Jim Parsons wins best comedy actor Emmy

LOS ANGELES - Jim Parsons won the Emmy for best comedy actor on Sunday for his role in "The Big Bang Theory."
Parsons, 38, made it twice in a row with his performance as geeky physicist Sheldon Cooper on the CBS series. With its rattling, tight dialogue and physical comedy, the role proved a career breakthrough for Parsons, bringing him an Emmy in 2010 and a Golden Globe.It has also opened the door to more and bigger movie roles, including one in the upcoming comedy "The Big Year" alongside Jack Black and Owen Wilson.
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