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Emmys 2014: Jim Parsons tempers comedy wins with 'Normal Heart' nomination
Emmys 2014: Jim Parsons tempers comedy wins with 'Normal Heart' nomination

Arriving to talk over coffee at Lamill in Silver Lake, Jim Parsons shows up dressed casually in jeans and a polo shirt, no hovering entourage in sight — hardly what you'd expect of someone recently honored with two Emmy nominations. The 41-year-old actor earned his sixth nod for lead actor in a comedy for playing the brainy, socially inept Sheldon Cooper on CBS' "The Big Bang Theory," for which he already has three wins. He's also nominated for very different work, for his supporting role as Tommy Boatwright in the HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's searing AIDS drama "The Normal Heart." There's a line in "Big Bang" where...

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