10 Things You Didn’t Know About Simon Helberg

December 23, 2013

1. Horoscope

Simon Helberg


Simon Helberg is a Sagittarius. He was born on December 9, 1980 and his sign says that he is both assertive and open to others. His sign says that he is confident in his life and this makes perfect sense because he quickly became a very popular star from the Big Bang Theory. 

2. Los Angeles

This amazing actor was born in Los Angeles, California. Therefore, when he realized his dream of becoming a famous actor he did not have to move far. All he had to do was travel around his own town in order to find auditions. 

3. Karate Kid

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This dynamic actor became a black belt by the age of 10 and was completely inspired by the movie Karate Kid. It just goes to show you that Simon Helberg is determined to achieve all of his life goals no matter what it takes. 

4. Judaism

Just like his character, Howard Wolowitz, from the TV sitcom Big Bang Theory he was raised practicing Judaism. This must have made playing the character with a strict Jewish upbringing a little more organic to the situation. He was able to translate real life into art, even though his home life was nothing like the world portrayed in the sitcom. 

5. Marriage

Simon Helberg has been blissfully married to Jocelyn Towne since 2007. Just like his character on the show he fell in love with a beautiful woman and made plans to get married and live happily ever after. The two have a beautiful daughter named Adeline.

6. Reno 911

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Many people might not realize this; however, Simon Helberg actually appeared on a couple of episodes of the cult classic TV show Reno 911! He played a variety of characters and definitely brought his own spark to the show. 

7. Parents

His parents are famous in the performing world as well, one being an actor and the other being a casting director. This must have opened him up to so many opportunities at such a young age. What an amazing house to grow up in that must have been. 

8. Drunk History

Simon Helberg appeared in another cult classic show in 2013, known as Drunk History. The show started as an Internet sensation and then quickly spiraled into a TV show of short presentations of drunken experts telling historical tales. Helberg played Frank M. Robinson. 

9. Friends

Simon Helberg


Simon Helberg took on the role of Seth in the Friends spin off, Joey. The show was not on the air very long; however, Helberg was on the show for two years from 2004 to 2006. It was only a year before he took the role of Howard on the Big Bang Theory that has been a hit ever since. 

10. Party Liaison

In 2002, Simon Helberg played a character in the same film as TV hunk Ryan Reynolds. In the film Van Wilder, Simon played Vernon another typical character for Helberg; however, it was an amazing break in the industry that lead to other awesome roles.

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  1. kraigeriginal January 6, 2014 at 3:38 pm - Reply

    Except that he’s an Ophiuchus now, and not a Sagittarius. I know, because it happened to me, too. 🙁

  2. Zahirah Zainal January 6, 2014 at 1:35 am - Reply

    mmmm….stalk much?

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