- Named after celebrated '50s model Suzy Parker.
- Roomed with Sherry Stringfield in college at SUNY Purchase.
- Left college three weeks before graduation after landing a role on the soap As the World Turns.
- Starred in more than a dozen independent films in the '90s, leading Time Magazine to crown her "Queen of the Indies," a title that has stuck ever since.
- Wore real braces for her role in Best in Show (2000).
- Learned to play the mandolin for A Mighty Wind (2003).
- Had a long-term relationship with writer Thomas Beller, who launched the real-life story Web site Mr. Beller's Neighborhood.
- 2003, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Nominee
- 2008, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Nominee
- 2003, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- 1997, Sundance Film Festival — Special Jury Prize for Acting (Dramatic): Winner
- Chris Posey — Brother
- Thomas Beller — Ex-significant Other
- Chris Posey — Father
- Ryan Adams — Ex-significant Other
- Lynda Posey — Mother
- Attended the State University of New York, Purchase, NY
- Birth Name: Parker Christian Posey
- Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
- Birthday: November 8, 1968, Scorpio
- Profession: Actor
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