Sheldon Cooper

Character

Sheldon Lee Cooper, Ph.D., Sc.D., is a fictional character in the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon, portrayed by actor Jim Parsons in The Big Bang Theory and Iain Armitage in Young Sheldon. For his portrayal, Parsons has won four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a TCA Award, and two Critics' Choice Television Awards. The character's childhood is the focus of Young Sheldon; the series is set in 1989 when 9-year-old Sheldon has skipped ahead four grades, to start high school alongside his older brother.

Sheldon Lee Cooper, Ph.D., Sc.D., is a fictional character in the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon, portrayed by actor Jim Parsons in The Big Bang Theory and Iain Armitage in Young Sheldon. For his portrayal, Parsons has won four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a TCA Award, and two Critics' Choice Television Awards. The character's childhood is the focus of Young Sheldon; the series is set in 1989 when 9-year-old Sheldon has skipped ahead four grades, to start high school alongside his older brother.

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