Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) does magic with his girlfriend Amy Farrah Fowler (Mayim Bialik)
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What would “Big Bang Theory” be without super nerd Sheldon Cooper? In 279 episodes he annoyed his friends with his know-it-all attitude and neurotic attacks – and yet he was an indispensable and brilliant part of the team. No question, behind the character is Jim Parsons, a no less brilliant actor who mimed the physicist as a jittery, skittish oaf.
Parsons was born on March 24, 1973 in Houston, Texas – and is now 50 years old. He thus shares the origin with his eccentric character, whose youth history is presented in the comedy series “Young Sheldon”. He’s not a natural scientist, but the actor has a bachelor’s degree in theater from the University of Houston and a master’s degree in acting from the University of San Diego.
Before he became a star with The Big Bang Theory, he had acted in several theater productions and television series. But only the sitcom brought great fame, very high fees and brought in four Emmy awards and a Golden Globe. The actor, who also frequently works as a voice actor, is privately
dating his longtime partner Todd Spiewak. Both married in 2015. If you ask Parsons what his favorite production is, there is often only one answer: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.
The most beautiful Sheldon quotes from “Big Bang Theory”
- “I’m not crazy. My mother had me tested.”
- “If someone opens this door, it’s going to hit the wall and that’s not a good sound.”
- “I have a keen ear for bad grammar.”
- “I’m not fat, I’m ‘shock absorbing’.”
- “It is a happy coincidence that we are all scientists, otherwise nobody would understand us.”
- “I’m unable to understand irony or sarcasm.”
- “I’m not crazy, my mother enrolled me in a special school for children with high IQs.”
- “I am a physicist, I have abstract thinking. Plus, I don’t like to think about things that don’t exist.”
- “If you close your eyes, you listen better.”
- “There is no problem that chocolate cannot solve.”
- “I don’t believe in fate, I believe in probability.”
- “I have no friends, I have colleagues.”
- “The only sounds that should be heard in my lab are those of science.”
- “I feel like we don’t connect unless we’re talking about science or comic books.”
- “I can’t understand human behavior, but I can build a rocket.”
- “The only way to screw up a real science experiment is not to do it.”
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