GROK acting

Grok Video

Vlog # 31: Making Faces with Mayim and Chad

6 months ago

How are you today? Excited? A little sad because you lost your phone? Surprised, because Chad has arrived unannounced? And most importantly, how – without a voice – does Mayim express emotions such as these through facial gestures? In another…

Grok Culture

Rejected By My Religious Community & Hollywood

1 year ago

[Featured image by Leora Veit] When I was 8 years old, my favorite teacher assigned the class a project: write about what you want to be when you grow up. I answered the truth: I want to be a movie…

Grok Hollywood

Marcie Leeds: From Movies to Medicine

1 year ago

After nearly 20 years apart, Mayim had lunch with Marcie Leeds, who – as a child – had played the young Barbara Hershey to Mayim’s young Bette Midler in the movie “Beaches.” While Mayim went on to “Blossom,” and ultimately…

Grok Hollywood

GrokNation Interview: Simon Helberg

1 year ago

Most of you know Simon Helberg from his work as Howard Wolowitz on “The Big Bang Theory.” I like to say that I am Simon’s biggest fan both on- and off-screen, as he is an incredible and generous comedian, a…

Grok Hollywood

Stefanie Kahn: From Stages to Pages

1 year ago

As Mayim has written before, the life of a child actor is challenging, and when that child actor begins to grow up, things don’t get less complicated. For Stefanie Kahn, a performer since she was very young, the life¬†transition¬†from child…