News Mayim Bialik Returns to Set After Car Crash By Raphael Chestang 8:44 PM PDT, August 16, 2012 Getty Images Mayim Bialik is what you call 'a gamer.' The 36-year-old actress and mother of two showed her toughness and dedication by returning for work on The Big Bang Theory set today despite being involved in a "nearly head-on collision" yesterday while driving in L.A. RELATED: Mayim Bialik -- Life After Blossom "How much do I get love and support from the Big Bang cast and crew?" she tweeted on Thursday. "I went to work today :-) doing ok. Grateful. And tired." The Emmy-nominated actress was hospitalized with "severe lacerations to her right hand and thumb." The season premiere of The Big Bang Theory airs Thursday, September 27 at 8/7c on CBS.