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Melissa Rauch

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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Melissa Ivy Rauch is an American actor who plays the role of Summer on True Blood. Outside of this role, she is best known for her role as Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski on the American sitcom The Big Bang Theory


Melissa attended Marymount Manhattan college in New York City, where she received a BFA degree. While going to school, Melissa performed stand-up comedy around Manhattan, and soon made a name for herself on the NYC comedy scene. Her one-woman show, "The Miss Education of Jenna Bush," in which she portrayed the former President's daughter, garnered critical acclaim and played to sold out audiences ("Outstanding Solo Show" and "TheaterMania's Audience Favorite Award" - New York International Fringe Festival / HBO's US Comedy Arts Festival).

Melissa currently resides in Los Angeles with her writing partner/boyfriend, Winston Beigel.

Selected filmographyEdit


  • I Love You Man (2009)
  • Delirious (2006)


  • True Blood (2010)
  • The Big Bang Theory (2009-Present)
  • EJ.Baby2118


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Season three appearances
"Bad Blood" "Beautifully Broken" "It Hurts Me Too" "9 Crimes"
"Trouble" "I Got a Right to Sing the Blues" "Hitting the Ground" "Night on the Sun"
"Everything Is Broken" "I Smell a Rat" "Fresh Blood" "Evil is Going On"

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