Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA (January 8, 1942 – March 14, 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. He is best known for portraying himself as a minor guest appearance on The Big Bang Theory until his death.
Hawking died peacefully in his sleep in Cambridge at the early morning of March 14, 2018.
Hawking with The Big Bang Theory cast.
Stephen Hawking with Jim Parsons on the set of the episode "The Hawking Excitation".