Simon Helberg Biography

Versatile performer Simon Helberg is best recognized for portraying Howard Wolowitz in “The Big Band Theory”. He is frequently seen playing jesting characters. Born & raised in the beautiful City of Los Angeles, California, United States, Simon Helberg has today established himself as a proficient American actor as well as comedian. He is now 34, according to his birth date 9th December, 1980. His parents’ Harriet Helberg & Sandy Helberg are prominent casting director & actor, respectively. As a child, he went to the Crossroads School, located at Santa Monica, California, along with his friend Jason Ritter, who anon became his room-mate while studying at the New York University. Simon attended the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University, where he received training at the prestigious Atlantic Theater Company. The actor’s full birth name is Simon Maxwell Helberg & he belongs to a Jewish background.

 

Not fond of publicly discussing his personal life, Simon Helberg has always maintained privacy on this front. The reputed American actor is a perfect example of a one-woman man, married to his love of life Jocelyn Towne. The duo encountered each other around 2002 & eventually started dating. After 5 years of romantic affair, the 2 tied knot on 15th of July, 2007. As of Jocelyn’s professional detail, she is too an accomplished actress having appeared in numbers of television & film roles. The couple was blessed with their first child, a baby girl named Adeline on 8th May, 2012, & their son was born on 23rd April, 2014, who was later named as Wilder Towne Helberg. Simon is currently living a happy & prosperous life together with his beloved wife & 2 adorable kids.

 

For several years, Simon performed together with Derek Waters, a famous comedian as “Derek & Simon”, the sketch-comedy duo. Together, they also launched 2 different movies, “Derek & Simon: A Bee and a Cigarette” & “Derek & Simon: The Pity Card”, & comprised a pilot contract with the HBO Network in 2005. Prior to this, he made his appearance in “Van Wilder”, the 2002 released movie & played a minor part in “Old School”, the next year. In the year 2004, he appeared in 2 different episodes of the television program “Reno 911!”& also made his starring in the movie “A Cinderella Story” alongside Chad Michael Murray & Hilary Duff, that year. He portrayed the minor character terry in the 2005 released George Clooney movie “Good Night, and Good Luck”, additional to his little part as Jeff in “Arrest Development”. Side by side to his acting ventures, Simon also came out in a string of humorous television commercials for “Virgin Money”, the UK financial-service company of Richard Branson. In 2011, he landed a cameo in “The Soup”. He portrayed junior Rabbi Scott Ginsler in Coen brothers movie “A Serious Man” in 2009 & had a tiny part as one among the Game Masters in the finale of season 4 “The Guild”. Most recently, the actor was seen as Quinn in the 2015 romantic comedy movie “We’ll Never Have Paris” alongside Melanie Lynskey, Maggie Grace & Zachaya Quinto. He also reached to his audiences as Napoleon & Howard Wolowitz via his 2 different popular TV shows, “The Tom and Jerry Show” (2014- present) & “The Big Bang Theory” (2007- present), respectively.

 

Simon Helberg is an adherent backer for Save the Children. He has also shown his activism in few other causes, including social, environmental, education & humanitarian. Off the camera, he holds keen interest in sports. Active in extracurricular activities since his early age, Simon is a black belt holder in karate, which he has earned at the age of 9. He is one of the most noted American comic actors, who presently carry the total estimated net worth of 4 million USD, all through his thriving career in the show business.

 

5’7” Simon Helberg is best distinguished for his talent of imitating multiple voices. Most remarkably, he imitates the voice of Al Pacino & Nicolas Cage. He also has earned several nominations for his splendid comic performances, including the 2013 & 2014 Screen Actor Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Moreover, his detailed career & personal life biography is available on Simon Helberg wiki. For latest details, his fans can even follow him on his continuing social networking sites, including twitter & facebook. 

By: Dana Luica | Famous People >> Actor | Mar 23 2015

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