Mary-Louise Parker

Parker in 2010 Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and writer. After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's ''Prelude to a Kiss'' in 1990 (for which she received a Tony Award nomination), Parker came to prominence for film roles in ''Grand Canyon'' (1991), ''Fried Green Tomatoes'' (1991), ''The Client'' (1994), ''Bullets over Broadway'' (1994), ''Boys on the Side'' (1995), ''The Portrait of a Lady'' (1996), and ''The Maker'' (1997). 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. 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. She received both the 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.

Her later film appearances include roles in ''The Spiderwick Chronicles'' (2008), ''Red'' (2010), ''R.I.P.D.'' (2013), and ''Red 2'' (2013). Since 2007, Parker has contributed articles to ''Esquire'' magazine and published her memoir, ''Dear Mr. You'', in 2015. In 2017, she starred as Roma Guy on the ABC television miniseries ''When We Rise''. In 2018, she appeared as a political consultant in the show ''Billions'' on Showtime. Provided by Wikipedia
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