Molly Parker Celebrity

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Birth Name: Molly Parker

Birth Place: British Columbia, Canada

Birthday: July 17, 1972, Cancer

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Spent her childhood on a commune. Her parents also owned a seafood store.
  • At the age of 3, began a ballet career, which included three years with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. She eventually gave up ballet in her late teens in order to pursue acting.
  • Often plays unconventional characters. Two of her most memorable include a necrophiliac in Kissed (1996) and a prostitute in Suspicious River (2000).
  • Gave her son William the middle name "Strummer" in honor of Joe Strummer, lead singer of the Clash.

Awards

  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2007, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2002, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2003, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1997, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 2010, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2001, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2001, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner

Relationships

  • Matt Bissonette — Husband
  • William Strummer Bissonnette — Son

College

  • Gastown Actors' Studio, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada