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James Joseph Parsons

Also Known As: "Jim Parsons"
Current Location:: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Birthplace: St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Milton "Mickey" Parsons and <private> Parsons (McKnight)
Partner of <private> Spiewak
Brother of <private> Pruski (Parsons)

Occupation: Emmy Award-winning actor
Managed by: Ashley Odell
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Spiewak
    • <private> Parsons (McKnight)
    • <private> Pruski (Parsons)

About Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons 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.

In 2011, Parsons made his Broadway debut portraying Tommy Boatwright in the play The Normal Heart, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination. He reprised the role in the film adaptation of the play, and received his seventh Emmy nomination, this time in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. In 2017, he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture as part of the Hidden Figures cast.

In August 2013, Parsons was featured on the American version of the genealogical program Who Do You Think You Are?

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Jim Parsons's Timeline

March 24, 1973
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States