Nicole Ari Parker
October 7, 1970
51 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
37-25-37 in | 94-63.5-94 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
9.5 US | 40.5 EU
Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, on October 7, 1970, is an American actress.
Young Nicole Ari Parker first started performing in school plays.
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama movie The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995) in role as Evie Roy.
She got her television debut in drama film Other Women's Children (1993) in role as Marcelle.
Her breakthrough performance came as Becky Barnett in drama film Boogie Nights (1997).
She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Becky Barnett in drama film Boogie Nights (1997).
She was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance as Carol Boone in biographical sports film Remember the Titans (2000).
She was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Reese Marie Wiggam Ellis in romantic comedy movie Brown Sugar (2002).
Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (1996) sport drama opposite Don Cheadle and James Earl Jones
Blue Streak (1999) buddy cop comedy with Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson and Dave Chappelle
Loving Jezebel (1999) comedy opposite Hill Harper, David Moscow and Laurel Holloman
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008) comedy with Martin Lawrence, Margaret Avery and Mike Epps
Imagine That (2009) comedy opposite Eddie Murphy, Thomas Haden Church and Yara Shahidi
35 & Ticking (2011) romantic comedy with Meagan Good, Tamala Jones and Kevin Hart
Almost Christmas (2016) comedy drama opposite Kimberly Elise, Mo'Nique and Gabrielle Union
How It Ends (2018) action thriller with Theo James, Forest Whitaker and Grace Dove
She was nominated for five Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Teri Joseph in Showtime drama series Soul Food (2000-2004).
The System (2003) crime drama series in role as Linda Evans
Second Time Around (2004-2005) UPN sitcom in role as Ryan Muse
The Deep End (2010) ABC legal drama series in role as Susan Oppenheim
Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013) BET reality television parody in role as Herself
Revolution (2013) NBC post-apocalyptic science fiction series in role as Justine Allenford
Murder in the First (2014) TNT crime drama series in role as Jacqueline Perez
She co-hosted talk show The Boris & Nicole Show (2015).
She had recurring role as Kat Crawford in Fox police procedural drama series Rosewood (2015-2016).
Time After Time (2017) ABC period drama science fiction series in role as Vanessa Anders
Empire (2017-2020) Fox musical drama series in role as Giselle Barker
The Romanoffs (2018) Amazon Prime Video anthology drama series in role as Cheryl Gowans
I'm Dying Up Here (2018) Showtime comedy drama series in role as Gloria
She had recurring role as Deputy Superintendent Samantha Miller in NBC police procedural action drama television series Chicago P.D. (2020).
And Just Like That... (2021) HBO Max romantic drama comedy series in role as Lisa Todd Wexley
Attended Montessori school and Roland Park Country School.
Graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1993.
She is the only child.
Has African-American ancestry.
She was a member of The Washington Ballet Company.
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She was married to actor Joseph Falasca (2001).
She married Austrian actor Boris Kodjoe in 2005, they have a daughter, Sophie Tei Naaki Lee and a son, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe.