56 years old (Born on August 02, 1964)
Actress; She is famous from Weeds, Fried Green Tomatoes, Angels in America, The West Wing.Is part German Is part Swedish. Recently broke up with her "Weeds" (2005) co-star, Jeffrey Dean Morgan [June 26, 2007]. Split with actor Billy Crudup in November of 2003, after seven years. She was seven months pregnant with his child at the time. Performed in "Proof," which first opened at Manhattan Theatre Club, then moving to Broadway. She won the Tony award for Best Actress in a Play for this in 2001.
Mary Louise Parker's Best Moments
Fun Facts About Mary Louise Parker
Won Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for "Proof." She had previously received a Tony nomination in the same category in 1990 for "Prelude to a Kiss."
Nominated for the 2005 Tony Award for "Reckless" (Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play).
Turned down the opportunity to replace Shannen Doherty on "Charmed" (1998).
Her critically acclaimed role as a jaded London prostitute named Poopay in "Communicating Doors" played in New York City at the Variety Arts Theatre on Third Avenue, 1998.
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42.
Graduated from the prestigious North Carolina School of Arts.
The Counting Crows song "Butterfly in Reverse" was written for her.
Son, William Atticus, born 7 January 2004.
Considered for the role of Susan Mayer in "Desperate Housewives" (2004).
For the film The Best Thief in the World (2004), originally Eric Stoltz was offered the role of her husband, but Mary-Louise Parker wanted someone older so asked the producers to hire the actor David Warshofsky. The film never received a theatrical release.
At age 43, she adopted her second child, a baby girl from Africa, named Ash. This is apparently a shortened version of her birth name, Aberash. The girl's full name is Caroline Aberash Parker.