Mary-Louise Parker,Biography,Age, Kids, Networth And Movies

Mary-Louise Parker is an American Actress and writer born on August 2, 1964 in Fort Jackson South California. She first made her stage debut as

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Mary-Louise Parker Biography

Mary-Louise Parker is an American Actress and writer born on August 2, 1964, in Fort Jackson South California. She first made her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas’s Prelude to a Kiss in 1990 (for which she received a Tony Award nomination, she came in for prominent roles in films like Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon is a 1991 American drama film directed and produced by Lawrence Kasdan and written by Kasdan with his wife Meg. Featuring an ensemble cast, the film is about random events affecting a diverse group of people, exploring the race- and class-imposed chasms which separate members of the same community. This film was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox,Among other films she starred in are: Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), The Client (1994), Bullets over Broadway (1994), Boys on the Side (1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), and The Maker (1997). Parker went to enjoy large success Nancy Botwin, the lead role on the television series Weeds, which ran from 2005 to 2012 for this she received 3 awards between 2007 and 2009.

Mary-Louise Parker Age

Parker was born on 2 August 1964 and is 54 years of age as of 2018

Mary-Louise Parker Personal Life

From 1996 to November 2003, Parker dated actor Billy Crudup. She was seven months pregnant with their son, William Atticus Parker, who was born in 2004 when their relationship ended. William’s godmother is actress Susan Sarandon. In December 2006, Parker began dating another actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, whom she met on the set of Weeds. On February 12, 2008, Parker and Morgan announced their engagement, only to break up the following April.

Mary-Louise Parker Acting career

Parker first got her into her first acting role in the soap opera Ryan’s Hope. She later moved to new york After a few minor roles, she made her Broadway debut in a production of Craig Lucas’ Prelude to a Kiss, playing the lead role of Rita, in 1990. She moved with the production when it transferred from its origin Off-Broadway. Parker won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance and was nominated for a Tony. Parker starred with Kevin Kline in Grand Canyon ; with Kathy Bates, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Jessica Tandy in Fried Green Tomatoes (; with Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones in The Client (; with John Cusack in Bullets over Broadway (1994); and with Drew Barrymore and Whoopi Goldberg in Boys on the Side (, as a woman with AIDS. Parker’s next role was in a movie adaptation of another Craig Lucas play, Reckless (, alongside Mia Farrow, followed by Jane Campion’s The Portrait of a Lady, which also starred Nicole Kidman, Viggo Mortensen, Christian Bale, John Malkovich, and Barbara Hershey. In addition, she appeared alongside Matthew Modine in Tim Hunter’s The Maker (1997)She has featured in other films including  The Red Sparrow you can follow her history in the table below.

Mary-Louise Parker Kids

Mary has one son William Atticus Parker, born in 2004 with ex-boyfriend Billy Crudup. She Later adapted an Ethiopian girl Caroline Aberash Parker in 2007.

Mary-Louise Parker West Wing

Parker played the role of Amy Gardner in the west wing series.

Mary-Louise Parker Net Worth and Awards

Louise Parker’s net worth is $16 million at present
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She is the recipient of both Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Harper Pitt on the acclaimed HBO TV series, Angels in America in 2003. She received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Catherine Llewellyn in David Auburn’s Proof in 2001, among other accolades.

Mary-Louise Parker Dear Mr. You

Mary is the re-known author of the book  Dear Mr. You.It’s in this book that Mary pours out her heart in the form of letters to men who greatly helped her life. In 35  stylistically varying letters some heartbreaking some honest and some funny, she writes to and about men both imagined and real. From her unknown grandfather to the beloved priest of her childhood, from her ex-lovers to the future suitors of her daughter. This book is in its own way unique and unlike any other celebrity book, you’ve read.

Mary-Louise Parker Weeds

Mary starred as Nancy Botwin the central character in the American dark series Weeds. The television series created by Jenji Kohan for Showtime.Nancy a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling marijuana to support her family. Over the course of the series, she and her family increasingly become entangled in illegal activity. In August 2005 she debuted on the network and received the highest ratings. The show ended in 2012 with the eighth and final series. The show has received numerous awards including two Emmy awards.

