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Iain Armitage Biography

Birth Name:
Iain Armitage
Birth Place:
Georgia, United States

Fast Facts

  • A child of theatrically-inclined parents
  • Is a web-based theater critic under the name of IainLovesTheatre
  • In 2015, Perez Hilton hired him to cover the Tony Awards
  • Won the lead role on Young Sheldon by sending a home video of him reading the part
  • Known for playing Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon and Ziggy Chapman in Big Little Lies


  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Euan Morton -- Father
  • Richard Lee Armitage -- Grandfather
  • Lee Armitage -- Mother