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Andrea Parker Biography

Birth Name:
Andrea Nicole Parker
Birth Place:
Monterey County, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began studying ballet at age 6; and left home at age 15 to become a ballerina with the San Francisco Ballet
  • Among her highlights: performing at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, Left ballet after three years to pursue acting; and supported herself as a bartender while taking acting classes
  • Is a trained stunt driver; and is also proficient with firearms
  • Served as Julia Roberts' body double in the opening scenes of the 1990 movie Pretty Woman
  • Supports an array of charities, including the National Hospice Palliative Care Organization; My Good Friend; The Michael J
  • Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research; and Project Angel Food