Parker Posey

Biography: TIME magazine dubbed her "The Indie Queen," and few actresses have worked as often...or received so many critical accolades...as Parker Posey. In her ten years as an actress, she has made more than thirty films, ranging from such independent classics as "Dazed and Confused," "Party Girl," and "The House of Yes," to big budget fare like "You've Got Mail," "Scream 3" and "Josie & the P-u-s-s-ycats." She's also a member of Christopher Guest's stock company, playing prominent parts in his cult hits, "Waiting for Guffman" and "Best in Show."

Born in Baltimore and moving to Laurel, Mississippi as a child, she attended college at the prestigious State University of New York (where she roomed with ER's Sherry Stringfield), but dropped out just three weeks shy of graduation in order to accept her first professional gig, a role on the soap opera "As the World Turns." Although she primarily works in films, Posey has had several memorable turns on TV, from a recurring role in
TIME magazine dubbed her "The Indie Queen," and few actresses have worked as often...or received so many critical accolades...as Parker Posey. In her ten years as an actress, she has made more than thirty films, ranging from such independent classics as "Dazed and Confused," "Party Girl," and "The House of Yes," to big budget fare like "You've Got Mail," "Scream 3" and "Josie & the P-u-s-s-ycats." She's also a member of Christopher Guest's stock company, playing prominent parts in his cult hits, "Waiting for Guffman" and "Best in Show."

Born in Baltimore and moving to Laurel, Mississippi as a child, she attended college at the prestigious State University of New York (where she roomed with ER's Sherry Stringfield), but dropped out just three weeks shy of graduation in order to accept her first professional gig, a role on the soap opera "As the World Turns."

Although she primarily works in films, Posey has had several memorable turns on TV, from a recurring role in "Tales of the City" mini-series to guest voicing on "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," and playing a recurring character on "Will & Grace."
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Parker Posey's Scores

Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 78 Best in Show
Lowest Metascore: 14 Mixed Nuts
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 32
  2. Negative: 9 out of 32
32 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
65 Café Society Jul 15, 2016 Cast / Rad 8.3
67 Ned Rifle Apr 1, 2015 Fay Grim 8.0
61 Broken English Jun 22, 2007 Nora Wilder 6.9
72 Superman Returns Jun 28, 2006 Kitty Kowalski 6.5
70 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Nov 22, 2002 Greta Herskowitz 7.3
78 Best in Show Sep 27, 2000 Meg Swan 7.6
68 Henry Fool Jun 19, 1998 Fay Grim 6.3
62 SubUrbia Feb 7, 1997 Erica 8.3
71 Waiting for Guffman Jan 31, 1997 Libby Mae Brown 8.6
65 Basquiat Aug 9, 1996 Mary Boone 7.0
75 Kicking and Screaming Oct 6, 1995 Miami 8.7