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
"Tales of the City" mini-series to guest voicing on "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," and playing a recurring character on "Will & Grace." Expand

Parker Posey's Scores

Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 78 Best in Show
Lowest Metascore: 14 Mixed Nuts
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 27
  2. Negative: 8 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
55 Party Girl Jun 9, 1995 Mary 10
71 Waiting for Guffman Jan 31, 1997 Libby Mae Brown 8.6
75 Kicking and Screaming Oct 6, 1995 Miami 8.3
47 Josie and the Pussycats Apr 11, 2001 Fiona 8.1
48 The Oh in Ohio Jul 14, 2006 Priscilla Chase 7.7
78 Best in Show Sep 27, 2000 Meg Swan 7.5
70 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Nov 22, 2002 Greta Herskowitz 7.3
57 You've Got Mail Dec 18, 1998 Patricia Eden 7.1
65 Basquiat Aug 9, 1996 Mary Boone 7.0
52 Fay Grim May 18, 2007 Fay Grim 6.9
48 Adam & Steve Mar 31, 2006 Rhonda 6.8
61 Broken English Jun 22, 2007 Nora Wilder 6.7
36 The Eye Feb 1, 2008 Helen Wells 6.7
35 Happy Tears Feb 19, 2010 Jayne 6.6
56 The Anniversary Party Jun 8, 2001 Judy Adams 6.5
32 The Sweetest Thing Apr 12, 2002 Judy Webb 6.4
68 Henry Fool Jun 19, 1998 Fay Grim 6.3
14 Mixed Nuts Dec 21, 1994 Rollerblader 6.1
38 Laws of Attraction Apr 30, 2004 Serena 5.9
72 Superman Returns Jun 28, 2006 Kitty Kowalski 5.8
38 Blade: Trinity Dec 8, 2004 Danica Talos 4.9
42 The Event Oct 3, 2003 Nick 4.6
54 The House of Yes Oct 10, 1997 'Jackie-O' Pascal 4.5
28 Inside Out Sep 9, 2011 Claire Small 2.5
62 SubUrbia Feb 7, 1997 Erica tbd
46 Flirt Aug 7, 1996 Emily tbd
tbd Grace of Monaco TBA Madge Tivey-Faucon / Madge Tivey-Faucon tbd
33 And Now a Word from Our Sponsor May 10, 2013 Karen Hillridge tbd