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Jim Parsons (born March 24th 1973) is a US TV and film star most commonly known for starring in 'The Big Bang Theory'.

Net worth: Jim Parsons has a net worth of $30 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Acting career: Before landing the role of pedantic physicist Sheldon Cooper in Chuck Lorre's sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory', Jim Parsons appeared in the drama 'Judging Amy' and the films 'Heights', 'School for Scoundrels' and 'Garden State'. 'The Big Bang Theory' also starred Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco.

In 2011, he starred opposite Jack Black and Owen Wilson 'The Big Year', and later appeared in 'The Muppets'. In 2015, he appeared with Rihanna in the sci-fi children's animation 'Home'.

Among Parsons' Broadway roles are Elwood P. Dowd in 'Harvey' and God in 'An Act of God'.

In 2015 he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Personal life: Jim Parsons was raised near in Houston, Texas and went to Klein Oak High School. He also graduated from the University of Houston during which time he appeared in several theatre shows before attending the University of San Diego. He later moved to New York and now lives in Los Angeles.

He is openly gay and in a long term relationship with Todd Spiewak.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Jim Parsons arrives at the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' studios - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 9th August 2017

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Jim Parsons and Damson Idris
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CBS Announce Two Season Renewal For 'The Big Bang Theory'


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CBS have announced that 'The Big Bang Theory’ will be on our screens for another two years at least.

The announcement comes following reports that the show’s original cast members had taken a pay cut in order to increase the salaries of co-stars Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.

Big Bang TheoryThe ‘Big Bang Theory’ has been renewed for two more seasons

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'Big Bang Theory' Spin Off 'Young Sheldon' Ordered To Series


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CBS has given a straight-to-series order for 'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' for the network’s 2017-2018 season.

According to Deadline, the first episode of the series will be helmed by Jungle Book director Jon Favreau, while Jim Parsons, who had the original idea for the show, will serve as narrator.

Jim Parsons'Young Sheldon' has been given a straight-to-series order by CBS

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'The Big Bang Theory' Cast Takes Pay Cut To Help Mayim Bialik And Melissa Rauch


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The five original cast members of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ are reportedly showing solidarity with newer stars Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch, opting to take a pay cut in order to give them both raises ahead of negotiations for an expected two-season renewal.

Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Galecki (Leonard), Kaley Cuoco (Penny), Simon Helberg (Howard) and Kunal Nayyar (Raj) are reported by Variety to have made the gesture while the entire cast is in negotiations over new contracts. However, the report also indicates that Bialik (Amy) and Rauch (Bernadette) are seeking pay parity with their five co-stars.

The Big Bang Theory'The Big Bang Theory' stars are currently in contract negotations

Continue reading: 'The Big Bang Theory' Cast Takes Pay Cut To Help Mayim Bialik And Melissa Rauch

Jim Parsons at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

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Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Jim Parsons

Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Kimberly Quinn, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Lidya Jewett, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Glenn Powel and Theodore Melfi in the press room at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Expo Hall - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 29th January 2017

Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Kimberly Quinn, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Lidya Jewett, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Glenn Powel and Theodore Melfi
Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Kimberly Quinn, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Lidya Jewett, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Glenn Powel and Theodore Melfi
Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Kimberly Quinn, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Lidya Jewett, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Glenn Powel and Theodore Melfi
Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Jim Parsons, Kimberly Quinn, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Lidya Jewett, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Glenn Powel and Theodore Melfi

Jim Parsons Speaks About 'Big Bang Theory' Young Sheldon Spin-Off


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‘Big Bang Theory’ star Jim Parsons has spoken about the upcoming spin-off series focusing on his character Sheldon, which is currently in development at CBS.

The series will follow a young, potentially teenage version of Sheldon Cooper, and while the role will require a new actor to play the future physicist Parsons will serve as executive producer. Parsons offered some advice for whomever gets cast in the role. "I would advise that actor to watch me as little as possible, and take that thing by the horns, and make it your own," he said.

Jim Parsons at the Palm Springs Film FestivalJim Parsons has some advice for the actor playing the young Sheldon

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Jim Parsons at the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala held at Palm Springs Convention Center, California, United States - Monday 2nd January 2017

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Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons

Sheldon Cooper Gets Birthday Party To Remember In 200th Episode Of 'The Big Bang Theory'


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It was the 200th episode of CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' last night (February 25th 2016) and, as part of this milestone celebration, we got to experience Sheldon Cooper's first ever adult birthday party. It was an episode that really showed how far he's come as a human being.

