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Mary-Louise Parker

Born Aug 2, 1964

Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress, best known for her lead role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, for which she has received several nominations and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2006. Parker has appeared in films and series such as RED, Fried Green Tomatoes, Boys on the Side, The West Wing, and Angels in America, for which she received a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mary-Louise Parker.


1964 Birth Born on August 2, 1964.


1986 21 Years Old Parker majored in drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where she met Joe Mantello, and graduated in 1986. … Read More
1990 25 Years Old After a few minor roles, she made her Broadway debut in a 1990 production of Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss, playing the lead role of Rita. … Read More


1997 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Parker's theater career continued when she appeared in Paula Vogel's 1997 critical smash How I Learned to Drive, with David Morse. … Read More
2004 39 Years Old In 2004, Parker appeared in the comedy Saved!, and a television film called Miracle Run, based on the true story of a mother of two sons with autism, as well as appearing in Craig Lucas' Reckless on Broadway. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
The production, directed by Mark Brokaw, earned Parker another nomination for a Tony Award for Best Actress in 2005.
2006 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Parker received the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for her lead role in Weeds. … Read More
In March 2007, Parker played the lead role in the television film The Robber Bride.
2008 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Parker appeared in 2008's The Spiderwick Chronicles and in off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons production in the New York premiere of Dead Man's Cell Phone, a new play by Sarah Ruhl, alongside Drama Desk Award Winner Kathleen Chalfant.
2009 44 Years Old 1 More Event
She filmed the Donna Vermeer film Les Passages alongside Julie Delpy. Following this, she returned to work on the fifth season of Weeds. Parker took the lead role in the Roundabout Theatre Broadway revival of the play Hedda Gabler, running from January through March 29, 2009. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old In 2011, Parker became the host for the tenth season of the PBS documentary series Independent Lens.
2013 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013 she played roles in both RED 2 and R.I.P.D. She appeared in the Broadway Manhattan Theatre Club production of the play The Snow Geese by Sharr White at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre from October 24 through December 15, 2013. … Read More
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