Jim Parsons wins Emmy Award Posted August 29, 2010

Jim Parsons wins Emmy Award

Jim Parsons won the Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards today in Los Angeles. This was Parsons' second nomination for his work as Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. He was first nominated in 2009 but lost to Alec Baldwin.

Parsons beat out Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Matthew Morrison (Glee), Tony Shalhoub (Monk), Steve Carell (The Office) and Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) in the category.

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