- Also Known As:
- Jim, Sheldon Cooper, James
- Date of Birth:
- March 24, 1973
- 6' 1"
Jim Parsons (born James Joseph Parsons in Houston, Texas, on March 24, 1973) is an American actor who plays Sheldon Cooper, a scientist on the award-winning hit show, The Big Bang Theory. Jim has won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. In 2009, he was honored for achievement in comedy by the Television Critics Association. It became iconic as he beat Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and Neil Patrick Harris. in 2012, he joined the revival of Harvey on Broadway. Sept. 26, 2013 will mark season seven of The Big Bang Theory.
Best Known For:
Jim Parsons is best known for playing Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory.
Jim Parsons currently lives in Los Angeles with his partner, art director, Todd Spiewak.