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Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

James Joseph Parsons

Birth Date :

March 24, 1973

Birth Place :

Houston, Texas, USA

Claim to fame :

As Sheldon Cooper in CBS's series "The Big Bang Theory" (2007)

Biography


Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Jim Parsons made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Just like many other actors, he started off his acting career by working in off-Broadway productions and appearing on TV commercials. Following auditions after auditions, he landed a guest spot in an episode of "Ed". This was followed by a recurring role on drama series "Judging Amy" as Rob Holbrook.

Parsons was propelled to international stardom for his portrayal of Sheldon Cooper on CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". Often credited as the significant factor that contributed to the show's big success, he received several awards for his performance, including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Best Actor Golden Globe. He was billed to lend his voice to several features afterwards, naming some were "Family Guy" and "Eureka". He also guest starred on "iCarly" and "Saturday Night Live".

Latest News


Jim Parsons Wants Rihanna and J.Lo to Guest Star on 'The Big Bang Theory'

March 24, 2015 06:33:13 GMT

Working together with and in the animated film "", wanted them both to guest star on his TV series "". Even greater than the idea, he has had in mind what characters that would suit them best.
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Rihanna, Jim Parsons, J.Lo Attend 'Home' Premiere in California

March 23, 2015 04:12:51 GMT

The premiere of film "" at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif. on Sunday afternoon, March 22, was a star-studded event with the likes of , , and attending. Also hitting the affair's purple carpet was actress .
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Jim Parsons Unveils His New Wax Work

March 17, 2015 02:04:26 GMT

Days after being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has the privilege to unveil his new wax figure. On Friday, March 13, the 41-year-old actor unveiled the wax work for Madame Tussauds Orlando after which it will then be shipped to Florida for the attraction's grand opening on May 4.
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Jim Parsons Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

March 12, 2015 03:37:51 GMT

was awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, March 11. The 41-year-old actor was joined by his boyfriend Todd Spiewak, his mother Judy Parsons as well as his "" co-stars , , , , and at the uveiling ceremony.
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Jim Parsons to Join Broadway's 'An Act of God'

January 30, 2015 07:22:57 GMT

is coming to Broadway. The actor, who plays Sheldon Cooper on "", is now playing God on "An Act of God" which is an adaptation of a 2011 humor book "The Last Testament: A Memoir by God" by David Javerbaum. The production behind the play announced the exciting news on Thursday, January 29. Two angels will join Parsons onstage, but the cast has not been announced.
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Rihanna and Jim Parsons Dance to Sean Paul's 'Get Busy' in New 'Home' Trailer

November 25, 2014 07:54:41 GMT

DreamWorks' animation "" debuts a new trailer. voices a human girl named Tip who crosses paths with an exiled alien (). They embark on a road trip in a flying car, get into endless rows, take a selfie, and dance to 's "Get Busy".
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Jim Parsons Tapped for NBC's 'Elf' Holiday Special

October 24, 2014 22:19:11 GMT

is celebrating holiday with "". "" star is booked to voice the lead role Buddy in the NBC one-hour animated special. It will help kick off holiday on Tuesday, December 16 at 8 P.M.
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Emmy Awards 2014: Ty Burrell and Jim Parsons Among Early Winners

August 26, 2014 01:28:41 GMT

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards officially kicked off Monday night, August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California. After a monologue by host , in which he poked fun at MTV for airing the Video Music Awards and Netflix as a hot new version of cable, he introduced as "my beautiful and talented friend, Beyonce," to announce the best supporting actor in comedy.
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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Sign New Deals, Get Huge Pay Raise

August 05, 2014 01:41:20 GMT

"" fans can now breathe a sigh of relief for their favorite stars will return for at least three more seasons of the show. Following lengthy negotiations, , and have now signed new three-year contracts.
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'Big Bang Theory' Season 8 Production on Hold Amid Contract Dispute

July 31, 2014 02:52:24 GMT

Production on the upcoming eighth season of "" is postponed as contract negotiations with the five original cast members drag on. Warner Bros. TV, which produces the hit sitcom, confirms the delay.
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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Haven't Signed New Contracts Nearing Production Start Date

July 17, 2014 03:01:35 GMT

"" production start is in limbo as contract negotiations with the original cast stall. Stars , , , and still have no deals to return to the show, two weeks before the scheduled start date for the production on season 8 on July 30.
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'SNL' Pokes Fun at Oscar Nominees, Johnny Weir Reacts to Jim Parsons' Impersonation

March 03, 2014 02:06:16 GMT

"" helped hype up the Oscar celebration with some references to the nominees. In a fake commercial for Spotlightz Acting Camp, children took on scenes from "", "", "", "" and "".
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Jim Parsons Gets Conned by Bobby Moynihan in 'SNL' Promo

February 27, 2014 03:31:38 GMT

promotes his "" hosting stint in a new video. The Emmy-winning actor makes fun of Bobby Moynihan early in the clip after the "SNL" regular made a false assumption that Parsons' sitcom "" used a laugh track. Parsons then uses the laugh track against Moynihan who admits he "made a mistake" and is "embarrassed."
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Jim Parsons Tapped to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

February 14, 2014 02:40:49 GMT

"" will return on March 1 with as the host. The Sheldon Cooper of "" is set to make his "SNL" debut in the first episode without , who bid farewell to the show on February 1.
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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Seeking Pay Raises After Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch Huge Bumps

