Who is Jim Parsons?
Jim Parsons, also known as James Joseph Parsons, is an American actor. His most recognizable performance was as “Sheldon Cooper” in the hit comedy series “The Big Bang Theory.” He gained not just recognition on a global scale but also several important accolades thanks to this role.
Jim Parsons Early Life & Education.
Milton Joseph Parsons and Judy Ann Parsons welcomed Jim into the world on March 24, 1973 in Houston, Texas, the United States. Julie Ann Parsons, his sister, went on to work as a teacher. Klein Oak High School was where he studied. At the age of six, he participated in a school play, which inspired him to pursue an acting career.
He attended the “University of Houston” after graduating from high school, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Later, he enrolled in an unique two-year study in classical theater at the “University of San Diego.” According to an interview, he really loved learning and, given the chance, would have even sought a doctorate.
Jim Parsons Career.
Jim Parsons spent the majority of his early professional life acting in stage productions. He played small roles in the movies “Garden State” (2004) and “Heights” (2005). Additionally, he had a supporting part in the American drama series “Judging Amy.”
He gave a test run for the part of “Sheldon Cooper” in “The Big Bang Theory.” After reading the script, he didn’t have a great affinity with the role. But he thought the job would actually be a good fit for him. He passed the audition and debuted in the role in the 2007 production.
The show was about four geeky men and Penny, a waitress who wants to be an actress and works as one. As a result of its enormous success, Parsons rose to international fame.
He has also acted in a number of films throughout the years, including “The Big Year” (2011) and “Wish I was Here” (2014). In episodes of TV shows like “Eureka” (2011) and “Who Do You Think You Are?,” he has also provided the voices for characters (2013). He has also appeared in a number of theater productions, including “The Normal Heart” (2011) and “An Act of God,” in which he had significant parts (2015). The American horror movie “Visions” from 2015 featured him in a key capacity.
In 2017, Parsons began narrating the prequel to his popular series “Big Bang Theory,” “Young Sheldon.” Additionally, he appeared in supporting parts in films including 2016’s “Hidden Figures” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” (2019).
Alongside Claire Danes and Priyanka Chopra, he plays the primary character of “Greg Wheeler” in the 2018 movie “A Kid Like Jake.”
He also played Michael in the Broadway production of “The Boys in the Band” at New York’s “Booth Theatre” the same year. He was chosen to play the same part in the play’s movie adaptation in 2019.
Jim Parsons Personal Life.
The art director Todd Spiewak and gay actor Jim Parsons have been dating for more than ten years. They were married on May 1, 2017.
Jim Parsons Husband.
Jim Parsons, who is homosexual, has been in a relationship with art director Todd Spiewak for over ten years. They got married in May 2017.
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