|Born||24 March 1973|
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.
In 2009, Parsons was nominated for his first Emmy Award, in the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Category. He was also asked, along with Grey's Anatomy actress Chandra Wilson, to present the Emmy nominations to the public on July 16 2009. The 2009 Emmy winners will be announced on the CBS broadcast on September 20, 2009.
He was born and raised in Houston and currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. His birth date is March 24.
Parsons is currently performing both on The Big Bang Theory and the broadway musical, The Normal Heart, for a limimted run