Jim Parsons is an American actor who was born in Houston, Texas. His full name is James Joseph Parsons. His breakthrough performance was playing the role of the theoretical physicist Dr Sheldon Lee Cooper. After this hit CBS sitcom Dr Sheldon Cooper has become a cult and geek has definitely become the new cool and “jibber jabber,” has become the new “klingon”. Parsons did his undergraduate studies at the University of Houston and was then chosen to do his post graduation in theatre from the University of San Diego. He was one of the talented seven students who were chosen for that two-year course on theatre at the University. Todd Spiewak is his partner of twelve years. His huge fan following has resulted in the sale of merchandise of the big bang theory merchandise. They are a rage among the fans. Gone are the days when people used to make fun of geeks who watched Star Wars and Star Trek.