|Date of Birth||24 March 1973, Houston, Texas, USA|
|Birth Name||James Joseph Parsons|
|Height||6' 1¼" (1.86 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Having grown up in Houston, and its northern suburb of Spring, he made his first stage appearance in a school play at the age of 6. Parsons then went on to study theater at the University of Houston. From there he won a place on a two-year Masters course in classical theater at the University of San Diego/The Old Globe Theater, graduating in 2001.
He moved to New York, working in Off-Broadway productions, appearing in TV commercials and in one episode of Ed (2000) before landing a recurring role in Judging Amy (1999) in 2004.
He was propelled to international fame and acclaim three years later when he starred as Sheldon in the award-winning sitcom, The Big Bang Theory (2007).
- IMDb Mini Biography By: IMDb Editors
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|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||Up to $60,000 per episode (2007-2010)|
|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||$200,000 per episode (2010-2011)|
|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||$250,000 per episode (2011-2012)|
|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||$300,000 per episode (2012-2013|
|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||$350,000 per episode + 0.25 point of series' backend money (2013-2014)|
|The Big Bang Theory (2007)||$1,000,000 per episode + more than 1 point of the series' backend money (2014-2017)|