• Jim Parsons is a famous actor
  • He starred as "Sheldon" on The Big Bang Theory
  • Learn more about what he is doing now

The Big Bang Theory "Sheldon" was known for his quirky personality. A senior theoretical physicist at The California Institute of Technology, "Sheldon Cooper" may be a genius, but he is lacking in the social skills department. 

Over the show's 12 seasons, "Sheldon" became the lead of the series, known for his irony and sarcasm, even if he couldn't grasp the concept of humor. While at times we wanted to shake "Sheldon" for his lack of empathy towards the other characters, The Big Bang Theory would not have been the same without him!

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The Big Bang Theory: "Sheldon" On-Screen

The Big Bang Theory "Sheldon" was played by talented actor Jim Parsons. Quite the opposite of his on-screen character, Jim Parsons has been credited with The Big Bang Theory's insurmountable success. 

For his portrayal of "Sheldon", Jim Parsons has won numerous awards including four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy! And we can think of no one more deserving as Parsons has managed to do the unimaginable- turn the nerd into a heroic figure everyone wants to be friends with! 

Jim Parsons Today

Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak attend the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

While Jim Parsons may have quit The Big Bang Theory and led to its final airing, Jim has kept busy working on The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon. Serving as both the narrator and executive producer, the multi-talented star has also picked up the project- web drama miniseries Hollywood! Not only does he star as "Henry Wilson" on the series, but he is also executive producing it!

You can also catch Jim in the upcoming film Spoiler Alert which is in post-production. 

When Jim isn't busy on-screen he enjoys leading a normal life with his partner of 19 years, Todd Spiewak. The pair recently wed in 2017 and couldn't be happier! Also, make sure and check out Jim Parsons's upcoming Netflix film The Boys in the Band if you are craving The Big Bang Theory "Sheldon" star!