Parker Posey Biography, Life, Interesting Facts


Parker Posey

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November 8, 1968

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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Just like her name suggests, Parker Posey is merely an intelligent woman. Her main weakness is to attempt and impress others. She displays an exuberant persona that only Scorpio women like her can understand. She has a sense of unique ability that allows her to embrace her career without regrets. The “Dazed and Confused” sitcom in 1993 gave her ‘The Queen of the Indies’ penname. Parker went ahead and managed to star in over 16 independent features in five years’ time. This systematically proved that she was worth her royal fame.


Childhood And Early Life

On November 8, 1968, Parker Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. His father Chris Posey is the possessor of Chevrolet dealership and her mother Lynda Patton was a remarkable chef. Chris opted to name her daughter after Suzy Parker, the 1950s model, whom he envied to the core. To avoid high school insults and catcalls Posey’s grandmother gave her the nickname “Missy.” Parker Posey has two siblings. She was lucky to join the R.H Watkins High School in Laurel, Mississippi. She later joined the State University of New York where she concentrated in drama. Here, she roomed with profound names in the acting industry such as Orlagh Cassidy and Stringfield. By bad or good luck Parker dropped out before graduation when she landed a role on ‘As the World Turns’ show. Having played an evil character in the show, she remained in the position from 1991 to 1992.In 1993 Parker appeared in motion pictures by taking three different roles in three movies. The famous one includes Joey Breaker and Coneheads.


Childhood And Early Life

In 1994 Parker rose to fame by playing different roles in films like Amateur, Sleep With Me, and Mixed Nuts. Her breaking part came knocking in 1995 where she starred at the Mayer’s Party Girl. An appearance in Hal Hartley’s Flirt, Noah Brumbach’s Kicking, and The Doom Generation heightened her reputation. Over the next years, Posey’s talent took a turn when she played a role of a Dairy Queen waitress at the Waiting for Guffman. In 1997 Parker also appeared in no less than 14 independent films including an in-hell comedy Clockwatchers and The House of Yes. The films garnered Posey not one but several acclaims. Her acting portrayals garnered her special recognition at the Sundance Film Festival.

In the mid of 1998, Parker was seen in significant roles such as You’ve Got Mail in collaboration with Meg Yan and Tom Hanks. She also took a comedian role in Best in Show film in 2000. Over the following years, Posey continued to star in numerous films including Scream 3, Blade: Trinity and Laws of Attraction. After a short period, Parker was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for being the Best Actress in 2007.In 2012 she appeared in the HBO films; Hemingway & Gellhorn. Her title ‘Queen of the Indies’ didn’t prevent her from appearing in sitcoms films and movies. In 2011 she spent more of her time working in television episodes such as the renowned NBC series Parks and Recreation as well as The Good Wife on CBS.


Personal Life

Parker Posey, 47 is still single as we speak, but she previously had relationships with Zach Leary, Ryan Adams, and Bob Gosse. In her free time, Posey pleasures herself in pottery.

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