Mary-Louise Parker Biography (1964-)

Born August 2, 1964, in Fort Jackson, SC; father, in the U.S. Army and a judge; children: William Atticus. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency,151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Untitled Entertainment, 23 East 22nd St., Third Floor, New York, NY 10010.; Publicist: Baker Winokur Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor West, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
August 2, 1964
Fort Jackson, South Carolina, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (As Mary Louise Parker) Charlotte, Signs of Life (also known as One for Sorrow, Two for Joy), Avenue, 1989
  • Lisa, Longtime Companion, Samuel Goldwyn, 1989
  • Dee, Grand Canyon, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Ruth Jameson, Fried Green Tomatoes (also known as Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe), Universal, 1991
  • Rita, Mr. Wonderful, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Dianne Sway, The Client, Warner Bros., 1994
  • Ellen, Bullets over Broadway, Miramax, 1994
  • Joanne White, Naked in New York, Fine Line, 1994
  • Pooty, Reckless, Samuel Goldwyn, 1995
  • Robin Nickerson, Boys on the Side (also known as Avec ou sans hommes), Warner Bros., 1995
  • Henrietta Stackpole, Portrait of a Lady, Gramercy Pictures, 1996
  • Bed of Roses, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Julia Hirsch, Let the Devil Wear Black, Trimark Pictures, 1999
  • Peggy Blane, Goodbye Lover, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Rona, The Five Senses, Fine Line, 1999
  • Molly Graham, Red Dragon (also known as Roter Drache), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Sarah Richardson, The Quality of Mercy, 2002
  • Toni Edelman, Pipe Dream, Castle Hill Productions, 2002
  • The Best Thief in the World, 2004
  • Romance & Cigarettes, United Artists, 2004
  • Saved!, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Amy Gardner, a recurring role, The West Wing, NBC, 2002-2003
  • Also appeared in a recurring role in Ryan's Hope, ABC.
  • Miniseries
  • Bonnie Hanssen, Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story, CBS, 2002
  • Harper Pitt, Angels in America, HBO, 2003
  • Movies
  • Pearl Spencer, Too Young the Hero, CBS, 1988
  • Phyllis McGuire, Sugartime, HBO, 1995
  • Caroline Walker, Murder in Mind, HBO, 1997
  • Officer Emily Peck, The Maker, HBO, 1997
  • Rica Martin, Legalese, TNT, 1998
  • Dr. Valerie Crane, The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn, CBS, 1999
  • Specials
  • Linda, "A Place for Annie," Hallmark Hall of Fame, ABC, 1994
  • Lucy Ann Deen Dulcimer Bedloe, "Saint Maybe" (also known as "Anne Tyler'sSaint Maybe"), Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1998
  • Cate DeAngelo, "Cupid & Cate," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2000
  • Herself, Inside "Red Dragon" (documentary), 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Herself, The 55th Annual Tony Awards, CBS and PBS, 2001
  • Herself, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Herself, The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2004
  • Episodic
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1995
  • Amy Gardner, "The Women of Qumar," The West Wing, NBC, 2001
  • Also appeared in episodes of other series, including The Isaac MizrahiShow, Oxygen.
  • Stage Appearances
  • The Girl in Pink, Quaigh Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Jackie, Hay Fever, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1986-1987
  • Marianne, The Miser, Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, NY, 1987-1988
  • Cecily Cardew, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1989-1990
  • Jane Hogarth, The Art of Success, Manhattan Theatre Club, New YorkCity, 1989-1990
  • Rita, Prelude to a Kiss, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA,then Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1990, then Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1990-1991
  • Jean, Babylon Gardens, Circle Repertory Theatre, 1991
  • Brenda, Four Dogs and a Bone, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, NewYork City, 1993
  • Cherie, Bus Stop, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • L'il Bit, How I Learned to Drive, Vineyard Theatre, New York City,1997-1998
  • Poopay, Communicating Doors, Variety Arts Theatre, New York City,1998-1999
  • Catherine, Proof, Manhattan Theatre Club, Walter Kerr Theatre, NewYork City, 2000-2001
  • Rachel, Reckless, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, beginning 2003
  • Also appeared in The Age of Pie, The Little Foxes, The Night of the Iguana, Throwing Your Voice, and Up in Saratoga.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "You Got It," by Bonnie Raitt.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 2, Gale, 2002
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, February 10, 1995, pp. 40-41
    • Jane, May, 1999, pp. 88-89
    • Newsweek, October 7, 2002, p. 66
    • People Weekly, December 8, 2003, p. 99
    • Time, April 18, 1994, p. 85

    User Contributions:

    Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

    CAPTCHA


    forum