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Mary-Louise Parker


Southern-bred Mary-Louise Parker, from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, was born on August 2, 1964, the youngest of four born to Judge John Morgan Parker and the former Caroline Louise Morell. She comes from Swedish, English, Scottish, Scotch-Irish, German, and Dutch ancestry. Her father's occupation took the family both around the country and abroad... See full bio »

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Weeds
Weeds Nancy Botwin
(2005-2012)
RED
RED Sarah Ross
(2010)
Angels in America
Angels in America Harper Pitt
(2003)
R.I.P.D.
R.I.P.D. Proctor
(2013)

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 2018 Red Sparrow (post-production)
Stephanie Boucher
 2017 Mr. Mercedes (TV Series)
Janey Patterson
- Willow Lake (2017) ... Janey Patterson
- People in the Rain (2017) ... Janey Patterson
- The Suicide Hour (2017) ... Janey Patterson
- Gods Who Fall (2017) ... Janey Patterson
- Cloudy, with a Chance of Mayhem (2017) ... Janey Patterson
 2017 Billions (TV Series)
George Minchak
- Ball in Hand (2017) ... George Minchak
- With or Without You (2017) ... George Minchak
 2017 When We Rise (TV Mini-Series)
Roma Guy
- Night III: Parts IV and V (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Night II: Parts II and III (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Night IV: Part VI and VII (2017) ... Roma Guy
- Night I: Part I (2017) ... Roma Guy
 2017 Golden Exits
Gwendolyn
 2016 Chronically Metropolitan
Annabel (as Mary Louise Parker)
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Naomi Hyland
- Dr. Linus Creel (No. 82) (2014) ... Naomi Hyland
- Dr. James Covington (No. 89) (2014) ... Naomi Hyland
- Monarch Douglas Bank (No. 112) (2014) ... Naomi Hyland
- Lord Baltimore (No. 104) (2014) ... Naomi Hyland
 2014 Behaving Badly
Lucy Stevens / Saint Lola
 2014 Feed Me (TV Series)
Emma
- The Goal of Sexual Intercourse (2014) ... Emma
 2014 Jamesy Boy
Tracy
 2013 Christmas in Conway (TV Movie)
Suzy Mayor
 2013 RED 2
Sarah
 2013 R.I.P.D.
Proctor
 2005-2012 Weeds (TV Series)
Nancy Botwin
- It's Time, Part 2 (2012) ... Nancy Botwin
- It's Time, Part 1 (2012) ... Nancy Botwin
- God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise (2012) ... Nancy Botwin
- Threshold (2012) ... Nancy Botwin
- Saplings (2012) ... Nancy Botwin
 2010 RED
Sarah Ross
 2010 Howl
Gail Potter
 2009 Solitary Man
Jordon Karsch
 2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles
Helen Grace
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie)
Zenia Arden
 2001-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Amy Gardner
- The Last Hurrah (2006) ... Amy Gardner
- Requiem (2006) ... Amy Gardner
- Freedonia (2005) ... Amy Gardner
- Constituency of One (2003) ... Amy Gardner
- Han (2003) ... Amy Gardner
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Constance
 2005 Vinegar Hill (TV Movie)
Ellen Grier
 2004 Miracle Run (TV Movie)
Corrine Morgan-Thomas
 2004 Saved!
Lillian
 2004 The Best Thief in the World
Sue Zaidman
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Harper Pitt
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Harper Pitt
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Harper Pitt
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... Harper Pitt
- Perestroika (2003) ... Harper Pitt
- Millennium Approaches: Bad News (2003) ... Harper Pitt
 2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (TV Movie)
Bonnie Hanssen
 2002 Red Dragon
Molly Graham
 2002 The Quality of Mercy (Short)
Sarah Richardson
 2002 Pipe Dream
Toni Edelman
 2000 Cupid & Cate (TV Movie)
Cate DeAngelo
 1999 The Five Senses
Rona
 1999 The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV Movie)
Dr. Valerie Crane
 1999 Let the Devil Wear Black
Julia Hirsch
 1998 Saint Maybe (TV Movie)
Lucy Dean Bedloe
 1998 Legalese (TV Movie)
Rica Martin
 1998 Goodbye Lover
Peggy Blane
 1997 The Maker
Officer Emily Peck
 1997 Murder in Mind
Caroline Walker (as Mary Louise Parker)
 1996 The Portrait of a Lady
Henrietta Stackpole
 1995 Sugartime (TV Movie)
Phyllis McGuire
 1995 Reckless
Pooty
 1995 Boys on the Side
Robin
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway
Ellen
 1994 The Client
Dianne Sway
 1994 A Place for Annie (TV Movie)
Linda
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Rita
 1993 Naked in New York
Joanne White
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Ruth Jamison
 1991 Grand Canyon
Dee
 1989 Longtime Companion
Lisa
 1989 Signs of Life
Charlotte (as Mary Louise Parker)
 1988 Too Young the Hero (TV Movie)
Pearl Spencer
 1975 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Debuts in starring role of Elizabeth Gaesling in "The Snow Geese" by Sharr White, at Broadway's Samuel J, Friedman Theater in New York City, directed by Daniel Sullivan. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 12 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mary Louise Parker | Moore and Parker

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't live in Los Angeles and I don't do a lot of superfluous press. See more »

Trivia:

Good friend of Shelby Lynne. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays loud, talkative women

Star Sign:

Leo

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