Big Bang Theory cast'The Big Bang Theory' celebrates 200th episode with Sheldon's birthday

Sheldon (played by Jim Parsons) has changed a lot over the last nine years. Not only is he in a long-term relationship, but he's finally given Amy Farrah-Fowler the intimacy she's been waiting so long for and he's learnt a lot about proper social interaction. He's resolved long-held feuds (Wil Wheaton) and worn some epic T-shirts, but the 200th episode was just a little bit different.

Continue reading: Sheldon Cooper Gets Birthday Party To Remember In 200th Episode Of 'The Big Bang Theory'

Sex Or Star Wars? Sheldon Cooper Makes The Right Decision In 'The Big Bang Theory'


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If you thought the most exciting moment of 2015 was going to be watching 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', you'd be totally wrong. In fact, the most significant moment of 'The Big Bang Theory' so far probably tops even that. Sheldon Cooper has finally relinquished his virginity. And it's perfect.

Sheldon and AmyTV's most adorable couple finally get it on

For this socially awkward, genius physicist played by Jim Parsons, intimacy and romance has always been a huge problem. Girlfriend Amy Farrah Fowler is a little more into those areas, but her patience over her five-year relationship with Sheldon has been remarkable; content with holding hands, infrequent hugs and occasional brief kisses, she deserved a little more passion from her long-term boyfriend.

Continue reading: Sex Or Star Wars? Sheldon Cooper Makes The Right Decision In 'The Big Bang Theory'

15 Best Sheldon Cooper Quotes From 'The Big Bang Theory'


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Jim Parsons' character on geek sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory' is a favourite on the show, mainly for his OCD-like tendencies, his social awkwardness and his over-complicated way of seeing the world. But since he embarked on a relationship with Amy Farrah Fowler, fans have been willing him to break one of his own rules.

Jim ParsonsJim Parsons brings us the best TV character ever

The sexually frustrated Amy may finally get what she's been waiting for for 5 years. It's been a largely platonic relationship between her and Sheldon, with the pair only going so far as to hold hands, briefly kiss and awkwardly cuddle, but now producers have decided it's time to consummate their relationship. In honour of this big step for Sheldon, we've produced a list of some of his best ever quotes.

Continue reading: 15 Best Sheldon Cooper Quotes From 'The Big Bang Theory'

Video - Alec Baldwin Brings Pregnant Wife And Daughter To Last Ever 'Letterman' - Part 2


'30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin arrives with his heavily pregnant wife Hilaria Baldwin and their young daughter Carmen at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York for the last ever episode of 'The Late Show With David Letterman'. Alec appears to be clutching a gold-wrapped gift - presumably for David Letterman - which he puts aside as he poses with his family. The Baldwins appear to be on good terms with the photographers, as Hilaria shakes one of their hands and Alec asks them if someone he knows is about. He is later seen taking photos of the paparazzi with his phone.

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Video - Jim Parsons Greets Fans Outside Broadway's Studio 54


'The Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons chats away to fans as he hurriedly signs autographs for those backstage at Studio 54 in New York. He thanks his fans and smiles broadly at photographers, but is unable to stop to pose for press shots as he is hurried inside the building.

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Has 'Home's' $54 Million Debut Given DreamWorks The Box Office Boost It Needed?


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Dreamworks' newest animated feature Home has topped the box office this weekend, taking an estimated $54 million. The film's opening weekend success means it is already a hit for studio DreamWorks, which has had a difficult time as of late, with recent releases under performing at the box office.

HomeHome has topped the US box office.

The film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a young girl named Tip and Oh, an outcast alien from outer space. Pop star Rihanna provides the voice of Tip, while ‘Big Bang Theory’ star Jim Parsons is her unlikely accomplice.

Continue reading: Has 'Home's' $54 Million Debut Given DreamWorks The Box Office Boost It Needed?

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Jim Parsons

Date of birth

24th March, 1973

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

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Home Movie Review

Home Movie Review

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Home Trailer

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Wish I Was Here Trailer

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Home Trailer

Home Trailer

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The Big Year Trailer

The Big Year Trailer

Brad Harris is having what he calls a 'no-life crisis'. He is stuck in a...

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