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Suzan-Lori Parks


Suzan-Lori Parks was born on May 10, 1963 in Kentucky, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005), Girl 6 (1996) and Burning Ice (2010). She has been married to Paul Oscher since July 2001. See full bio »

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Known For

Girl 6
Girl 6 Writer
(1996)
Burning Ice
Burning Ice Miscellaneous Crew
(2010)

Filmography

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 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1996 Girl 6 (written by)
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 2010 The Making of Plus One
Skye Brown - the director
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 2010 Burning Ice (Documentary) (voyager)
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 2010-2012 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Playwright's Voice (2012) ... Herself
- Playwrights 2010 (2010) ... Herself
 2010 Burning Ice (Documentary)
Herself - Playwright
 2010 MindFlux (Documentary)
Herself
 2008 The Black List: Volume One (Documentary)
Herself
 2004 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 19 May 2004 (2004) ... Herself
 2002 Stage on Screen: The Topdog Diaries (TV Movie documentary)
Herself

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Other Works:

"Fucking A," new musical; written by Suzan-Lori Parks; music and lyrics by Suzan-Lori Parks; directed by Michael Greif; with Susan Blommaert (portraying Freedom Fund Lady/Scribe/Waiting Woman #2); Bobby Cannavale (portraying The Mayor/Prison Guard); Yasiin Bey (portraying Monster); 'Peter Gerety' (portraying Butcher); 'Jojo ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

Someone yelled at me once, 'You never write about yourself.' People used to get so mad at me for that. But my definition of myself is completely up for grabs. I'm everywhere, just like we all are. See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as author of Best Play nominee "Topdog/Underdog." See more »

Trademark:

Plays that deal with sexism and race

Star Sign:

Taurus

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