Parker Posey

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Parker Posey
Parker Posey by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Posey at WonderCon 2018
Born
Parker Christian Posey

(1968-11-08) November 8, 1968 (age 50)
OccupationActress, musician
Years active1991–present

Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress and musician. Following her role in Richard Linklater's 1993 cult hit Dazed and Confused, she became known during the 1990s after a series of roles in independent movies such as Party Girl (1995) and The House of Yes (1997) that gained her the nickname "Queen of the Indies".[1] She later played improvisational roles in Christopher Guest mockumentaries, including Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003), For Your Consideration (2006)[2] and Mascots (2016).

Her other notable movie appearances include You've Got Mail (1998), Scream 3 (2000), Superman Returns (2006), and the Woody Allen-directed movies Irrational Man (2015) and Café Society (2016). On television, Posey has guest-starred in numerous series, such as Will & Grace, Boston Legal, Futurama, The Good Wife, Louie, Parks and Recreation, and Search Party, as well as starring in the Netflix adaptation of Lost in Space.

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  1. Corliss, Richard (February 17, 1997). "Queen of the Indies". Time.
  2. Stern, Marlow (January 29, 2012). "Parker Posey on Her Comeback Role in 'Price Check'". The Daily Beast. Retrieved May 7, 2013. Posey is a key member of filmmaker Christopher Guest’s movie comedy troupe

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