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Jim Parsons

 
Birth Place:
Houston, TX, USA
Bio:
Recent Broadway credits include: The Boys in the Band (2018); An Act of God (2015); Harvey (2012); and The Normal Heart (2011). Also known for playing Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory (CBS) from 2007 to 2019; a role that won him 4 Emmy Awards. Films include: A Kid Like Jake (2018); Hidden ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 04, 1973 (49)

Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA

Bio:
Recent Broadway credits include: The Boys in the Band (2018); An Act of God (2015); Harvey (2012); and The Normal Heart (2011). Also known for playing Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory (CBS) from 2007 to 2019; a role that won him 4 Emmy Awards. Films include: A Kid Like Jake (2018); Hidden ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Michael
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
God
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Elwood P. Dowd
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Tommy Boatwright
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Jeremiah

Photos

THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020)
Robin De Jesus, Michael Benjamin Washington, Matt Bomer,  Photo

THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020) Robin De Jesus, Michael Benjamin Washington, Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Carver, Tuc Watkins, Andrew Rannells, Brian Hutchison Front: Joe Mantello, Mart Crowley Cr. Brian Bowen Smith/NETFLIX

From: 
Date:
08/21/2020
THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020)
Jim Parsons as Michael and Matt Bomer as Donald.
Cr. Scot Photo

THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020) Jim Parsons as Michael and Matt Bomer as Donald. Cr. Scott Everett White/NETFLIX

From: 
Date:
08/21/2020
THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020)
Jim Parsons as Michael, Robin De Jesus as Emory, Michael  Photo

THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020) Jim Parsons as Michael, Robin De Jesus as Emory, Michael Benjamin Washington as Bernard and Andrew Rannells as Larry. Cr. Scott Everett White/NETFLIX

From: 
Date:
08/21/2020
THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020)
Jim Parsons as Michael, Brian Hutchison as Alan and Tuc W Photo

THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020) Jim Parsons as Michael, Brian Hutchison as Alan and Tuc Watkins as Hank. Cr. Scott Everett White/NETFLIX

From: 
Date:
08/21/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Michael

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
God

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Elwood P. Dowd

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Tommy Boatwright

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Jeremiah

Jim Parsons Biography

Recent Broadway credits include: The Boys in the Band (2018); An Act of God (2015); Harvey (2012); and The Normal Heart (2011). Also known for playing Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory (CBS) from 2007 to 2019; a role that won him 4 Emmy Awards. Films include: A Kid Like Jake (2018); Hidden Figures (2016); and The Muppets (2011). Will star in Netflix's film adaptation of The Boys in the Band (2020).

Jim Parsons Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart
 
Theatre World Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart

Jim Parsons News

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, May 5, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, May 5, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, May 5, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival  Announces Honorees and More Photo San Luis Obispo International Film Festival Announces Honorees and More
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 23, 2022

The 28th Annual San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (April 26-May 1) announced that Dale Dickey (A Love Song) will receive the King Vidor Award at next week’s film festival and Michael Showalter (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) will be this year’s Spotlight Award honoree. Stacy Peralta’s The Yin and Yang of Gerry Lopez was also announced as the featured film for this year’s Surf Nite at the Drive-in.

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by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 28, 2022! Robin Thicke and WELCOME TO FLATCH’s Holmes and Sam Straley Guest-Star. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

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by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 14, 2022! Kat has to deal with the consequences of her past actions and make a big decision about her relationship. Watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Tyler Henry: The Hollywood Medium Comes To The Hanover Theatre Photo Tyler Henry: The Hollywood Medium Comes To The Hanover Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

For one night only, come witness the magic healing of Tyler Henry – The Hollywood Medium star of the NETFLIX series Life After Death with Tyler Henry, and the hit television show on E! Entertainment, Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, and see how he uses his unique gift of communicating with the other side to help his clients gain advice, connection and closure with loved ones.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 7, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, April 7, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 7, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 31, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 31, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2022

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Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor' Photo Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse begins performances of the West Coast premiere of Ann – written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein March 22, with performances continuing through April 24. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 24, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, March 24, 2022
by TV Scoop - Mar 17, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, March 24, 2022! Plus, watch an episode of an upcoming episode now!

Jim Parsons Videos

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale! VideoVIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite for the BROADWAY BACKWARDS Finale!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

“You Will Be Found” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul is performed by Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Cast Amy Adams, James Monroe Iglehart, Cheyenne Jackson, L Morgan Lee, Raymond J. Lee, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many more!

VIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: David Tennant Talks STAGED on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2021

James Corden welcomes his friend David Tennant to the show, and David immediately sets the tone for a great chat thanks to his pink blazer. After the two discuss the pains of homeschooling, James asks David about Melissa Von Stressel, the name of his fake assistant that he used to get out of gigs and requests he didn't have the heart to say no to directly. And David talks about the process of making 'Staged' with his wife, Georgia, Michael Sheen and Simon Evans.

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2021

Jim talks about quarantine dragging on, playing Scrabble on New Year’s Eve, giving up on his pandemic painting hobby, acting in the film adaptation of The Boys in the Band for Netflix, and how many times he expects his husband Todd to come see the plays he is in.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020

Based on the BBC UK original series 'Miranda,' created by Miranda Hart, CALL ME KAT stars Emmy Award nominee Mayim Bialik.

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND and HOLLYWOOD on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jim Parsons Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND and HOLLYWOOD on LATE NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

Jim Parsons describes his experience with COVID-19, talks about his newest Netflix projects, The Boys in the Band and Hollywood, and reveals why the Emmy Awards felt like a Zoom meeting this year.

VIDEO: Watch a BOYS IN THE BAND Conversation With Charlie Carver & Playwright Mart Cr VideoVIDEO: Watch a BOYS IN THE BAND Conversation With Charlie Carver & Playwright Mart Crowley
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2020

Charlie Carver and the late playwright, Mart Crowley, discuss the history of gay Hollywood, the significance of The Boys in the Band, how far we've come as a community, and how far we still have to go.

VIDEO: See The Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND in a Featurette About Playwright Matt Cro VideoVIDEO: See The Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND in a Featurette About Playwright Matt Crowley
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2020

The recent Broadway and Netflix cast of 'The Boys in the Band' comes together to discuss the legacy of the play, and the legacy of playwright Matt Crowley.

VIDEO: Matt Bomer Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Matt Bomer Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2020

Matt Bomer talks about reuniting with the Broadway cast of 'The Boys in the Band' for the film adaptation.

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Breaks Down THE BOYS IN THE BAND on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Jim Parsons Breaks Down THE BOYS IN THE BAND on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2020

Jim Parsons discusses filming the movie version of The Boys in the Band with Ryan Murphy, and talks about how he learned acting from Mary Tyler Moore.

VIDEO: Watch a Documentary Short About the Making of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Featuring  VideoVIDEO: Watch a Documentary Short About the Making of THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Featuring Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons, and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2020

The Boys in the Band film, based on the Mart Crowley play, will officially arrive on Netflix on September 30.


Jim Parsons Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jim Parsons been in?
Jim Parsons has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Jim Parsons been in?
Jim Parsons has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jim Parsons been nominated for?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Normal Heart and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Normal Heart .

What awards has Jim Parsons won?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Normal Heartand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Normal Heart.