|The Big Bang Theory Staff|
|Birthday||June 23, 1980|
|First Episode||The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary|
|Number of Episodes||26|
|All of the Big Bang Theory Staff|
Early life and educationEdit
Rauch was born in Marlboro, New Jersey. She has a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College. Rauch is Jewish.
While studying, Melissa performed as a stand-up comedian around Manhattan, and soon made a name for herself on the New York City comedy scene with critically acclaimed appearances like her one-woman show called "The Miss Education of Jenna Bush," in which she portrayed the former President's daughter which played to sold out audiences.
In 2009, Rauch played the recurring role of Bernadette on The Big Bang Theory, the girlfriend of Howard Wolowitz. Beginning in 2010, during the fourth season of the show, she was promoted to a series regular and at the end of the fifth season she married Howard and became Mrs. Wolowitz.