Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2 1964 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina) is an American actress. She has been the recipient of the Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe awards. Her best-known works include Fried Green Tomatoes, Boys on the Side, Proof, The West Wing, Angels in America, and her current role on Showtime's Weeds. Parker majored in drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts. She then got her start in a bit part on the soap opera Ryan's Hope. In the late 1980s, Parker moved to New York, where she got a job measuring feet at ECCO. After a few minor roles, she made her Broadway debut in a 1990 production of Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss, playing the lead role of Rita. She won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance and was nominated for a Tony Award. Parker also briefly dated her co-star Timothy Hutton during this time. When Prelude to a Kiss was made into a film, Meg Ryan took over Parker's role. That same year, Parker was noticed by critics worldwide when she appeared in the...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Mary-Louise Parker. You should replace/update it...
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