Facts About Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper)

Facts About Jim Parsons
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Sheldon Cooper, aka, Jim Parsons was born in 1973 and is an Aries. He always wanted to be an actor as a child. In fact, he struggled with many small roles and productions before he finally got the role of Sheldon Cooper. The Show, “The Big Bang Theory” owes its success to the role of Sheldon Cooper played by Jim Parsons. Here is some information and facts about Jim Parsons.

  1. 7 Years Older than Sheldon Cooper

Jim Parsons is seven years older than the character of Sheldon Cooper. It was said in ‘The Big Bang Theory’, that Sheldon Cooper was born in 1980. Jim Parsons was born in 1973.

  1. Both Sheldon and Jim Were Born in Texas

Like Sheldon, Jim Parsons was also born in Texas. At the age of 6, Jim Parsons used to go to the theater at school. He moved to New York in search of bigger opportunities in the early 2000s.

  1. Jim Parsons is Gay

Jim Parsons uploaded pictures with his partner on Instagram. His partner is an art director Todd Spiewak. They got together in 2002.

  1. Awards Won by Jim Parsons

It has been more than 10 years since The Big Bang Theory is on the air. Jim Parsons has already taken home four Emmy Awards (2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014) and a Golden Globe (2011).

  1. Too Stupid for Politics

In early 2017, he presented a series of six programs called ‘Jim Parsons Is Too Stupid for Politics’ on a US radio station where he would talk to policymakers to understand what was happening in the country that had just been elected Donald Trump.

  1. The Humorous Jim Parsons

He was a part of a a play that appeared on Broadway in 2015, ‘An Act of God’. The play showed the Almighty making humorous comments about the world today.

  1. Dream Role in Acting

Parsons said the character he dreams of playing is the Joker, Gotham City’s most famous villain in an interview in 2016.

  1. 2 More Seasons of ‘The Big Bang Theory’

It was confirmed in 2018 that the loved show ‘The Big Band Theory’ will go on for 2 more seasons. In addition, Jim Parsons might have signed up for a narration role in a new series that will show the youth of Sheldon Cooper.

  1. Always Wanted to Be an Actor

After playing Jim Parsons played ‘the bird – Kola-Kola’ in a school production of ‘The Elephant’s Child’. Since then he was convinced to be an actor when he grows up.

  1. Sheldon Didn’t Come too Easy to Jim

Parsons spent five years playing minority roles Before becoming Sheldon. He participated in many different productions and was even a part of a pilot show that never saw the light.

  1. Jim Surprised Chuck Lorre with His Acting

Chuck Lorre, creator of ‘The Big Bang Theory’, was so dazzled by the audition of Jim Parsons that he thought the universe was playing a joke on him. He called Parsons for a second audition to see if he could repeat his performance with the same credibility and the actor repeated the feat.

  1. Hollywood Walk of Fame

In March 2015 Parsons received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. While Penny, aka Kaley Cuoco, won this award in 2014.

  1. Jim Doesn’t Know How to Whistle

  2. Best Paid Actor of 2017

Not surprisingly, he was among the best paid actors in the year 2017.

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