One of the stars of the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory” has been honored with an award for being a “forward thinker,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Actress Mayim Bialik, who plays the scientist Amy Farrah Fowler on the sitcom, received the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League, the story reports. The ADL award honors extraordinary women for philanthropic and civic contributions.
Bialik was humble in accepting the recognition, saying, "I’ve never won anything before. I don’t think anything I do in my life is about me. It’s about what God has put in my path. That’s really what has driven me."
In addition to her acting, the story says, “Bialik was being honored for her work behind the scenes with UCLA Hillel and the Jewish Free Loan Society, for teaching science to children … for her writing on the blog Kveller.com and for setting an example as an observant Jew who keeps a kosher home.”