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Actress; Known as "Queen of the Indies" for Her Roles in Independent Films

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 Parker Posey Biography

Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland to a Catholic family. Her mother, Lynda, is a housewife and her father, Christopher Posey, owns a Chevrolet dealership named Posey Chevrolet in Laurel, Mississippi; Posey's first name was a tribute by her father to 1950s supermodel Suzy Parker. Posey and her twin brother, Chris, were raised in Monroe, Louisiana and Laurel, Mississippi.

Posey attended the State University of New York at Purchase, where she roomed with actress Sherry Stringfield. Her first role was on the soap opera As the World Turns.

Posey appeared in minor roles in several major films of the early 1990s, including Sleepless in Seattle. Her first lead role was in Party Girl (1995). Throughout the late 1990s, she starred in a large number of independent films and was named Queen of the Indies by Time Magazine, which cited 32 independent films to her credit, including Personal Velocity, Clockwatchers and The House of Yes, for which she received especially positive reviews for her portrayal of a delusional woman in love with her own brother. She has appeared in three of director Christopher Guest's mock documentaries: Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000) and a A Mighty Wind (2003). She will also appear in his next film, For Your Consideration. Posey is also a favorite of director Hal Hartley. She appeared in Henry Fool (1998), two of his shorts, Opera No. 1 (1994) (with Adrienne Shelley, another Hartley regular)and Sister of Mercy (2004). Also, Posey will appear in his upcoming, Fay Grim (2006).

Posey has had supporting roles in several big budget studio films, including The Sweetest Thing (2002), Scream 3 (2000), You've Got Mail (1998), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and Blade: Trinity (2004). She has also had a recurring role on the television series Will & Grace, as Jack's high-maintenance boss at Barneys.

Posey appeared in Superman Returns, playing "Kitty Kowalski", an assistant to villain Lex Luthor.

Posey has appeared in 2006 as an ambitious but back-stabbing lawyer Marlene Stanger in the legal drama Boston Legal.

Posey has also appeared in 2006 in a commercial for Pepsi Cola opposite Jimmy Fallon dancing to the song "Newton - Streamline."

Posey is interested in pottery and is a contributing editor to Open City, a literary magazine whose editor, Thomas Beller she once dated. She can also play the mandolin and did so as part of her role in A Mighty Wind (2003), a film in which she also sang.

She used her vocal talents on certain records of her ex-boyfriend, Ryan Adams, whom she dated until early 2005, and also played the mandolin on The Dandy Warhols track "I Am Sound" from their Welcome to the Monkey House LP.

In 2012, Parker Posey was honored with the Excellence in Acting Award at the Provincetown International Film Festival.

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Parker Posey Biography

Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland to a Catholic family. Her mother, Lynda, is a housewife and her father, Christopher Posey, owns a Chevrolet dealership named Posey Chevrolet in Laurel, Mississippi; Posey's first name was a tribute by her father to 1950s supermodel Suzy Parker. Posey and her twin brother, Chris, were raised in Monroe, Louisiana and Laurel, Mississippi.

Posey attended the State University of New York at Purchase, where she roomed with actress Sherry Stringfield. Her first role was on the soap opera As the World Turns.

Posey appeared in minor roles in several major films of the early 1990s, including Sleepless in Seattle. Her first lead role was in Party Girl (1995). Throughout the late 1990s, she starred in a large number of independent films and was named Queen of the Indies by Time Magazine, which cited 32 independent films to her credit, including Personal Velocity, Clockwatchers and The House of Yes, for which she received especially positive reviews for her portrayal of a delusional woman in love with her own brother. She has appeared in three of director Christopher Guest's mock documentaries: Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000) and a A Mighty Wind (2003). She will also appear in his next film, For Your Consideration. Posey is also a favorite of director Hal Hartley. She appeared in Henry Fool (1998), two of his shorts, Opera No. 1 (1994) (with Adrienne Shelley, another Hartley regular)and Sister of Mercy (2004). Also, Posey will appear in his upcoming, Fay Grim (2006).

Posey has had supporting roles in several big budget studio films, including The Sweetest Thing (2002), Scream 3 (2000), You've Got Mail (1998), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), and Blade: Trinity (2004). She has also had a recurring role on the television series Will & Grace, as Jack's high-maintenance boss at Barneys.

Posey appeared in Superman Returns, playing "Kitty Kowalski", an assistant to villain Lex Luthor.

Posey has appeared in 2006 as an ambitious but back-stabbing lawyer Marlene Stanger in the legal drama Boston Legal.

Posey has also appeared in 2006 in a commercial for Pepsi Cola opposite Jimmy Fallon dancing to the song "Newton - Streamline."

Posey is interested in pottery and is a contributing editor to Open City, a literary magazine whose editor, Thomas Beller she once dated. She can also play the mandolin and did so as part of her role in A Mighty Wind (2003), a film in which she also sang.

She used her vocal talents on certain records of her ex-boyfriend, Ryan Adams, whom she dated until early 2005, and also played the mandolin on The Dandy Warhols track "I Am Sound" from their Welcome to the Monkey House LP.

In 2012, Parker Posey was honored with the Excellence in Acting Award at the Provincetown International Film Festival.

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  • How to book Parker Posey?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Parker Posey for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Parker Posey, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Parker Posey or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Parker Posey?

    Booking fees for Parker Posey, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Parker Posey, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Parker Posey?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Parker Posey for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Parker Posey for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Parker Posey or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Parker Posey or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Parker Posey is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Parker Posey for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Parker Posey generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jennifer Coolidge, Emma Stone, Reese Witherspoon, Bill Hader and Retta. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Parker Posey for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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