Mary-Louise Parker

Mary-Louise Parker

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1964-08-02 (58 years old)
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Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress. After making her Broadway debut as Rita in Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990 (for which she received a Tony Award nomination), Parker came to prominence for film roles in Grand Canyon (1991), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), The Client (1994), Bullets over Broadway (1994), A Place for Annie (1994), Boys on the Side (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), and The Maker (1997). Among stage and independent film appearances thereafter, Parker received the 2001 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Catherine Llewellyn in David Auburn's Proof, among other accolades. Between 2001 and 2006, she recurred as Amy Gardner in the NBC television series The West Wing, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2002. She received both a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy Award for her portrayal of Harper Pitt in the acclaimed HBO television miniseries Angels in America in 2003.Parker went on to enjoy large success as Nancy Botwin, the lead character in the television series Weeds, which ran from 2005 to 2012 and for which she received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series between 2007 and 2009 and received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2006.Her later film appearances include roles in The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Red (2010), R.I.P.D. (2013), and Red 2 (2013). Parker returned to Broadway in 2019 to star in The Sound Inside, for which she won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. Since 2007, Parker has contributed articles to Esquire magazine and published her memoir, Dear Mr. You, in 2015. In 2017, she starred as Roma Guy on the ABC television miniseries When We Rise. In 2018, she appeared as a political consultant in the show Billions on Showtime.

Personal Life

From 1996 to November 2003, Parker dated actor Billy Crudup. Parker was seven months pregnant with their son, William Atticus Parker, born in 2004, when Crudup ended their relationship by leaving Parker for actress Claire Danes. William's godmother is actress Susan Sarandon.In December 2006, Parker began dating actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, whom she met on the set of Weeds. On February 12, 2008, Parker and Morgan announced their engagement, only to break up the following April.In September 2007, Parker adopted a baby girl, Caroline Aberash Parker, from Ethiopia.In 2013, Parker was honored for her work with Hope North, an organization that works in the educating and healing of young victims in Uganda's civil war. The actress began her involvement with the organization after meeting a former victim of Uganda's civil war.Parker lives in Brooklyn Heights.Parker practices transcendental meditation. She says: "I'd always heard about Transcendental Meditation, and I thought, maybe that's the way back in for me. I learned TM and it changed everything". She also participates in a charity dinner for veteran victims of post-traumatic stress disorder organized by the David Lynch Foundation with Tom Hanks.

Early Life

Parker was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the youngest of four children, to Caroline Louise (née Morell) and John Morgan Parker, a judge who served in the U.S. Army. Her ancestry includes Swedish (from her maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Dutch. Because of her father's career, Parker spent parts of her childhood in South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, as well as in Thailand, Germany, and France. She described her childhood as "profoundly unhappy", noting that, "My parents did everything they could; I had books, clothes, a home and a warm bed, but I was never happy." She graduated from Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona. Parker majored in drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1986.

Filmography

All 68

Movies 56

TV shows 12

Self 7

Voice 1

Wilma Munro
Adieu Aurora (2022)

Adieu Aurora (2022)

Movie
Self
Bonnie (2022)

Bonnie (2022)

Movie
Teresa Kaepernick
Colin in Black & White (2021)

Colin in Black & White (2021)

TV show
Roxy
The Same Storm (2021)

The Same Storm (2021)

Movie
Anna
The Baltimore Waltz (2021)

The Baltimore Waltz (2021)

Movie
Marcelline Hemingway (voice) / Mary Hemingway (voice)
Hemingway (2021)

Hemingway (2021)

TV show
Herself
This Changes Everything (2019)

This Changes Everything (2019)

Movie
Stephanie Boucher
Red Sparrow (2018)

Red Sparrow (2018)

Movie
6.58
Gwendolyn
Golden Exits (2018)

Golden Exits (2018)

Movie
6
Janey Patterson
Mr. Mercedes (2017)

Mr. Mercedes (2017)

TV show
6.21
Roma Guy
When We Rise (2017)

When We Rise (2017)

TV show
6
Actress
American Experience: Rachel Carson (2017)

American Experience: Rachel Carson (2017)

Movie
Annabel
Chronically Metropolitan (2016)

Chronically Metropolitan (2016)

Movie
Lucy Stevens / Saint Lola
Behaving Badly (2014)

Behaving Badly (2014)

Movie
8
Tracy
Jamesy Boy (2014)

Jamesy Boy (2014)

Movie
Suzy
Christmas in Conway (2013)

Christmas in Conway (2013)

Movie
Naomi Hyland
The Blacklist (2013)

