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Trey Parker Biography

Birth Name:
Randolph Severn Parker III
Birth Place:
Conifer, Colorado, United States
Animator, producer, screenwriter, actor, composer

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 The Book of Mormon, which premiered in 2011
  • Has a black belt in Tae Kwan Do


  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): nominated
  • 1999Oscar-Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): nominated
  • 1999Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Music Score: winner


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