Cuoco began her acting career at a young age, appearing in commercials and television shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s. She gained recognition for her role as Bridget Hennessy on the ABC sitcom “8 Simple Rules” from 2002 to 2005.
However, it was her role as Penny on “The Big Bang Theory” that catapulted Cuoco to international fame. The show, which aired from 2007 to 2019, became a huge success and earned her critical acclaim and several award nominations. Cuoco’s portrayal of the lovable, aspiring actress and neighbor to a group of nerdy scientists endeared her to audiences worldwide.
After “The Big Bang Theory” ended, Cuoco ventured into producing and starred in the HBO Max series “The Flight Attendant” in 2020. She also served as an executive producer on the show, which received positive reviews and earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy.