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Mary-Louise Parker


Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker, from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, was born on August 2, 1964, the youngest of the family's brood. Her parents were Caroline Louise (Morell) and John Morgan Parker, a judge who served in the U.S. army. She has Swedish (from her maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Scotch-Irish, German, and Dutch ancestry. ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 When We Rise (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Roma Guy
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Roma Guy
 2014 Behaving Badly
Lucy Stevens / Saint Lola
 2014 Feed Me (TV Series)
Emma
- The Goal of Sexual Intercourse (2014) ... Emma
 2014 Jamesy Boy
Tracy
 2013 Christmas in Conway (TV Movie)
Suzy Mayor
 2013 RED 2
Sarah
 2013 R.I.P.D.
Proctor
 2010 RED
Sarah Ross
 2010 Howl
Gail Potter
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie)
Zenia Arden
 2001-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Amy Gardner
- Requiem (2006) ... Amy Gardner
- Freedonia (2005) ... Amy Gardner
- Han (2003) ... Amy Gardner
 2005 Vinegar Hill (TV Movie)
Ellen Grier
 2004 Saved!
Lillian
 2002 The Quality of Mercy (Short)
Sarah Richardson
 2000 Cupid & Cate (TV Movie)
Cate DeAngelo
 1999 Let the Devil Wear Black
Julia Hirsch
 1998 Saint Maybe (TV Movie)
Lucy Dean Bedloe
 1998 Legalese (TV Movie)
Rica Martin
 1998 Goodbye Lover
Peggy Blane
 1997 The Maker
Officer Emily Peck
 1997 Murder in Mind
Caroline Walker (as Mary Louise Parker)
 1995 Sugartime (TV Movie)
Phyllis McGuire
 1995 Reckless
Pooty
 1995 Boys on the Side
Robin
 1994 A Place for Annie (TV Movie)
Linda
 1993 Naked in New York
Joanne White
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Rita
 1991 Grand Canyon
Dee
 1989 Longtime Companion
Lisa
 1989 Signs of Life
Charlotte (as Mary Louise Parker)
 1988 Too Young the Hero (TV Movie)
Pearl Spencer
 1975 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
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Starred as Catherine in David Auburn's "Proof" at the Walter Kerr Theatre, directed by Daniel Sullivan (10/24/2000 - 1/5/2003). She won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, a Lucille Lortel Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, a Drama League Award, an Obie Award and a New York Magazine Award for her performance. She also received... See more »

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4 Interviews | 11 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Louise Parker | Moore and Parker

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

Words are really powerful. I don't believe that axiom at all - words can absolutely hurt you. Words can wound. They can do a lot of damage. I think they can do way more damage than sticks and stones. I'll take sticks and stones. See more »

Trivia:

Has had a long-time close friendship with Counting Crows front man, Adam Duritz. Their birthdays are a day apart; he was born on August 1, 1964, she on August 2, 1964. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays loud, talkative women

Star Sign:

Leo

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