James Joseph Parsons born March 24, is an American actor and producer. He reprised the role in the film adaptation of the play , and he received his seventh Emmy nomination, this time in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. Similarly, Parsons starred as party host Michael in the 50th anniversary Broadway production of The Boys in the Band , which won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play , reprising his performance with the whole Broadway anniversary cast in the film adaptation. Jim Parsons was born at St.
Parsons feared sexuality would be "trouble" for Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has reflected on coming out as gay at the height of his Emmy-winning sitcom's success. Though Parsons's friends and family knew he had been in a relationship with partner Todd Spiewak for many years, the actor discussed his sexuality publicly for the first time in after playing an HIV-AIDS advocate in The Normal Heart. If anything, she'd just be worried for me," he explained. Related: Big Bang Theory 's Jim Parsons reveals "dark" and "intense" circumstances around quitting the show. I mean, I could feel it off her, and maybe she even said it to different degrees, of like, 'How would it work to be a successful actor… pay your bills with it, and be gay? Everybody else I worked with knew, but I was doing theatre and I was still in school… It was lowkey, it was out of the public eye.
Why Big Bang Theory bosses were surprised by Sheldon Cooper's character
The Big Bang Theory initially centers on five characters: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper , two Caltech physicists; Penny , a waitress and aspiring actress who at the beginning of the program's narrative lives across the hall, and Leonard and Sheldon's friends and co-workers aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz , and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. Over time, several supporting characters have been introduced and promoted to starring roles, including coworker and romantic partner of Leonard Leslie Winkle , Sheldon's wife Amy Farrah Fowler , Howard's wife Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz , comic book store proprietor and friend of the other characters Stuart Bloom , and Emily Sweeney though the Emily character was introduced as a girlfriend for Raj and when those characters broke up Emily no longer appeared. The series also features numerous supporting characters, each of whom plays a prominent role in a story arc. Included among them are parents of the main characters, their dates and their coworkers. Celebrities such as Stephen Hawking appear in cameo roles as themselves.
Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has married the man he calls "the best thing that ever happened" to him, after 14 years together. It comes as - spoiler alert - his character Sheldon Cooper's slow-burn relationship with Amy also reached a major milestone on the hit sitcom. The year-old is one of the highest-paid TV stars in the US.