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Biography of Jim Parsons
Early practice… Jim Parsons, born on 24 March 1973 in Houston, started his acting career in the first grade and acted in various theatre productions throughout his school days. After graduating from high school, the expressive mime enrolled at the University of Houston and performed in a staggering 17 plays in just three years.
As if that weren’t enough, Jim Parsons and other theater enthusiasts founded the acting company “Infernal Bridgeroom Productions” and participated in many plays of the “Stages Repertory Theatre” company. As a graduate student at the “University of San Diego”, he finally had the honor of participating in an exclusive acting course for “Classical Theater”.
Jim Parsons rocks as Dr. Dr. Sheldon Cooper “The Big Bang Theory”
After graduating in 2001, the talented actor first made his way with roles in off-Broadway plays and smaller parts in TV series and films, until he was finally cast in 2007 by producer Chuck Lorre for The Big Bang Theory (with Mayim Bialik, Simon Helberg and Melissa Rauch). There he plays a genius physicist who has no social skills whatsoever, and accordingly always teases his roommate Leonard Hofstadter ( Johnny Galecki), the pretty waitress Peggy ( Kaley Cuoco) from next door and his nerd friends. His character in the series turned out to be a true parade role in Jim Parsons’ resume, earning him numerous nominations, including four Emmys and a Golden Globe Award.
His character in The Big Bang Theoryist is even so popular that he gets his own prequel sitcom entitled Young Sheldon (2017: with Iain Armitage and Zoe Perry). Jim Parsons takes on the role of narrator in this new series. Young Sheldon narrates the childhood of Sheldon Cooper and has been running on ProSieben since the beginning of 2018. Incidentally, the second season of Young Sheldon starts on January 7, 2019, as does the twelfth and final season of The Big Bang Theory.
Privately, the actor has been dating his partner and art director Todd Spiewak since 2002, with whom he lives alternately in New York and Los Angeles. The couple said yes to each other in New York in May 2017.
Update from 06.11.2017
At the moment it has become rather quiet around Jim Parsons. But still the actor is not idle. On his social media channels, he repeatedly presents appearances of himself in various radio shows. Yes, the 44-year-old is a real multi-talent.
Update from 23.10.2017
You want to know what it’s really like behind the scenes at “The Big Bang Theory”? Jim Parsons (44) shows this with a posting on his Instagram account. This and more impressions we show you here in the video:
Update from 2017-10-16
What? “Shamy” isn’t real? We present to you the real partners of Jim Parsonsund and his “The Big Bang Theory” colleagues.
Update from 10/12/2017
In the USA, the series “Young Sheldon” is currently running, which deals with the childhood of Jim Parson’s role Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory. In an interview the actor has now admitted that as a child he was completely different from his role in “Young Sheldon”. “I wasn’t a very bright child, I was rather mediocre and didn’t confuse my parents as often. This came later with my sexuality.” Refreshingly honest answer from the 44-year-old!
Update from 09.10.2017
What does a typical Sunday at Jim Parsons look like? By all appearances mega cosy! At least that’s what a recent Instagram post suggests. To be seen on it: Parsons’ dogs Rufus and Otis snuggling up in an armchair. So even an actor in great demand still has time to relax at the weekend.
Update from 04.10.2017
The shooting of the new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is in full swing. Jim Parsons on Instagram confirms this. He also shares this snapshot of the set. which shows..: the actors are in good spirits, although Kaley Cuocohier looks frustrated. Jim Pasons writes, “You try to give helpful directions to a colleague, and this is the thanks I get.”
Update from 2017-09-28
Well, if that’s not cause for celebration. In the meantime, the “Young Sheldon” series has started in the USA – the spin-off to “The Big Bang Theory”. As the name suggests, the sitcom is all about the childhood of the mad physicist Sheldon. So Jim Parsons has now posted a photo of himself and “young Sheldon” on his Instagram account. Isn’t that cute?
Update from 2017-09-26
While the eleventh season of the successful sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” has just been launched in the USA, Jim Parsons is already talking about the future of the film.