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Name: Parker Posey  
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Date of Birth: 8th November 1968
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Profession: Actress
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Parker Posey.

Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress, referred to as the Queen of Indies; by Time Magazine for her many appearances in independent films.

She was born in Laurel, Mississippi and named by her father after the 1950s supermodel Suzy Parker. She and her twin brother, Chris, were raised in Mississippi and Louisiana. Her father Christopher Posey, owns a Chevrolet dealership, named Posey Chevrolet, in Laurel.

She attended Purchase College where she roomed with fellow actress Sherry Stringfield and, like Stringfield, her first role was on a soap opera. In Posey's case, it was on As the World Turns.

Parker Posey, Best in Show.

Her first lead role was in Party Girl (1995). She would later go on to prove her dramatic merit with critically-lauded films like Personal Velocity, and Clockwatchers. She has appeared in three of Christopher Guest's mock documentaries: Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), and is currently filming a fourth, For Your Consideration.

Parker Posey,Blade: Trinity.

Her big budget movie studio films include Scream 3 (2000), You've Got Mail (1998), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and Blade: Trinity (2004).

Her next role will be an assistant to villain Lex Luthor in Superman Returns (2006)

Parker lives on the west side in New York. She dated Ryan Adams, though they broke up in early 2005.

Other films include:

  • The Anniversary Party (2001)
  • The House of Yes (1997)
  • Clockwatchers (1997)
  • The Daytrippers (1995)
  • Dazed and Confused (1993)

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