Melissa Rauch Biography
Birthday: June 23, 1980 (Cancer)
Born In: Marlboro Township, New Jersey
Melissa Ivy Rauch is an American film and television actress and comedian best known for portraying Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz in CBS’ immensely successful sitcom, ‘The Big Bang Theory’. She has also played the recurring character of Summer in HBO’s dark fantasy ‘True Blood’ and lent her voice to Harley Quinn in the direct-to-video animated film, ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’. A native of New Jersey, Rauch first became interested in acting when she was a student at Marlboro High School. At the beginning of her career in the entertainment industry, she worked as a regular contributor to VH1's ‘Best Week Ever’ television show. She made her acting debut in 2006 in the romance drama film ‘Delirious’. Rauch debuted on the small screen two years later, playing a recurring character in NBC’s comedy series ‘Kath & Kim’. In 2009, she appeared in ‘The Big Bang Theory’ for the first time. She originally had a recurring role but later was promoted to the main cast of the show.