Join us in celebration of his 45th birthday and flip through our photo gallery to learn 15 little known facts about Jim Parsons! (Photo: WENN)
His full name is James Joseph “Jim” Parsons. (Photo: WENN)
Just like his character in “The Big Bang Theory” Jim Parsons was born and raised in the great state of Texas. (Photo: WENN)
Jim knew he wanted to become an actor at age six, after playing Kola-Kola bird in a school production of The Elephant’s Child. (Photo: WENN)
His performance as the awkward Sheldon Cooper has garnered him four Emmy awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and on Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series Musical or Comedy. (Photo: WENN)
Though Sheldon Cooper is a brilliant, Jim is no competition for real-life scientist and co-star Mayim Bialik. “She’s so damn smart,” he said. “I think she understands the dialogue better than any of us do.” (Photo: WENN)
Jim Parsons is actually really good friends in real-life with co-star Kaley Cuoco. (Photo: WENN)
Jim has also ventured in theater. He made his Broadway debut portraying Tommy Boatwright in the play The Normal Heart. (Photo: WENN)
Parsons was honored with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 2015. (Photo: WENN)
Besides being a renown actor, Jim is also a music enthusiast. “I have played the piano off and on my entire life,” he said. “I’m working very diligently on learning Claude Debussy’s ‘Clair de Lune’ […] I have an affinity for classical music.” (Photo: WENN)
Jim Parsons has dated director Todd Spiewak since 2002. (Photo: WENN)
In an interview in 2013, Parsons called his relationship with Spiewak “an act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out—a regular life, boring love.” (Photo: WENN)
Jim and Tod tied the knot in a private ceremony celebrated in New York in May 2017. (Photo: WENN)
Not really a fun fact about Jim—but don’t you agree he’s strangely and irresistibly sexy in his own unique way?! (Photo: WENN)
Happy birthday, Jim! (Photo: WENN)
Unless you’ve been living outside planet Earth for the past 11 years, you’ve heard of the annoyingly awkward Sheldon Cooper. But how well do you know the actor beneath the superhero tees, Jim Parsons?
Jim reached international stardom thanks to his role in CBS’s hit comedy series “The Big Bang Theory,” but there’s a lot more to the actor than his role as the brilliant scientist. Like did you know he’s also a music enthusiast? Or that he shares a lot of similarities with his TV persona?
Join us in celebration of his 45th birthday and flip through our photo gallery above to learn 15 little known facts about Jim Parsons!