Posey, Parker 1968–

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POSEY, Parker 1968–


Full name, Parker Christian Posey; born November 8, 1968, in Baltimore, MD; daughter of Chris (an automobile dealership owner) and Lynda Posey. Education: Studied theatre at State University of New York at Purchase; also studied at North Carolina School of the Arts. Avocational Interests: Pottery.

Addresses: Agent—The Endeavor Agency, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.Manager—Frank Frattaroli, Artists Independent Network, 270 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10012. Publicist—Troy Nankin, Baker Winokur Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor West Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress. Concert performer with the cast from A Mighty Wind, beginning 2003. Also a mime. Tribeca Film Festival, New York City, juror on documentary feature judging panel, 2003. Open City (literary magazine), New York City, contributing editor.

Awards, Honors: Special jury prize, Sundance Film Festival, 1997, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, International Press Academy, best performance by an actress in a motion picture—comedy or musical, 1998, both for The House of Yes; MTV Movie Award nomination, best comedic performance, 2000, for Scream 3; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best female lead, 2003, for Personal Velocity: Three Portraits; Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television, 2003, for Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay; Lucille Lortel Award nomination, outstanding lead actress, 2003, for Fifth of July.


Film Appearances:

Darla, Dazed and Confused, Gramercy Pictures, 1993.

Irene Kildare, Joey Breaker, Skouras Pictures, 1993.

Stephanie, Coneheads, Paramount, 1993.

Wanda, Description of a Struggle, 1993.

(Uncredited) Woman at beach, The Wake, 1993.

(Scenes deleted; uncredited) Lulu, Sleepless in Seattle, TriStar, 1993.

Athena, Sleep with Me, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1994.

Denise, Dead Connection (also known as Final Combination), Gramercy Pictures, 1994.

First fairy, Opera No. 1, 1994.

Girl squatter, Amateur, Sony Picture Classics, 1994.

In–line skater, Mixed Nuts (also known as Lifesavers), TriStar, 1994.

Iris, 1994.

Brandi, The Doom Generation, Samuel Goldwyn, 1995.

Emily (Bill's girlfriend), Flirt, CFP Distribution, 1995.

Ferguson, Frisk, Strand Releasing, 1995.

Mary, Party Girl, First Look Pictures Releasing, 1995.

Miami, Kicking and Screaming, Trimark Pictures, 1995.

An Eviction Notice, 1995.

Jo Malone, The Daytrippers (also known as En route vers Manhattan), Cinepix, 1996.

Libby Mae Brown, Waiting for Guffman (also known as The Christopher Guest Project), Castle Rock Entertainment, 1996.

Mary Boone, Basquiat (also known as Build a Fort, Set It on Fire), Miramax, 1996.

Erica, SubUrbia (also known as [email protected]), Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Fay, Henry Fool, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Jackie–O, The House of Yes, Miramax, 1997.

Margaret, Clockwatchers, Goldcrest Films International, 1997.

Dinner at Fred's, Imperial Entertainment/PM Entertainment Group, 1997.

Margaret Nathan, The Misadventures of Margaret (also known as Les folies de Margaret), Shaw Brothers, 1998.

Mirella Burton, What Rats Won't Do, Gramercy Pictures/USA Films, 1998.

Patricia Eden, You've Got Mail, Warner Bros., 1998.

Myra, The Venice Project, Terra Film, 1999.

Gunshy, Initial Entertainment Group, 1999.

Jennifer Jolie, Scream 3, Miramax, 2000.

Meg Swan, Best in Show (also known as Dog Show!), Warner Bros., 2000.

Fiona, Josie and the Pussycats, MCA/Universal, 2001.

Judy Adams, The Anniversary Party, Fine Line, 2001.

Greta, Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (also known as Personal Velocity), United Artists, 2002.

Judy Webb, The Sweetest Thing, Columbia, 2002.

Nick, The Event, ThinkFilm, 2003.

Sissy Knox, A Mighty Wind, Warner Bros., 2003.

Danica, Blade: Trinity, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Serena, Laws of Attraction, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Rhonda, Adam & Steve, Funny Boy Films, 2004.

Asphalt Beach, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tess Shelby, As the World Turns, CBS, 1991–1992.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Connie Bradshaw, Tales of the City (also known as Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City), PBS and Channel 4, 1994.

