‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Kate Micucci, a renowned actress recognized for her role in “The Big Bang Theory,” recently disclosed her battle with lung cancer. The 43-year-old actress shared her health update through a video on TikTok, where she revealed that she had undergone surgery for lung cancer. Despite never having smoked, Micucci expressed her surprise at the diagnosis, emphasizing the unpredictability of the disease.

Micucci, who is also a comedian, is married to musician Jake Sinclair, 38, known for his collaborations with artists like Taylor Swift, Weezer, and Panic! At the Disco. The couple shares a 3-year-old son. Micucci’s character, Lucy, in the popular CBS sitcom, “The Big Bang Theory,” was a love interest of Raj (Kunal Nayyar) in the sixth season. Despite their on-screen breakup, Lucy continued to make appearances in the seventh and tenth seasons.

In addition to “The Big Bang Theory,” Micucci has showcased her talent in other television series such as “Scrubs,” “Raising Hope,” and “Steven Universe.” Since 2015, she has been the voice behind Velma in the “Scooby-Doo” franchise.

In her video, Micucci explained how an abnormality in her bloodwork led to her diagnosis. She mentioned an elevated HCRP level, indicating inflammation, which prompted further scans by a preventative doctor. It was during a heart scan that a spot was discovered in her lung.

Fans have shown their support in the comments section of her video, expressing relief that the cancer was detected early and wishing her a speedy recovery. Micucci, in response, expressed gratitude for the early detection and assured her followers that she was doing well post-surgery.

Despite the health scare, Micucci maintained her sense of humor throughout the video. She concluded her announcement with a light-hearted comment about the hospital’s artwork, showcasing her positive attitude amid her recovery journey.