The Blacklist (2013)

TV show
6.56
Sarah Ross
RED 2 (2013)

RED 2 (2013)

Movie
7
Proctor
R.I.P.D. (2013)

R.I.P.D. (2013)

Movie
7.19
Self
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts (2011)

Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts (2011)

Movie
Sarah Ross
RED (2010)

RED (2010)

Movie
6.09
Gail Potter
Howl (2010)

Howl (2010)

Movie
Jordan
Solitary Man (2009)

Solitary Man (2009)

Movie
Helen Grace
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Movie
5
Herself
The Assassination of Jesse James: Death of an Outlaw (2008)

The Assassination of Jesse James: Death of an Outlaw (2008)

Movie
Zee James
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Movie
7.33
Zenia Arden
The Robber Bride (2007)

The Robber Bride (2007)

Movie
Self
The Reichen Show (2005)

The Reichen Show (2005)

TV show
Constance
Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

Movie
Nancy Botwin
Weeds (2005)

Weeds (2005)

TV show
6.02
Ellen Grier
Vinegar Hill (2005)

Vinegar Hill (2005)

Movie
Self
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)

TV show
6.08
Corrine Morgan-Thomas
Miracle Run (2004)

Miracle Run (2004)

Movie
Lillian
Saved! (2004)

Saved! (2004)

Movie
5.89
Sue Zaidman
The Best Thief In The World (2004)

The Best Thief In The World (2004)

Movie
Harper Pitt
Angels in America (2003)

Angels in America (2003)

TV show
6
Bonnie Hanssen
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)

Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)

Movie
Toni Edelman
Pipe Dream (2002)

Pipe Dream (2002)

Movie
Molly Graham
Red Dragon (2002)

Red Dragon (2002)

Movie
5.62
Sarah Richardson
The Quality Of Mercy (2002)

The Quality Of Mercy (2002)

Movie
Sarah Richardson
Short Fuse (2002)

Short Fuse (2002)

Movie
Cate DeAngelo
Cupid & Cate (2000)

Cupid & Cate (2000)

Movie
Amy Gardner
The West Wing (1999)

The West Wing (1999)

TV show
5.66
Self - Hostess
Independent Lens (1999)

Independent Lens (1999)

TV show
Rona
The Five Senses (1999)

The Five Senses (1999)

Movie
Dr. Valerie Crane
The Simple Life Of Noah Dearborn (1999)

The Simple Life Of Noah Dearborn (1999)

Movie
Julia Hirsch
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)

Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)

Movie
Lucy Dean Bedloe
Saint Maybe (1998)

Saint Maybe (1998)

Movie
Rica Martin
Legalese (1998)

Legalese (1998)

Movie
Peggy Blane
Goodbye Lover (1998)

Goodbye Lover (1998)

Movie
Officer Emily Peck
The Maker (1997)

The Maker (1997)

Movie
Caroline Walker
Murder in Mind (1997)

Murder in Mind (1997)

Movie
Henrietta Stackpole
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

Movie
Phyllis McGuire
Sugartime (1995)

Sugartime (1995)

Movie
Pooty
Reckless (1995)

Reckless (1995)

Movie
Robin
Boys on the Side (1995)

Boys on the Side (1995)

Movie
5
Ellen
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

Movie
4
Dianne Sway
The Client (1994)

The Client (1994)

Movie
6.45
Linda
A Place for Annie (1994)

A Place for Annie (1994)

Movie
Joanne White
Naked in New York (1993)

Naked in New York (1993)

Movie
6.25
Rita
Mr. Wonderful (1993)

Mr. Wonderful (1993)

Movie
Ruth Jamison
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Movie
6
Dee
Grand Canyon (1991)

Grand Canyon (1991)

Movie
5.45
Lisa
Longtime Companion (1989)

Longtime Companion (1989)

Movie
4
Charlotte
Signs of Life (1989)

Signs of Life (1989)

Movie
Pearl Spencer
Too Young The Hero (1988)

Too Young The Hero (1988)

Movie
Cate / Lucy Dean Bedloe / Linda
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

TV show
8.33
Actress
On the Creation of Earthquakes

On the Creation of Earthquakes

Movie

Ratings

Average 6.25
Based on 2.24 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1951
1998
2004
1999
2021
Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1964-08-02 (58 years old)

Place of birth
Fort Jackson, United States of America

Relationships
Jeffrey Dean Morgan (2006-01-01 - 2008-01-01), Billy Crudup (1996-01-01 - 2003-01-01)

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
Mary Louise Parker, 玛丽·露易斯·帕克

Awards
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Theatre World Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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