Mary-Louise Parker Interview

MLP: I find it really thrilling and relaxing and fun. I don’t apply those particular words to hardly anything else—except maybe sex. It’s all about communicating. If you are somebody who doesn’t have a natural ease with other people—I’m really fucking lucky that I get to do things so I can talk to people in a way that feels really honest and really unzipped and satisfying. It’s not that satisfying to communicate with other people sometimes.
BLVR: Is there something about the structure of your memoir— personal letters that no one has to respond to—that enables more-successful communication with the people of your past than any previous attempts at communication?
MLP: Yeah! Yeah! Well said. [Laughs] The end. [Laughs]
BLVR: Was it always going to be letters? How did that structure come about?
MLP: My editor at Esquire called and asked me to write a piece about men in general. I said, “Could you be more specific?” And he said, “Not a finger-wagging thing.” And I said, “I can’t do that.” And then I just sat down and it came out like a letter. “To You, Whom It May Concern.” I loved writing it like that. It felt like the beginning of something I could just keep going with. All these memories kept coming; it was such a freeing format. When my editor asked me to write about my dad, that was also direct address. I had been wanting to write a book and wasn’t really sure how—but I liked the idea that these two letters or thank-yous might frame something. To me, the book is just a bunch of thank-you notes, anyway, because I think apologies are thank-you notes also. It’s the same thing. I wanted it to be about gratitude and I wanted it to be positive. I didn’t want it to be snarky or bitter. I wanted to be truthful and I wanted it to be a celebration, under the umbrella of my dad, who was so massively influential to me and who probably created this little male-centric, man-hungry—that sounded horrible, but—
BLVR: Or just truthful.
MLP: [Laughs] It wasn’t very well said. But this little—whatever that is in me that’s never really sated, and now will never be sated, because I don’t have my dad anymore. His was the one approval that I needed and that was so complete and thorough I didn’t even seek approval elsewhere, except in wanting a man for myself in the way that he and my mother had one another. He was so devoted to my mother. I wanted to have that, too and realized at a certain point, That ain’t gonna happen, not like that. But I realize just how affected I am by men. By their approval or disdain or dismissal of me, or their love. Then you add sex into the equation. I couldn’t write a book about men without sex in it, because sex is quite uncomplicated for me. I’m not freaked out by it. It’s just not shocking to me. It’s something that was always really present and necessary and good.
BLVR: Where you don’t even have to deal with language.
MLP: It’s a different kind of language. Exactly. But you can be so real without using language. And it’s also a great place to use language—not to get cheeky or whatever. I felt like it wouldn’t be a truthful book if sex was extracted from it—if that was extracted from it, it’d be like, “This ain’t no book about Mary-Louise Parker.”
BLVR: I think for a lot of this book the sex is there, it’s present, it’s a part of life, it’s a part of human interaction, but you’re never apologizing for it; you’re not ashamed and you’re not hiding it.
MLP: I don’t have any of those impulses, really. I graduated early from high school because I felt so unsuccessful at being a high school student. I was never asked to a dance, I never went on a date, I just left high school feeling really invisible. When I went to college—it was an art school—suddenly there were freaks everywhere. I was so ready for that. It was like someone had just taken the lid off of a pot or something. It wasn’t something I was trying to provoke with; it was something that I was just really happy to be feeling. I don’t even know that it was something that I was separating from anything else; it was just all a part of being uncensored and feeling unzipped and feeling free and extreme and being allowed to be extreme. I don’t know if you can separate sex from that. It’s all appetite. And it’s all fear.
BLVR: Was there ever a point when you started being aware of the fact that to be a woman in our society and to own sexuality in that way for some people can be seen as subversive?
MLP: I guess so. It’s curious—when you’re an actor, people really rush to categorize you. I was in theater and on Broadway and people saw me as one kind of creature. Then I did a couple of movies and people didn’t really see them and then I did the first movie that people really saw, which was Fried Green Tomatoes. Suddenly there was this assumption that I was Southern, or that I was this apron-wearing, homestead type. At a certain point, with women, people realize there’s no effective way to really pigeonhole you if they haven’t been able to successfully do that yet. The women who are the most successful in my business—financially or in the classic terms of success—are the ones who are a “thing.” Even if they go off and do this kind of role, they’re still basically that “thing.” I think I’ve been lucky enough that I’ve been able to sort of go different places. I didn’t have an excess of beauty that would get in the way, so I could still play somebody who was unattractive. My looks aren’t that extreme, so I can look like different things, use different aspects of myself. I wanted to be John Malkovich. I didn’t want to be America’s sweetheart.
BLVR: What do you mean by that?
MLP: I remember Bruce Springsteen said, “I wanted to go into people’s homes, I wanted to set them on fire,” and that’s how I felt about the theater. I wanted to bang up typewriters with golf clubs. I wanted to set theaters on fire. I wanted to do new plays. I wanted to be seismic when you go into the theater; I didn’t want people to fall in love with me necessarily. Do you know what I mean? Of course, you want people to like you, but I had to let go of that a long time ago. I’m not for everyone. I’m not somebody that people are going to across the board get behind and love. I’m not overburdened by image, so I can—
BLVR: Shape-shift.
MLP: Ya, somewhat. I don’t have to worry about losing my audience. I don’t do social media, so I don’t have followers, but to me, that’s emblematic of something I would never do. The idea of having followers is obscene.
BLVR: Throughout your career, you’ve played characters who find strength in vulnerability and in exposing themselves.
MLP: That’s true. I’m interested in characters at their most brave or their most cowardly. To me, bravery is almost the most moving thing to witness. When you see true bravery, someone really putting themselves behind someone else—nothing brings me to my knees like that. On the other hand, there’s almost nothing harder to look at than when somebody’s really cowardly; nothing makes you wince more. I like extremes. I like ugly-ugly. And I like silly-silly. I’m not much for the nicey-nice thing.
BLVR: Do you feel a significant difference between the vulnerability and explorations of acting versus writing?

Mary-Louise Parker Movie

Red Sparrow
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
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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
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)
– The Goal of Sexual Intercourse (2014) … Emma
2014 Jamesy Boy
2013 Christmas in Conway (TV Movie)
Suzy Mayor
2013 RED 2
2013 R.I.P.D.
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
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2010 RED
Sarah Ross
2010 Howl
Gail Potter
2009 Solitary Man
Jordon Karsch
2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles
Helen Grace
2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Zee James
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
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2005 Romance & Cigarettes
2005 Vinegar Hill (TV Movie)
Ellen Grier
2004 Miracle Run (TV Movie)
Corrine Morgan-Thomas
2004 Saved!
2004 The Best Thief in the World
Sue Zaidman