Iain Armitage Wiki, Age, Family, Birthday, Biography & Facts

Iain Armitage
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Iain Armitage is an American child actor who received huge fame with the TV serials, Big Little Lies and Young Sheldon, in which he played the role of Ziggy Chapman and Sheldon Cooper respectively.[1]


He was born on 15 July 2008 [2] in Georgia and was brought up in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

Iain Armitage childhood picture
Iain Armitage childhood picture (Image Source: Instagram)

His father, Euan Morton is an actor and his mother, Lee Armitage is a theater producer.[3] His grandfather, Richard Lee Armitage is a former naval officer and United States Deputy Secretary of State.[4]

Iain Armitage parents
Iain Armitage parents (Image Source: Married Wiki)


Iain came into limelight when he started making video theater reviews and posted them on his YouTube channel, Iain Loves Theatre.[5] He got his first break in 2014 in an American TV serial, Impractical Jokers. After that, he has done several TV serials like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2017), Big Little Lies (2017-2019), Young Sheldon (2017-2019), etc. He has also acted in some American films like The Glass Castle (2017), Our Souls at Night (2017), I’m Not Here (2017), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019).[6]

Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper in TV series, Young Sheldon
Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper in TV series, Young Sheldon (Image Source: Instagram)


Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor for the TV serial, Young Sheldon[7]


Subject: History, Science[8]

Poet: William Shakespeare[9]

Author: Bruce Coville[10]

Iain Armitage with Bruce Coville
Iain Armitage with Bruce Coville (Image Source: Instagram)

Theatre: Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia[11]

Interesting Facts:

  • Iain Armitage loves reading and collecting bow ties.[12]
  • He is a good friend of child actress, Darby Camp.

    Iain Armitage with Darby Camp
    Iain Armitage with Darby Camp (Image Source: Instagram)
  • He is an avid dog lover.

    Iain Armitage loves dogs
    Iain Armitage loves dogs (Image Source: Instagram)
  • Iain loves doing magic.[13]

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