Trey Parker Biography (1969-)

Born in 1969, in Conifer, CO; son of Randy Parker (a geologist). Education: Attended Berklee School of Music; studied film at University of Colorado at Boulder. Avocational interests: Playing video games, tae kwon do,playing the piano. Addresses: Agent-- William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775. Career: Actor, writer, director, producer, composer, and animator. Performer in rock band DVDA. Awards, Honors: Audience Award, best short film, Florida Film Festival, 1995, for The Spirit of Christmas; shared (with Matt Stone) Annual Cable Excellence (ACE) Award, outstanding animated programming special or series, National Cable Television Association, 1997, and Emmy Award nominations, outstanding animated program, 1998 and 2000, for South Park; shared(with Marc Shaiman) Academy Award nomination, best song in a film, 1999, for"Blame Canada"; shared (with Shaiman) Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, best music, shared (with Shaiman) Chicago Film Critics Association Award, best original score, shared (with Stone) MTV Movie Award nomination, bestmusical performance, and Annie Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in writing for an animated feature production, all 1999, for SouthPark: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut; shared (with Stone) NOVA Award, most promising producers in television, Producers Guild of America. Addresses:Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, director, producer, composer, animator
Birth Details
1969
Conifer, Colorado, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Kid Blink, The Newsies, Walt Disney Productions, 1992
  • Voices, The Spirit of Christmas(animated short film; also known asJesus vs. Santa and Santa vs. Frosty), Avenging Conscience, 1995
  • Voice of Alferd Packer, Cannibal! The Musical(also known as Alferd Packer: The Musical), Troma Films, 1996
  • Joe Young, Orgazmo, October Films, 1998
  • Joe "Coop" Cooper, BASEketball, Universal, 1998
  • Voices, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, Paramount, 1999
  • Film Work
  • Director, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • The Giant Beaver of Sri Lanka(short film), 1989
  • First Date(short film), 1990
  • American History(animated), Category99, 1992
  • Your Studio and You, Universal, 1995
  • (And creator; with Matt Stone) The Spirit of Christmas(animated short; also known as Jesus vs. Santa and Santa vs. Frosty), Avenging Conscience, 1995
  • (And producer and sound designer) Cannibal! The Musical(also knownas Alferd Packer: The Musical), Troma Films, 1996
  • For Goodness Sake II,1996
  • (And editor) Orgazmo, October Films, 1998
  • (And producer) South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, Paramount, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Voices of Cartman, Stan, and others, South Park, Comedy Central, 1997-
  • Specials
  • Tom Woodlawn, "Caddie Woodlawn," WonderWorks, PBS, 1990
  • "Please God, I'm Only 17," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1992
  • Canned Ham: BASEketball, Comedy Central, 1998
  • Norman Jewison on Comedy in the 20th Century,1999
  • Episodic
  • Guest, Teen Win, Lose or Draw, The Disney Channel, 1989
  • First Hull Street Rapper, Hull High, NBC, 1990
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 1998 Creative Arts Emmy Awards,1998
  • Presenter, The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1998
  • The 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Song performer, "Blame Canada," The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Cocreator, coexecutive producer, executive music producer, director, andmusical performer, South Park, Comedy Central, 1997-
  • Other Media Work
  • Executive producer and director, South Park Gift Pack 4 (Volumes 10-12)(videotape), 1998
  • Executive producer, South Park(video game), 1998
  • Cocreator, South Park(Internet series), http://www.shockwave.com,2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • (With Matt Stone) The Spirit of Christmas(animated short; also known as Jesus vs. Santa and Santa vs. Frosty), Avenging Conscience, 1995
  • (With Matt Stone) Your Studio and You, Universal, 1995
  • (With Jason McHugh; and composer) Cannibal! The Musical(also knownas Alferd Packer: The Musical), Troma Films, 1996
  • (And songwriter) Orgazmo, October Films, 1998
  • Songwriter, BASEketball, Universal, 1998
  • (And lyricist for songs, including "Blame Canada") South Park: Bigger,Longer, and Uncut(based on the television series), Paramount, 1999
  • Dumb and Dumber II: The Early Years, New Line Cinema, forthcoming
  • Television Series
  • Writer and composer, South Park, Comedy Central, 1997-
  • Videos
  • South Park Gift Pack 4 (Volumes 10-12),1998
  • South Park(video game), 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books:
    • Newsmakers 1998, Issue 2, February 4, 1998 , Gale (Detroit, MI), 1998.
    Periodicals:
    • Detroit Free Press, p. C6.
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 16, 1998 , p. 53; January 7, 2000, p. 78.
    • Newsweek, July 21, 1997 , p. 69; March 23, 1998, pp. 56-62.
    • People Weekly, August 11, 1997 , p. 17.
    • Playboy, June 1, 2000 .
    • Time, August 18, 1997 , p. 74.
    • TV Guide, March 28, 1998 , pp. 23-27, 26-27.
    • USA Today, February 27, 1998 , p. 1D; March 9, 1998, pp. D1, 2D; March 18, 1998, p. 3D.
    Electronic:
    • Comedy Central, http://www.comedycentral.com/southpark/

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