Iain Armitage

American child actor

Iain Armitage (born July 15, 2008) is an American child actor and theatre critic. He played Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon, prequel to The Big Bang Theory. He also played Ziggy Chapman in Big Little Lies.

Iain Armitage
Armitage speaks at Fire Drill Fridays climate change protest in 2019
Born (2008-07-15) July 15, 2008 (age 15)[1][2]
Georgia, U.S.
  • Actor
  • theater critic
Years active2014–present
Known for
Parent(s)Euan Morton
Lee Armitage
RelativesRichard Armitage (grandfather)


  1. "Iain Armitage". CBS. Retrieved November 4, 2018. His birthday is July 15.
  2. Estera, Christine (July 16, 2018). "'Young Sheldon' star Iain Armitage on track to becoming a millionaire at age 10". Nine. Retrieved November 4, 2018.