• Jim Parsons is an American film and television actor
  • Parsons is mostly recognized as "Sheldon Cooper" on The Big Bang Theory
  • Not much is known about his personal life

Parsons is that type of rare celebrity that shies away from social media and isn't super open about his everyday comings and goings. And so, there is a lot to know about Jim Parsons that even his biggest fans probably hadn't discovered yet. 

Jim Parsons is the perfect mix of talent and charm

Nevertheless, we did some digging and here are seven things you probably didn't know about Jim Parsons. Let's start at the bottom: #7: Parsons once received a GLESN's Inspiration Award in 2013 for his advocacy in favour of LGBTQ rights!

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Parsons has been an outspoken advocate for the rights of those less fortunate, particularly the LGBTQ community. Being a gay man himself, this is an issue that is near and dear to Parson's heart. But that isn't the only thing that makes Jim special...

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