Connie Bradshaw, More Tales of the City (also known as Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City), Showtime and Channel 4, 1998.

Connie Bradshaw Fetzner, Further Tales of the City (also known as Armistead Maupin's Further Tales of the City), Showtime and Channel 4, 2001.

Frankenstein, USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

First Love, Fatal Love, 1991.

Debbie, Drunks, Showtime, 1995.

Jinger Heath, Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (also known as L' empire de Mary Kay), CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1991.

Tracey Ullman Takes on New York, HBO, 1993.

In a New Light: Sex Unplugged, ABC, 1995.

Herself, Independent's Day, 1998.

Herself, Backstage Pass (also known as The Making of "Josie and the Pussycats"), 2001.

Herself, In the Company of Women, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Voice of Becky, "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 2000.

Voice of Ombrial, "The Deep South," Futurama (animated), Fox, 2000.

Dorleen, "Jingle Balls," Will & Grace, NBC, 2001.

Dorleen, "Loose Lips Sink Relationships," Will & Grace, NBC, 2001.

The Isaac Mizrahi Show, Oxygen, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Four Dogs and a Bone, Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, c. 1995–1996.

Selma Miller, Taller Than a Dwarf, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Gwen Landis, Fifth of July, Signature Theatre Company, Peter Norton Space, New York City, 2003.



Herself, Behind the "Scream," Dimension Home Video, 2000.

Herself, The Making of "The Sweetest Thing" (also known as Politically Erect), Columbia, 2002.

Herself, Personal Velocity: Creating "Personal Velocity," Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2003.

Herself, Personal Velocity: In Conversation Rebecca, Parker, Fairuza, and Kyra, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2003.

Herself, Whether You Like It or Not: The Story of Hedwig, New Line Home Video, 2003.

Albums with Others:

Backing vocalist, "Note to Self: Don't Die," Rock N Roll, by Ryan Adams, Lost Highway, 2003.

Mandolin player, "I Am Sound," Welcome to the Monkey House, by the Dandy Warhols, Capitol, 2003.

Singer and mandolin player, A Mighty Wind (soundtrack), Sony, 2003.


"ReBecca," Sweet & Vicious, by Vicki Hendricks, Nerve Studios, 2000.

"Benediction," Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Caedmon/HarperAudio, 2001.

If Looks Could Kill (also known as If Looks Could Kill: A Bailey Weggins Mystery), by Kate White, Time Warner, 2002.



(With Rory Kelly) Dumb in Love, 1995.


(With Thomas Beller) "It Takes Two," Travel + Leisure, December 1, 2001.

"Last Rant," IFCRant, November/December, 2001.

"Zooey Deschanel: Call the Police!" (interview), Interview, March 1, 2003, p. 174.

"The Coochie–Coo Interview: Interview of Ryan Adams," Interview, December/January, 2004, pp. 110–11.

Author of e–mail journal entries which appeared in IndieWire, 1996. Contributor to other periodicals, including Open City.


(With Ryan Adams) "Note to Self: Don't Die," Rock N Roll, by Ryan Adams, Lost Highway, 2003.



About, November 22, 2002.

The Age, July 11, 2003.

Buzz, March, 1997.

Chud, April 14, 2003.

Edmonton Sun, September 13, 1996.

Elle, February, 2000, p. 74.

Examiner (San Francisco), December 9, 2002.

Film Comment, November, 2002.

Filmink, November, 1998, p. 33.

Instinct, December, 2002.

Interview, May, 1994.

Los Angeles Times, October 6, 1997; June 22, 2003.

Mademoiselle, April, 2001, pp. 112–16.

Metro Cafe, August 26, 2003.

Newsday, September 14, 2003, p. D3.

New York Daily News, November 18, 2002, p. K487.

Next Magazine, November, 2002.

Reeltime, November 28, 2002.

Sacramento Bee, December 8, 2002, p. TK28.

Salon, April 22, 2003.

Seattle Post–Intelligencer, December 16, 2002, p. C6.

Sydney Morning Herald, July 18, 2003, p. 7.

Time, February 3, 1997; February 17, 1997.

Time Out New York, 6, 1996.

Toronto Star, October 4, 2003.

Village Voice, September 29, 2003.