soon start his guest host run on “Jeopardy!” and she says the role is a “huge honor”.
The 45-year-old actress and neuroscientist shared her appreciation for the game show in a five-minute interview, which was uploaded to “Jeopardy!” YouTube channel Saturday.
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“This is such an iconic and incredible part of our collective culture, to be seen as truly being a part of it in any way,” said Bialik. “It’s a huge honor. Especially for someone who has devoted so much of my life in academia to knowing things and being able to communicate things.”
When asked what his “Jeopardy!” prefer. moment was, Bialik revealed that she and late host Alex Trebek crossed paths when she was a young actress on NBC’s “Blossom”.
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“Well, Alex Trebek was on ‘Blossom’, the show I was on in the 90s and it was really spectacular because at the time we were a young show and we were just trying to get it. guest stars who had notoriety and Alex was that, “Bialik explained.” I couldn’t interact with him, so it’s not as exciting as a ‘Jeopardy!’ story, but I’ve been answered more than once and I usually get random messages in the middle of the night from a relative or friends saying, “Look, you were the answer on” Jeopardy! “”
Bialik will begin his duties as a two-week guest host on Remembrance Day – Monday, May 31.
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The charity she chose to highlight at her guest host concert is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, an American advocacy group dedicated to helping those linked to someone who has been diagnosed. of mental illness.
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Before her “Jeopardy!” Appearance, Bialik was open about her diagnosis of HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) on her mental health podcast “Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown”, where she mainly uses her PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA.
However, Bialik is probably best known for her role as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on the CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”. Most recently, she narrated “Young Sheldon” and stars in “Call Me Kat”.
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Bialik is the ninth “Jeopardy!” has had since February. The show spun hosts as producers reportedly try to find a permanent replacement for Trebek, who died of stage 4 pancreatic cancer in November at the age of 80. Trebek had hosted the quiz show for 37 years.
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