Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress and author.
An author is narrowly defined as the originator of any written work and can thus also be described as a writer.
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After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990, Parker came to prominence for film roles in Grand Canyon, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Client, Bullets over Broadway, Boys on the Side, The Portrait of a Lady, and The Maker.
Bullets over Broadway is a 1994 American black comedy-crime film directed by Woody Allen, written by Allen and Douglas McGrath and starring an ensemble cast including John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Chazz Palminteri and Jennifer Tilly.
Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
Craig Lucas is an American playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, musical actor, and film director.
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Among stage and independent film appearances thereafter, Parker received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Catherine Llewellyn in David Auburn's Proof in 2001, among other accolades.
The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play is an honor presented at the Tony Awards, a ceremony established in 1947 as the Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre.
Between 2001 and 2006, she recurred as Amy Gardner on the NBC television series The West Wing, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2002.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
The West Wing is an American serial political drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1999, to May 14, 2006.
The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
After receiving both Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Harper Pitt on the acclaimed HBO television miniseries Angels in America in 2003, Parker went on to enjoy large success as Nancy Botwin, the lead role on the television series Weeds, which ran from 2005 to 2012 and for which she received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series between 2007 and 2009 and received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2006.
Home Box Office is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Time Warner through its respective flagship company Home Box Office, Inc. Programming featured on the network consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television series, along with made-for-cable movies and documentaries, boxing matches, and occasional stand-up comedy and concert specials.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Her more recent film appearances have included roles in The Spiderwick Chronicles, Red, R.I.P.D., and Red 2, as well as continued stage and television appearances.
R.I.P.D. is a 2013 American fantasy action comedy film starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds.
Since 2007 Parker has contributed articles for Esquire magazine and later published her memoir, Dear Mr. You, in 2015.
In 2017, she starred as Roma Guy on the ABC television miniseries When We Rise.
When We Rise is an American docudrama miniseries about LGBT rights, created by Dustin Lance Black.