Mary-louise Parker Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

23rd February 2017

Quote: "My son looked at Lance and said, 'He won an Oscar? He looks awfully young to have won an Oscar!'" Actress Mary-Louise Parker surprised her 13-year-old son William when she told him Dustin Lance Black, the creator of her new TV drama When We Rise, had won a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for 2008 film Milk.

4th March 2015

Fact: Actress Mary-Louise Parker is heading back to the New York stage to star in new Off Broadway play Heisenberg. The production, penned by The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time writer Simon Stephens, will feature the Weeds star as a woman who falls for a much older man, played by Kenneth Welsh, at a London train station. Mark Brokaw will direct the play, which will run for six weeks from 19 May (15) at the Studio at Stage Ii. Parker last appeared onstage in 2013 in Broadway's The Snow Geese.

6th August 2013

Quote: "At first, I had this idea that I was going to get a donkey, and I was on for weeks in my trailer making Red 2. But then John Malkovich persuaded me to get dwarf goats instead - they are way less maintenance than a donkey." Actress Mary-Louise Parker credits her Red 2 co-star John Malkovich with helping her to pick out her new pets.

11th July 2013

Quote: "People always say, 'She seems like she's high as a kite'. It would be redundant for me to smoke pot. I don't need anything to make me loopy; I don't need any help with that." Actress Mary-Louise Parker insists she's nothing like the marijuana mum she plays in hit Tv show Weeds.

10th July 2013

Quote: "He's very foxy... We get along really, really well. He's seriously, completely appealing. He's lovely." Mary-Louise Parker on romancing Bruce Willis in the Red movies.

10th July 2013

Quote: "We found this stack of old Penthouse magazines and we did dramatic readings of the Penthouse letters. He would narrate them... That was really entertaining for us." Actress Mary-Louise Parker on how she and Red 2 co-star John Malkovich had fun between takes.

10th July 2013

Fact: Actress Mary-Louise Parker will be competing against herself at the box office when Red 2 and R.I.P.D. open in America on the same day (19Jul13).

11th April 2013

Fact: Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker is returning to the Broadway stage for new play Snow Geese in autumn (13). The actress, who won a Tony Award in 2001 for Proof, will play a widow who hosts a family gathering during hunting season against a World War I backdrop.

27th October 2009

Quote: "Becoming a mum is the best thing that's happened to me. I'll be the first to admit that it can be very hard to raise two kids, but I absolutely love it. I can't imagine what my life would be without my children." WEEDS star Mary-Louise Parker is happiest at home with her two kids, son Atticus, five, and three-year-old daughter Caroline, who she adopted from Ethiopia in August 2007.

2nd June 2009

Quote: "I'm truly a bad driver. I daydream and I can't concentrate. I have to pay for people to drive me." WEEDS actress Mary-Louise Parker refuses to get behind the wheel while living in Los Angeles.

2nd June 2009

Quote: "I'm truly a bad driver. I daydream and I can't concentrate. I have to pay for people to drive me." WEEDS actress Mary-Louise Parker refuses to get behind the wheel while living in Los Angeles.

13th March 2008

Quote: "If one of my kids... said, 'I want to be a movie star,' I would be like, 'Go to your room.'" Actress Mary-Louise Parker hopes her children don't want to follow her into showbusiness.

15th February 2008

Quote: "I'm a little jittery at night. I don't like the dark so much." WEEDS star Mary-Louise Parker is afraid of the dark.

14th December 2007

Fact: Golden Globe nominee Mary-Louise Parker has been named the Entertainer Of The Year in gay magazine Out. Other celebrities honoured on the new Out 100 include singers Beth Ditto, Marc Almond, actor Alan Cumming and filmmaker JOHN WATERS.

20th December 2006

Quote: "I didn't have anyone to tell. The three year olds don't really care." WEEDS star Mary-Louise Parker had a low-key celebration with her young son WILLIAM when she heard she'd been nominated for a Golden Globe last week (ends17DEC06).

31st August 2006

Quote: "It's really only necessary for two people to have a few things in common: sex, food and vacation destinations." BOYS ON THE SIDE star Mary-Louise Parker insists finding a boyfriend is easy.

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