Parker, Leni

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Parker, Leni


Born in New Brunswick, Canada; daughter of Wayne and Drogheda (a high school teacher of English as a second language) Parker. Education: Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, B.F.A., performance.

Career: Actress. Pigeon International Theatre, member of company for ten years; Your Theatre Company, cofounder; appeared in television commercial for Bud Light.

Awards, Honors: Best Supporting Actress Award, Quebec Theatre Critics Association, 1993, for Perdus dans les coquelicots.


Film Appearances:

Mrs. Arthur, Horses in Winter, 1988.

Alice, You're Driving Me Crazy, 1990.

Simone, Canvas (also known as Canvas: The Fine Art of Crime), 1992.

Beatrice Kaufman, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table), Fine Line Features, 1994.

Hostess at salon, Une petite fille particuliere, France 2 Cinema, 1994.

Corporal McDonald, Screamers (also known as Screamers—L'armee souterraine), Columbia, 1995.

Baby Laura, Bleeders (also known as Hemoglobin and The Descendant), Fries Film Group, 1997.

OPEC receptionist, The Assignment (also known as Le Mandat), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Martha, The Education of Little Tree (also known as L'education de Little Tree), Paramount, 1997.

Waitress, Laserhawk, 1997.

Librarian, Nico the Unicorn, 1998.

Sadie Rothenberg, The Sleep Room (also known as Le pavillion de l'oubli), 1998.

Stardom (also known as 15 Moments and Stardom—Le culte de la celebrite), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Anya, Eisenstein (also known as The Furnace), 2000.

Television Anna, Mambo italiano, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2003.

Cashier, The Man (also known as Cool & Fool—Mein partner mit der groBen schnauze), New Line Cinema, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lucy, Lassie, 1997.

Da'an, Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Rodden-berry's "Earth: Final Conflict," and Mission Erde: sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 1997–2001.

Miss Brownell, Emily of New Moon, CBC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dixie, Million Dollar Babies (also known as Les jumelles Dionne), CBS, 1994.

Margaret Truman, Hiroshima, Showtime, 1995.

Sadie Rothenberg, The Sleep Room, Lifetime, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Hostess, Une petite fille particuliere (also known as Le billet de loterie), 1995.

Receptionist at shelter, Whiskers (also known as Moustaches), Showtime, 1997.

Actress and flower shop clerk, For Hire, The Movie Channel, 1997.

Mrs. Barrymore, The Hound of the Baskervilles (also known as Le chien de Baskerville), TNT, 2000.

Young mother, Charms for the Easy Life, Showtime, 2002.

Roz, Deadly Betrayal (also known as Trahison mortelle), Lifetime, 2003.

Judy Rebick, Choice: The Henry Morgentaler Story, CTV, 2003.

Cheryl Cummings, Living with the Enemy, Lifetime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Nurse, The Best Bad Thing, PBS, 1997.

Also appeared in Dark Harbour.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Policewoman, "The Tale of the Quiet Librarian," Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Doctor, "Redemption," Sirens, syndicated, 1995.

Ma'el, Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's Battleground Earth, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, and Mission Erde: Sie Sind Unter Uns), syndicated, 1997.

Reporter, "Red Light," The Hunger, Showtime, 1997.

Mrs. Browning, "Identity," Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension (also known as Galidor), Fox, 2002.

Zoo lawyer, "Hell Week," Wild Card (also known as Zoe Busiek: Wild Card), Lifetime, 2003.

Herself, "Blue Murder," The Call, Life Network Canada, 2004.

Also appeared as Lucy, "Dad's Watch," Lassie, syndicated; in "Surviving Moose," Moose TV.

Stage Appearances:

Perdus dans les coquelicots, 1993.

Also appeared in productions of Du sang sur le cou du chat, The Making of Macbeth, Le reverbre, and Savage Love.



Starlog, February, 1998.

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