Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

830 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

[none found]


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.

  • Played a bird in his first school play in elementary school.
  • Jim's theatrical credits include Endgame, Guys and Dolls, What Happened Was and The Balcony.
  • Favorite show growing up was Three's Company.
  • He is good friends with co-stars Simon Hedberg and Kaley Cuoco.
  • Often panics the day before taping The Big Bang Theory that he will forget his lines.
  • Jim's favorite character on 'The Big Bang Theory' is Penny.
  • Is prone to motion sickness. Riding in a car will make him nauseous so he prefers to drive.
  • Worked for Microsoft Sidewalk in Houston as an assistant for Megan Halverson.

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