Netflix's reboot of the 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space has a shocking amount of people wondering A) why Dr. Smith is so creepy, and B) why she looks so familiar. The thrilling series, which has been giving me heart palpitations all afternoon, was released early Friday morning. The criminal character of Dr. Smith is played by Parker Posey, an actress who's not a stranger to bingeable movies and television.
Posey has been acting for decades; she broke out in the '90s thanks to roles in quirky films like Party Girl, The House of Yes, and Clockwatchers. She's also appeared in popular films like Dazed and Confused, Scream 3, You've Got Mail, and The Sweetest Thing.
She has become a beloved character actor, known for taking standout roles in Christopher Guest's mockumentaries. To date, she's appeared in five of the director's films: Waiting For Guffman,