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Mary-Louise Parker

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Mary-Louise Parker Wins Best Actress TV Series Musical or Comedy - Golden Globes 2006

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Mary-Louise Parker on her Broadway show, "The Sound Inside"

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Mary Louise Parker Pushed by Jennifer Lopez at BAFTA Gala for Prince William and Kate

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Mary-Louise Parker wins Emmy 2004

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[Best Performances] Mary-Louise Parker - THE CLIENT (1994) with Brad Renfro, Susan Sarandon

Mary-Louise Parker 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, 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.