Iain Armitage Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Iain Armitage Quick Info
Height 5 ft 1 in
Weight 42 kg
Date of Birth July 15, 2008
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Blue

Iain Armitage is an American child actor, voiceover artist, and theater critic who is best known for playing the role of Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon, which is the prequel to The Big Bang Theory. For this role, he won the Young Artist Award for “Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor” in 2018 and was also nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the “Choice Breakout TV Star” category. Iain has also been a part of other shows and movies such as Big Little LiesScoob!, The Big Bang TheoryI’m Not Here, Law & Order: Special Victims UnitImpractical JokersGroup ChatLittle Big ShotsThe Glass CastlePAW Patrol: The Movie, and Our Souls at Night.

Born Name

Iain Armitage

Nick Name

Iain

Iain Armitage as seen while smiling in an Instagram post in January 2021
Iain Armitage as seen while smiling in an Instagram post in January 2021 (Iain Armitage / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Georgia, United States

Residence

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Actor, Voiceover Artist, Theater Critic

Family

  • Father – Euan Morton (b. Iain Middleton) (Singer, Actor, Stage Artist, Voice Actor)
  • Mother – Lee Armitage (Producer)
  • Others – Richard Lee Armitage (Maternal Grandfather) (Former Diplomat, Government Official, Former United States Deputy Secretary of State), Laura Alice Samford (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Iain Armitage has been signed with Abrams Artists Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Build

Slim

Iain Armitage pictured while speaking at Fire Drill Fridays climate change protest at the US Capitol, with Jane Fonda, in 2020
Iain Armitage pictured while speaking at Fire Drill Fridays climate change protest at the US Capitol, with Jane Fonda, in 2020 (Becker1999 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 1 in or 155 cm

Weight

42 kg or 92.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Iain Armitage is of Scottish, Irish, English, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Bucked teeth

Iain Armitage in 2019
Iain Armitage in 2019 (White Pony Express / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Iain Armitage Facts

  1. Reportedly, he was named after English actor Sir Ian McKellen.
  2. Iain Armitage made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Brian Walls (age 6) in the 2017 biographical drama film, The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Max Greenfield, Sarah Snook, and Naomi Watts.
  3. In 2018, he was nominated for a Gold Derby Award for “Breakthrough Performer of the Year”.
  4. Alongside the likes of Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgård, Adam Scott, Zoë Kravitz, Laura Dern, Kathryn Newton, and Meryl Streep, Iain Armitage co-starred as Ziggy Chapman, Jane’s son, in the HBO dark comedy mystery drama series, Big Little Lies, between 2017 and 2019.
  5. As a voice actor, he made his film debut by providing vocals to the character of as young Shaggy Rogers in the animated mystery comedy film, Scoob!, in 2020.
  6. He has been friends with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Reagan Revord, and Montana Jordan.
  7. Iain is a huge fan of David Bowie and Queen.

Featured Image by Iain Armitage / Instagram

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