Jim Parsons wins fourth Emmy Award for 'The Big Bang Theory' role

By Kyle Johnson,

Jim Parsons won yet another Emmy Award Monday night for his role on The Big Bang Theory as Sheldon Cooper.

"There's no accounting for taste, and due to good fortune I stand up here tonight," Parsons said as he accepted his fourth Emmy Award, USA Today reports.

The comedic actor also remembered his late father in his speech. "In a career that hinges on confidence so much of the time, I thank him."

Parsons beat out William H. Macy, Matt LeBlanc, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais for the lead actor in a comedy award, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won for lead actress in a comedy for Veep, which is her third in a row. "Honestly I've worked in a lot of places in this town," she said thanking HBO. "And it's my favorite place I've ever worked."

Allison Janney, who also won at the Creative Emmy Awards, and Ty Burrell won in their respective best supporting actor roles.

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