THE BIG BANG THEORY Jim Parsons Biography

Jim Parsons stars as Sheldon in THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS – Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2007 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Jim Parsons : Sheldon

Date Of Birth: March 24th    Hometown : Houston, Texas

Jim Parsons' television credits include a recurring role in the series "Judging Amy," on CBS, and a guest starring appearance in "Ed."

His feature film credits include "Garden State," "Heights," "On the Road With Judas," "Gardener of Eden," "10 Items or Less" and "School for Scoundrels."

Parsons graduated with a BA in theater from the University of Houston, during which time he helped create a not-for-profit theatre company.  He acted in productions there including "Endgame," "Guys and Dolls" and "The Balcony."

Parsons loves to play the piano and also enjoys watching sports, especially tennis, baseball and basketball.

He was born and raised in Houston and currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.  His birth date is March 24.