Johnny Galecki is known and loved by The Big Bang Theory fans as Leonard Hofstadter but he's more than the fictional physicist he plays on television. Fill up on facts you may not have known about the familar face that lights up the TV screen on Thursday nights.
1. Unlike Bruce Springsteen, he wasn't born in the USA.Galecki was born in Belgium where his father served in the U.S Air Force until they moved to Chicago when he was three years old.
2. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting isn't the only costar who has been his tonsil hockey partner.
He shared a kiss with Mayim Bialik when he guest-starred on her 90's sitcom, Blossom. Watch Bialik share the story during a visit to The Talk earlier this year.
3. He's no meat-eater.Galecki sticks to a vegetarian diet.
4. He knows what his neighbors did last summer.
He once lived in the same apartment complex as the newest Criminal Minds' star, Jennifer Love Hewitt.
5. He is a member of the Griswold family.One of his first movie roles was playing Chevy Chase's son, Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
6. He's gone country, ya'll.Galecki isn't afraid to add a little country to his music mix.
7. He's a Taurus.
He shares his April 30th birthday with Kunal Nayyar but is six years older.