November 8, 1968
52 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm tall
34-25-35 in | 86-64-89 cm
55 kg | 122 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Parker Christian Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, on November 8, 1968, is an American actress.
Young Parker Posey first started performing during her years at the State University of New York at Purchase, in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in science fiction comedy film Coneheads (1993) in role as Stephanie.
She got her television debut in CBS soap opera As the World Turns (1992) in role as Tess Shelby.
Her breakthrough performance came as Mary in comedy drama movie Party Girl (1995).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Taller Than a Dwarf" in 2000.
She won the Sundance Film Festival Award for Special Recognition and she was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actress for her role as "Jackie-O" Pascal in black comedy film The House of Yes (1997).
She was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for her role as Jennifer Jolie in slasher film Scream 3 (2000).
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Greta in drama movie Personal Velocity (2002).
She won the Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast for her role as Sissy Knox in mockumentary comedy film A Mighty Wind (2003).
She was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast for her role as Callie Webb in comedy mockumentary movie For Your Consideration (2006).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Kitty Kowalski in superhero movie Superman Returns (2006).
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Nora Wilder in romance film Broken English (2007).
Waiting for Guffman (1996) mockumentary comedy opposite Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy
Best in Show (2000) mockumentary comedy with Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy
Kicking and Screaming (1995) comedy drama opposite Josh Hamilton, Eric Stoltz and Samuel Gould
You've Got Mail (1998) romantic comedy with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan
Henry Fool (1997) black comedy drama opposite Thomas Jay Ryan and James Urbaniak
The Daytrippers (1997) comedy drama with Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci and Liev Schreiber
Blade: Trinity (2004) superhero horror opposite Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson and Ryan Reynolds
The Eye (2008) supernatural horror thriller with Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola and Rade Šerbedžija
Café Society (2016) romantic comedy drama written and directed by Woody Allen
Columbus (2017) drama with John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson and Michelle Forbes
The Con Is On (2018) heist comedy opposite Uma Thurman, Tim Roth and Alice Eve
Elsewhere (2019) comedy drama in role as Marie, opposite Aden Young and Ken Jeong
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jinger Heath in television biographical comedy drama film Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation for her performance as June Harris / Dr. Smith in Netflix science fiction television series Lost in Space (2018).
Tales of the City (1993) and Further Tales of the City (2001) miniseries in role as Connie Bradshaw
Will & Grace (2001) NBC sitcom in role as Dorleen
Boston Legal (2006) legal comedy drama series in role as Marlene Stanger
The Return of Jezebel James (2008) Fox sitcom in role as Sarah Tompkins
The Big C (2011) Showtime dramedy in role as Poppy Kowalski
The Good Wife (2011-2012) CBS legal and political drama series in role as Vanessa Gold
Louie (2012) FX comedy drama series in role as Liz
Granite Flats (2015) drama series in role as Alice White
Search Party (2016) satirical dark comedy thriller series in role as Brick
Attended the R. H. Watkins High School in Laurel.
Studied drama at the State University of New York at Purchase.
Has a twin brother, Chris.
Published her first book "You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir" in 2018.
Good friends with Zoe R. Cassavetes and Jimmy Fallon.
She learned to play mandolin to prepare for her role in mockumentary comedy film A Mighty Wind (2003).
Lives in New York City.
She dated Keanu Reeves (2008), Craig Ferguson (2007-2008), Ryan Adams (2003-2004) and Stuart Townsend (1997-1998).