Trey Parker

  • Birth Name: Randolph Severn Parker III
  • Birth Place: Conifer, Colorado, United States
  • Profession: Animator, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Composer
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Fast Facts

  • Directed, wrote and starred in Alferd Packer: The Musical (1996), using $125,000 donated by friends and family. The film was purchased by Troma Entertainment and retitled Cannibal! The Musical.
  • Judges cited South Park's "undeniably fearless lampooning of all that is self-important and hypocritical in American life" when awarding Parker and Matt Stone a 2005 Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting.
  • Co-wrote with Matt Stone the Broadway musical Book of Mormon, which premiered in 2011.  
  • Has a black belt in Tae Kwan Do.

Awards

  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less): Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less): Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Winner
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Winner
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more): Winner
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Winner
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2011, Tony — Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Winner
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2011, Grammy — Best Musical Theater Album: Winner
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Winner
  • 2011, Tony — Director (Musical): Winner
  • 2014, Olivier Awards — Outstanding Achievement in Music: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
  • 1999, Oscar — Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): Nominee
  • 2011, Tony — Book of a Musical: Winner
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Nominee

Relationships

  • Sharon Parker — Mother
  • Shelley Parker — Sister
  • Randolph Severn Parker II — Father

College

  • Attended Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; attended University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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