About this star

  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 11 Mar 2015
  • Address:
    6527 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 185th
    Monthly Average: 137th
  • Notes: The 2,545th Star

Jim Parsons

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Parsons attending PaleyFest in 2013

James Joseph "Jim" Parsons (born March 24, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. He has received several awards for his performance, including four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy.

Fact file

  • Born: James Joseph Parsons March 24, 1973 (age 43) Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Education: Klein Oak High School
  • Alma mater: University of Houston (BA) University of San Diego (MA)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1994–present
  • Partner(s): Todd Spiewak (c. 2002–present)

Read more about Jim Parsons at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2019-06-19 13:00:17
Jim Parsons just stepped away from a 12-year commitment — and is preparing to step into a new yet familiar role. After four Emmys and untold numbers of physics-inflected jokes on “The Big Bang Theory,” Parsons is reprising a part he played on Broadway in 2018. A Netflix adaptation of ...

'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all
USA Today TV, 2019-05-17 10:00:09
Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.         

Variety, 2019-05-17 01:03:50
After 12 seasons and 279 episodes, “The Big Bang Theory” ended its run on Thursday with an emotional finale that revealed some big news, tied up loose ends, and even featured a celebrity cameo. In the first of two back-to-back episodes, scientists Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) and his wife Amy ...

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