Mary-Louise Parker is a well-known actress, popularly known for her role as ‘Nancy Botwin’ in the famous television series ‘Weeds.' She was born on the 2nd of August in the year 1964 in the city of Fort Jackson in South Carolina in the United States. She was born to John Morgan Parker, a former US Army official who later became a judge, and Caroline Louise Parker, and was born the youngest amongst four children born. Due to her father’s occupation, Mary-Louise along with her family had to shift and move around a lot.
Mary-Louise completed her high school education from Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe in Arizona. She moved to Winston-Salem where she joined the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She graduated from there in the year 1986 and also achieved a major in drama. She made her first appearance in ‘Ryan’s Hope’, an American soap opera during the late 80s. After appearing in small roles, she shifted to
where she made her debut on Broadway. In 1990, she was cast as ‘
’ the lead character in ‘Prelude to a Kiss’, produced by Craig Lucas.
Mary-Louise has been nominated and won several awards during her career for exemplary performance. She won the Theatre World Award for ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ in 1990, the Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Tony Awards for her role in ‘Proof’ in the year 2001. She won the Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ‘Angels in America’ in the year 2004. She won the Satellite Awards and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Television Series for her role in ‘Weeds’ in the years 2005 and 2006.
in 1996 but got separated in the year 2003. They had a child named William Atticus Crudup. Later in the year 2006, she got involved with
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
but got separated in the year 2008. They both had a child together named Caroline Aberash Parker.