Jim Parsons delighted us in The Big Bang Theory as adult "Sheldon Cooper," alongside an amazing cast consisting of Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar, and Simon Helberg, among others. 

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However, the fabulous Iain Armitage is the one who plays young "Sheldon Cooper" in The Big Bang Theory'spin-off prequel Young Sheldonwhich is the story of the iconic character beginning at the age of 9. Why don't we find out more about him?

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Iain Armitage at The Last Ship Opening Night Performance, Los Angeles, California, 2020

Five interesting facts about Iain Armitage aka young "Sheldon"

  • He was born on July 15, 2008 in Georgia
  • Iain Armitage is also best known for his role as "Ziggy" in Big Little Lies!
  • In 2018, his role in Young Sheldon earned him a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor
  • Did you know he also appeared in one episode of Law & Order: SVU?
  • He's active on social media! Due to his age, his account is managed by an adult

Jim Parsons and Iain Armitage - adult and young "Sheldon Cooper"

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Jim Parsons and Iain Armitage at the 69th Emmy Awards, Los Angeles, California, 2017