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Johnny Galecki

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Johnny Galecki
Johnny Galecki, 2007
John Mark Galecki

(1975-04-30) April 30, 1975 (age 49)
Years activeSince 1987

John Mark "Johnny" Galecki (born April 30, 1975) is an Belgian-born American actor. Galecki is best known for playing the role of David Healy on Roseanne and Leonard Hofstadter on The Big Bang Theory.

Early life[change | change source]

Galecki was born in Bree, Belgium to American parents. He was raised in Oak Park, Illinois.

Personal life[change | change source]

Galecki dated Kaley Cuoco who is his co-star on The Big Bang Theory. They dated secretly for two years before they broke up.[1][2]

In February 2012, it was revealed that Galecki was dating actress Kelli Garner since 2011.[3][4][5]

Filmography[change | change source]

Movie[change | change source]

Year Movie Role Notes
1987 Murder Ordained Doug Rule TV movie
1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Toby Reardon
1989 Prancer Billy Quinn
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Russell 'Rusty' Griswold
1990 Blind Faith John Marshall TV movie
In Defense of a Married Man Eric TV movie
1991 Backfield in Motion Tim Seavers TV movie
1993 A Family Torn Apart Daniel Hannigan TV movie
1994 Without Consent Marty TV movie
1996 Murder at My Door Teddy McNair TV movie
1997 Bean Stingo Wheelie
Suicide Kings Ira Reder
I Know What You Did Last Summer Max Neurick
1998 The Opposite of Sex Jason Bock
2000 Playing Mona Lisa Arthur
Bounce Seth
2001 Morgan's Ferry Darcy
Vanilla Sky Peter Brown
2003 Bookies Jude
2004 Chrystal Barry
White Like Me Marcus Short movie
2005 Happy Endings Miles Uncredited role
2007 Who You Know David Short movie
2008 Hancock Jeremy Cameo Role
2009 Table for Three Ted Direct-to-video release
2011 In Time Borel

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Hardball Male Escort #1 Episode: "The Hunt for Honus Wagner"
1991 Blossom Jason Episode: "Sex, Lies and Teenagers"
1990–1991 American Dreamer Danny Nash 17 episodes.
1992 Billy David MacGregor 13 episodes.
1993 Civil Wars Student accused of cheating Episode: "Split Ends"
1992–1997 Roseanne Kevin/David Healy 92 episodes.
Nominated for four and winner of one Young Artist Award.
2000 Batman Beyond Knux (voice) Episode: "April Moon"
The Norm Show Dale Stockhouse Episode: "Norm vs. Youth: Part 1"
Episode: "Norm vs. Youth: Part 2"
2004 LAX Leland Pressman Episode: "Finnegan Again, Begin Again"
2005 My Name Is Earl Scott Episode: "Stole Beer from a Golfer"
Hope & Faith Jay Episode: "Blood Is Thicker Than Daughter"
Episode: "The Restaurant"
Episode: "Jay Date"
2006 American Dad! Arnie Episode: "Irregarding Steve"
2006–2007 My Boys Trouty Episode: "Clubhouse Cancer"
Episode: "Take One for the Team"
Episode: "Ethics"
2007–2019 The Big Bang Theory Leonard Hofstadter Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (2011)
Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy (2011)
2009 Family Guy Leonard Hofstadter Episode: "Business Guy"
2011 Entourage Himself Recurring guest star

References[change | change source]

  1. Thomson, Katherine. "Kaley Cuoco & Johnny Galecki Dated: 'Big Bang' Costars Together Two YEARS". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2012-03-03.
  2. "Kaley Cuoco Secretly Dated Big Bang Theory Costar for 2 Years". US Weekly. Retrieved 2012-04-04.
  3. Simpson, Leah (February 2012). "'Big Bang Theory' star Johnny Galecki dating 'Pan Am's Kelli Garner?". Digital Spy.
  4. "Kelli Garner Goes Public with Johnny Galecki!". US Weekly. March 23, 2012.
  5. "What would Penny say? The Big Bang Theory's John Galecki is dating Pan Am's Kelli Garnerp". Daily Mail. February 214, 2012.

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