Bill Gates to guest star as himself in The Big Bang Theory; Jim Parsons starrer will return to TV on 1 March

PTI

Feb,21 2018 12:58:09 IST

Los Angeles: Microsoft founder Bill Gates is all set to cameo as himself in the popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory. The 62-year-old technocrat and philanthropist will guest star in an episode which will air next month, Entertainment Weekly reported.

Bill Gates. Facebook

Bill Gates. Facebook

According to the plot, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) hosts Gates at work and her friendly neighbours would be seen trying everything to meet the billionaire entrepreneur.

Gates joins a long line of A-lister guest stars to feature on The Big Bang Theory as themselves, including Carrie Fisher, Bill Nye, Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Buzz Aldrin, LeVar Burton, Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee among others. He previously appeared as himself in a guest role on Frasier in 2001.

Also starring Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik, the CBS series returns from 1 March.

Updated Date: Feb 21, 2018 12:58 PM