Simon Helberg‘s piano-playing skills were real — and so were his nerves.. The Florence Foster Jenkins star stopped and spoke with PEOPLE on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday, where he Author: Natalie Stone. Aug 04, · ‘The Big Bang Theory’ star Simon Helberg freshens up his piano skills to work with Meryl Streep “Hey, I played piano. I can probably play some of these things. sweet-natured. Dec 13, · Florence Foster Jenkins Star Simon Helberg: So when Simon Helberg got the call inviting him to a meeting to discuss playing Streep he does play the piano in real life Author: Paulette Cohn. Some of the best "Big Bang Theory" episodes feature the real-life piano-playing skills of Simon Helberg (Howard Wolowitz). So when director Stephen Frears needed an actor to play Cosmé McMoon, the long-suffering accompanist to the vastly wealthy and equally vastly untalented Florence Foster Jenkins, Helberg was the perfect versant.us: Nell Minow.
Just blind, pure passion. Also, there were hints at his sexuality, and he actually was born in Mexico and came to Texas when he was, I think, a couple years old. We spent a lot of time practicing together and it was this very kind of intimate, beautiful relationship. It was in Koreatown. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Impact: This New World.
Follow us. Impact: This New World. I would just go there and I would practice like a mad man. It just is unconscious to a degree but particularly in comedy rhythm is pretty essential and there's probably something more physiological going on. Email Address:.