Simon Maxwell Helberg (born December 9, 1980) is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as Howard Wolowitz in the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, currently in its sixth season. He has appeared on the sketch comedy series MADtv and is also known for his role as Moist in the Joss Whedon-led web miniseries Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Helberg was born in Los Angeles, California, He is the son of actor Sandy Helberg. Inspired by the film The Karate Kid, Helberg trained in karate extensively during his childhood and earned a black belt at the age of 10. He was raised in Judaism, 'Conservative to Reform but more Reform as time went on'.
Contributions by All Hallow's Wraith, Cydebot, and Ultimo12.