Sheldon Lee Cooper is a fictional character in the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory, portrayed by actor Jim Parsons. For his portrayal, Parsons has won four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a TCA Award, and two Critics Choice Television Awards. He is a former child prodigy with genius 187 Level IQ. Sheldon Ph.D., Sc.D. is working as a Theoretical Physicist doing research at Caltech. He occasionally uses slang and follows jokes with his catchphrase Bazinga!
The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men) and Bill Prady (Gilmore Girls), both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. The show premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007. The ninth season premiered on September 21, 2015. Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper are physicists, co-wokers who share an apartment. The tv show starts with Penny, the attractive neighbor moving into the apartment across the Hall. Leonard falls in love from the first time. The life of these two main characters and the geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.