Parker Posey

Inside Biography

Parker Posey is an American actress and musician best known for her role as Darla Marks in the 1993 movie "Dazed and Confused." She rose to fame in the early 1990s after her performances in the independent movies including Party Girl, and The House of Yes. Her other famous film credits include You've Got Mail, Scream 3, Woody Allens and Superman Returns.

Early Life And Education Of Parker Posey

Parker Posey is an American actress. She was born on November 8, 1968. She was born in Maryland in U.S. A. Her father’s name is Chris Posey and her mother’s name is Lynda Posey. Her father was an owner of the local Chevrolet dealership while her mother was a chef. She had two brothers who happened to be twins. There is quite a lovely story about how her name happened to be Parker.

Her father is a dealer of cars had love with the car. The year when car model name Suzy Parker was launched, the same year she was born. So he named her after the car model Parker. Although she was born in Maryland she grew up in Mississippi. She also spent some of her childhood in Monroe, Louisiana. She was a Catholic. She joined the State University of New York and there she studied drama.

Parker Posey's Career

She was firstly seen in television with the role of Tess Shelby in soap opera As the World Turns. Her major role in the film was in Dazed and Confused. In the late 90s, she was seen in about 32 movies. She was given a nickname: “Queen of the Indies”. Some of her movies were Basquiat, Clockwatchers, Party Girl, Personal Velocity and The House of Yes. She also appeared in Waiting for Guffman which was released in 1996.

Other movies were Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration which was released in 2000,2003 and 2006 respectively. Some of her big budgeted movies were You’ve Got the Mail, Scream 3, Laws of Attraction, Blade: Trinity and Superman Returns. In 2007 she was seen in the film named Broken English. She was also seen in several episodes of the third season of series named Louie. She also gave her singing voice in a film A Mighty Wind which was released in 2003. She has also played mandolin on track “I Am Sound."

Parker Posey's Personal Life, Marriage, And Children

She is a multitalented person who has contributed to the field of acting as well as singing. Her dating life is quite interesting too. She dated Thomas Belber and after him, she started dating Zach Leary. After breaking up with him she was seen dating Stuart Townsend in 1998.

After she dated him for 2 years soon after breaking up with him she was noticed spending times with Chris Jaymes. After dating him for 3 years she broke up with him. Later in 2003, she was seen with Ryan Adams with whom she dated for about a year. After that, she was seen with Crage Fergurson for a year from 2006 to 2007. She is not married yet.

Parker Posey's Height, Weight, And Body Measurements 

Parker Posey is 1.7 m tall and weighs around 55 kg. Her body measurement is 36-28-34. Her eye color is brown. Her shoe size is 9.2 while her neck size is 8.9.

Parker Posey's Net Worth

Parker Posey has worked in several successful movies until 2018. Posey has worked in more than 50 movies since her debut in 1993 while she has also appeared in dozen more television series from which she has earned a good amount of money.

According to, Parker Posey's net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2018.

by sushma, 31 May, 2014

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