Jim Parsons

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Biography

  • Birth Name: James Joseph Parsons
  • Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/24/1973, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Jim Parsons Fast Facts:
  • Involved in the founding of an avant-garde theater company, the Infernal Bridegroom, while a student at the University of Houston in the early 1990s.
  • Attracted attention for a FedEx commercial in which he played a lazy worker whose boss was his father.
  • His father, a plumbing-supply company president, died in a 2001 auto crash.
  • Made his TV debut in Ed (2002) and his film debut in John Sayles' Garden State (2004).
  • Has appeared in 15 failed TV pilots.
  • Jim Parsons Relationships:
  • Todd Spiewak - Significant Other
  • Mickey Parsons - Father
  • Jim Parsons Awards:
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • College:
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States (BA in Theater, 1996); University of San Diego, San Diego, California, United States (MFA in Dramatic Arts, 2001)

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