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Parker Posey

Parker Posey recently received an Independent Spirit Award nomination as Leading Actress for her work in Rebecca Miller's Personal Velocity, as well as a Golden Globe nomination for her work opposite Shirley MacLaine in the CBS film Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay. Other films from her vast repertoire include Best in Show and Waiting For Guffman (both with Christopher Guest), The Sweetest Thing, The Anniversary Party, Wes Craven's Scream 3, Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail, Suburbia and Dazed and Confused (both for Richard Linklater), Clockwatchers, The Daytrippers, and three films for Hal Hartley (Amateur, Flirt and Henry Fool). For her performance in The House of Yes, she received a Special Jury Prize at The Sundance Film Festival.

Parker will next be seen on the big screen in Thom Fitzgerald's The Event opposite Olympia Dukakis and Sarah Polley.

On stage, Parker starred in the Los Angeles premiere of John Patrick Shanley's Four Dogs and a Bone, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and starred on Broadway opposite Matthew Broderick in Elaine May's Taller Than A Dwarf. Off-Broadway, she recently starred opposite Robert Sean Leonard in Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Parker Posey Facts

Birth NameParker Christian Posey
BirthdayNovember 8, 1968 (55)
BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Parker Posey compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Cafe Society
You've Got Mail
The Sweetest Thing
Dazed and Confused
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Best in Show
Irrational Man
Superman Returns
Laws of Attraction
Waiting For Guffman
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