Five Things We Learned About Jim Parsons on 'IAS'

Five Things We Learned About Jim Parsons on 'IAS'

Jim explains love, Broadway, and Sheldon (or at least he tries to) in his interview with James Lipton. 

Jim Parsons is famously known as Sheldon from the 'Big Bang Theory,' but there is so much more to the man behind the super genius. Jim opens up to 'Inside the Actors Studio' about his life, including everything from how too much television as a child benefitted his career to taking on the role of God. 

1. Jim doesn't know very much about science.

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Not Knowing Science Helps Jim Parsons Play Sheldon

He may not have any idea what he's talking about, but he could have certainly fooled us! 

2. His favorite word is...wonderful!

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Jim Parsons: Bernard Pivot Questionnaire

It's actually much more than his favorite word -- it happens to also be the name of his production company with his partner, That's Wonderful Productions. How wonderful. 

3. Jim's first date with his partner was a blind date at a karaoke bar.

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Jim Parsons Talks Coming Out and 'The Normal Heart'

On Jim's first date with his parter Todd Spiewak, Todd sang a song called 'I Found Someone.' Ironic, isn't it?

4. Watching sitcoms was like an acting class for Jim.

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Watching Sitcoms Was Acting 101 for Jim Parsons

So there is some good in watching a lot of television as a child. 

5. Jim Parsons is a god amongst men...well, at least on stage.


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James Lipton Interviews God

In his most recent Broadway show An Act of God, Jim plays God himself answering all the questions, well, only God could answer. 

And we'll say this is fact five and half -- he has always been that darn cute, as evidenced below. 

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