A few minutes earlier, she'd answered her door clutching a box she was decoupaging with photos for her sister's birthday. " Parker called from the deck.) The dog's named Mrs.
"I'll be right back," she said and ran for the deck, leaving me with a smiling Spaniel mix in a turquoise diaper. Roosevelt, Parker explained when she returned, and she doesn't wear diapers because she's incontinent but because she's forgetful. At 51, or "half a century old," as she puts it, she is long and lean, with wild dark hair and skim milk–colored skin that, for all its smoothness, actually folds when she lifts her eyebrows.
In the late 1980s, Parker moved to New York, where she got a job measuring feet at ECCO.
After a few minor roles, she made her Broadway debut in a 1990 production of Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss, playing the lead role of Rita.
So there's this bird up at Mary-Louise Parker's farmhouse in upstate New York.
She was born in Fort Jackson, South Carolina to Caroline Louise and John Morgan Parker. Parker claims that she was an unhappy child, despite her parents giving her everything she needed.She won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance and was nominated for a Tony Award.Parker also briefly dated her co-star Timothy Hutton during this time.Before they started dating, the mother of two was a fan of the up-and-coming artist.Last year, she appeared in the video for “Listen to the Darkside,” the first single off his record Like a Bird, Like a Plane.