September 20, 2013 02:41:14 GMT

"" five original stars are asking for more money for their roles on the hit CBS series. Deadline reports that , , , and are seeking for big pay raises after and got major salary bumps.
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'Big Bang Theory' Star Jim Parsons Comes Out as Gay

May 23, 2012 19:58:35 GMT

There may have been theories about ' sexuality but they are no longer needed. The Sheldon Cooper of "" officially came out as gay in New York Times profile of him.
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Another New J.Lo Song 'Venus' Leaks, 'Good Hit' Video Teased

January 17, 2011 03:51:55 GMT

After "On the Floor" leaked over the weekend, another song from makes its way out. Titled "Venus", the song coming from capable hands of "On the Floor" producer RedOne is a remake of Shocking Blue's 1969 hit single of the same name.
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68th Golden Globes: Full Winners List in Television

January 17, 2011 03:43:53 GMT

"", "" and "" officially walked home from the 68th Annual Golden Globes sans trophy. "" has just stolen the Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical category for the second time in a row from the three shows.
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68th Golden Globes: Jim Parsons and Laura Linney Are Best TV Comedy Actors

January 17, 2011 03:22:01 GMT

once again blocked from winning a trophy for his role on "". One fifth of "" gang snatched Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical at 68th Annual Golden Globes. He won over Baldwin in the similar category at the Primetime Emmy last year.
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Blake Lively Turned Into a Cook on Birthday

September 17, 2010 03:41:22 GMT

spent her recent birthday slaving away in the kitchen - she cooked for a restaurant full of diners in New York. The "" star recently revealed she dreams of owning her own eateries and she put her skills to the test on her 23rd birthday on August 25.
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James McArthur to Make Cameo in 'Hawaii Five-0'

September 16, 2010 08:30:44 GMT

The original Danno from legendary TV series "Hawaii Five-0" has agreed to make a cameo appearance in the revamp. James McArthur played Danny 'Danno' Williams from 1968 to 1980 and, at 72, he's now the last surviving original cast member.
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'Big Bang' Cast Get Big Pay Raise

September 16, 2010 08:28:54 GMT

"" cast is set for an explosive new pay deal. The show's stars , and will make $200,000-per-episode, according to U.S. reports.
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First Clip for M. Night Shyamalan's 'Devil' Unveils Terror in the Dark

August 31, 2010 06:19:02 GMT

The first clip for M. Night Shyamalan-produced movie "" has been made available for viewing pleasure. An exclusive courtesy of MTV Movies Blog, the snippet shares the thrill when the lights in a stuck elevator go out for few seconds several times. In the dark, a woman sees a glimpse of bloody people before later she gets surprised with a glass which breaks into pieces.
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Sandra Bullock Talks About Adopted Son on First TV Interview Since Divorce

August 31, 2010 04:49:54 GMT

Conducting her first TV interview since her divorce from husband Jesse James following his affair scandal, talked about her seven-month-old adopted son Louis Bardot Bullock. "He's from New Orleans. He's a little Cajun cookie." Bullock told for "TODAY" show, which is set to air on Tuesday, August 31.
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Photo Gallery: Stars Attending HBO Emmys After Party

August 31, 2010 04:34:42 GMT

HBO was the biggest winner of 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, August 29 and thus its after-party was the most sought destination. Held at The Pacific Design Center immediately after the awards ceremony, the event saw the attendance of not only the network's stars but also from other networks.
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Artist of the Week: Disturbed

August 30, 2010 06:25:40 GMT

A decade after breaking into music industry with debut album "", already made a name as one of the most passionate and renowned bands in the hard rock universe. The Grammy-nominated group scored No. 1 albums with "Believe" (2002), "" (2005) and "Indestructible" (2008), becoming one of only six rock bands in history to have three consecutive chart toppers.
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2010 Emmys: Quotes From the Winners in Press Room

August 30, 2010 06:23:28 GMT

A lot of talk about being shocked ran in the press room of 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, August 29 night. , for one, is still unable to believe that she is funny enough to be awarded Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. "As soon as someone calls you funny, you're not funny anymore. It becomes something you're aware of. I never really thought of myself as funny, no," she said.
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2010 Emmys: Edie Falco and Jim Parsons Win Comedy Lead

August 30, 2010 01:41:00 GMT

"Tonight we're going to celebrate your work," host told the audience before the Primetime Emmy Awards began on Sunday, August 29. Shortly after, names like and were called to ascend the stage and receive the honor of their work.
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Video Premiere: Julianne Hough's 'Is That So Wrong'

July 24, 2010 04:10:30 GMT

's music video filmed to promote her new single "Is That So Wrong" has been unleashed. The ballroom dancer/country music singer is lingering alone in her home, singing her heart out about wanting someone to light up her day.
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Comic Con 2010: 'Big Bang Theory' Brings Barenaked Ladies

July 24, 2010 04:05:57 GMT

"" panel at the San Diego Comic Con gave a nice warm up touch for the audience when they gave the lyrics to the show's theme song and surprised fans with the live performance of . Moderator encouraged the attendees to sing-along with the band. The musical treat did not stop there for led a rendition of "Soft Kitty".
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