Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

799 Fans
Mar. 24th, 1973
Born in
Houston, Texas, USA
6' 2

Jim Parsons' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Big Bang Theory TV Show
The Big Bang Theory
The Emmy Awards TV Show
The Emmy Awards
The Normal Heart TV Show
The Normal Heart

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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James Joseph "Jim" Parsons (born March 24, 1973) is an American television and film actor best known for playing Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, with his performance often cited as a significant reason for the program's success.

On July 16, 2009, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on The Big Bang Theory. In August 2009, he won the Television Critics Association award for the highest individual achievements in comedy.
In April 2010, he received the National Association of Broadcasters Television Chairman's Award for a significant break-through in one or more specific art discipline.

  • His mother is a first grade teacher, his father was the president of a plumbing company who passed away in a car accident in 2001. His younger sister is also a teacher.
  • Jim's favorite character on 'The Big Bang Theory' is Penny.
  • Often panics the day before taping The Big Bang Theory that he will forget his lines.
  • Was a member of Infernal Bridegroom Productions, a Houston-based theater company.
  • 1991 graduate of Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas.
  • Jim's theatrical credits include Endgame, Guys and Dolls, What Happened Was and The Balcony.
  • Is prone to motion sickness. Riding in a car will make him nauseous so he prefers to drive.
  • Favorite show growing up was Three's Company.

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