Parke, Evan 1968–

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Parke, Evan 1968–

(Evan Dexter Parke)


Full name, Evan Dexter O'Neal Parke; born January 2, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica. Education: Cornell University, bachelor's degree in economics; Yale School of Drama, M.F.A., 1997; attended acting workshops at the Negro Ensemble Company and the American Theatre of Harlem; studied film producing at the New York Film Academy. Avocational Interests: Marital arts, equestrian, and reading.


Agent—Agency for the Performing Arts, 405 South Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Essential Talent Management, 6565 Sunset Blvd., Suite 415, Los Angeles, CA 90028.


Actor. Heartsong Entertainment Group (a production company), cofounder (with Neko Parham). Worked in corporate America for three years.


Film Appearances:

Voice, The Amistad Revolt: All We Want Is Make Us Free (documentary short), 1995.

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Jack, The Cider House Rules, Miramax, 1999.

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Malcolm La Mont, The Replacements, Warner Bros., 2000.

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Gunnar, Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Lieutenant Mayberry, Nightstalker, Smooth Pictures, 2002.

Dexter Clinic guard, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Warner Bros., 2005.

Second homeless man, Fellowship (short), 2005.

Hayes, King Kong (also known as Kong: The Eighth Wonder of the World and Peter Jackson's "King Kong"), Universal, 2005.

"King Kong": Peter Jackson's Production Diaries (documentary), MCA/Universal Home Video, 2005.

Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of "King Kong" (documentary), Universal Studios Home Video, 2006.

Danny, The Air I Breathe, ThinkFilm, 2007.

Basham, All Roads Lead Home, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rafe, All My Children, ABC, 1997-98.

Judge Blanchard, As the World Turns, CBS, 1999.

Charlie Bernard, Alias, ABC, 2001-2002.

Detective Raymond Cooper, Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003-2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Junior, My Brother's Keeper (also known as Brother's Keeper), USA Network, 2002.

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Mumms, Second String, TNT, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

(As Evan Dexter Parke) All Souls, UPN, 2001.

Shane, Jake In Progress, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Evan Dexter Parke) Carl, "Daddy, I Don't Need an Edumacation," One on One, UPN, 2003.

Etobi, "Popdukes," Fastlane, Fox, 2003.

Shane, "Check Please," Jake In Progress, ABC, 2005.

Owen Butler, "In the Rough," Medium, NBC, 2005.

Kahn, "Something Wicca This Way Goes," Charmed, The WB, 2005.

Albert "Big Al" Grafton, "Manhattan Manhunt," CSI: NY (also known as CSI: New York), CBS, 2005.

"Five Pillars," E-Ring, NBC, 2006.

Michael, "Tapping the Squid," Huff, Showtime, 2006.

Gorro, "Country Crossover," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2006.

Frank Cole, "The Beginning," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as ensemble singer and understudy Scar and Mufasa, The Lion King.


Video Games:

Voice of Hayes, "King Kong": The Official Game of the Movie (also known as Kong: The 8th Wonder of the World), Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2005.