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Born November 8, 1968, best known for such movies as ''Film/DazedAndConfused'', ''Film/PartyGirl'', ''Film/TheDoomGeneration'', ''Film/TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/{{Scream 3}}'', ''Film/JosieAndThePussycats'', ''[[Film/{{Blade}} Blade: Trinity]]'', ''Film/SupermanReturns'', and all of Creator/ChristopherGuest's [[{{Mockumentary}} mockumentaries]]. Has also guest-starred on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', and ''Series/BostonLegal''.

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Born Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968, 1968) is an American actress, best known for such movies as ''Film/DazedAndConfused'', ''Film/PartyGirl'', ''Film/TheDoomGeneration'', ''Film/TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/{{Scream 3}}'', ''Film/JosieAndThePussycats'', ''[[Film/{{Blade}} Blade: Trinity]]'', ''Film/SupermanReturns'', and all of Creator/ChristopherGuest's [[{{Mockumentary}} mockumentaries]]. Has also guest-starred on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', and ''Series/BostonLegal''.


** Her character in ''Film/WaitingForGuffman'' is a naive, good-natured victim of SmallTownBoredom.

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** Her character in ''Film/WaitingForGuffman'' is a naive, good-natured naïve, amiable victim of SmallTownBoredom.


* OlderThanTheyLook: She does ''not'' look like a woman pushing 50.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: She does ''not'' look like a woman pushing 50.50-year-old woman.


* CloudCuckoolander



* MeanCharacterNiceActor: As mentioned, she has played a lot of nasty characters but she is known as being very professional and easy to work with.

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** In ''Series/LostInSpace2018'' she plays a gender-flipped Dr. Smith, the beloved comedically evil and cowardly EnsembleDarkhorse of the original series.

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->''"Few actresses can smolder from beneath lowered brows more dramatically than Parker Posey."''
-->-- '''Roger Ebert'''


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* OlderThanTheyLook: She does ''not'' look like a woman pushing 50.


* PlayingAgainstType: She played TheDitz in ''Film/SupermanReturns'', going against her usual, intellectual character type. Also, even though that character worked for SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor, she was actually much nicer than many of her characters... even the law-abiding ones.

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* PlayingAgainstType: She played TheDitz in ''Film/SupermanReturns'', going against her usual, intellectual character type. Also, even though that character worked for SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor, ComicBook/LexLuthor, she was actually much nicer than many of her characters... even the law-abiding ones.

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** Her character in ''Film/WaitingForGuffman'' is a naive, good-natured victim of SmallTownBoredom.


* PlayingAgainstType: She played TheDitz in ''Film/SupermanReturns'', going against her usual, intellectual character type. Also, even though that character worked for LexLuthor, she was actually much nicer than many of her characters... even the law-abiding ones.

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* PlayingAgainstType: She played TheDitz in ''Film/SupermanReturns'', going against her usual, intellectual character type. Also, even though that character worked for LexLuthor, SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor, she was actually much nicer than many of her characters... even the law-abiding ones.


Born November 8, 1968, best known for such movies as ''DazedAndConfused'', ''PartyGirl'', ''TheDoomGeneration'', ''TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/{{Scream 3}}'', ''Film/JosieAndThePussycats'', ''[[{{Blade}} Blade: Trinity]]'', ''Film/SupermanReturns'', and all of Creator/ChristopherGuest's [[{{Mockumentary}} mockumentaries]]. Has also guest-starred on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', and ''BostonLegal''.

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Born November 8, 1968, best known for such movies as ''DazedAndConfused'', ''PartyGirl'', ''TheDoomGeneration'', ''TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/DazedAndConfused'', ''Film/PartyGirl'', ''Film/TheDoomGeneration'', ''Film/TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/{{Scream 3}}'', ''Film/JosieAndThePussycats'', ''[[{{Blade}} ''[[Film/{{Blade}} Blade: Trinity]]'', ''Film/SupermanReturns'', and all of Creator/ChristopherGuest's [[{{Mockumentary}} mockumentaries]]. Has also guest-starred on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', and ''BostonLegal''.
''Series/BostonLegal''.



* BrilliantButLazy: Her role in ''Party Girl'' showed her as a typical 90's slacker that was capable of doing more.

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* BrilliantButLazy: Her role in ''Party Girl'' showed her as a typical 90's slacker that who was capable of doing more.

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Born November 8, 1968, best known for such movies as ''DazedAndConfused'', ''PartyGirl'', ''TheDoomGeneration'', ''TheHouseOfYes'', ''Film/{{Scream 3}}'', ''Film/JosieAndThePussycats'', ''[[{{Blade}} Blade: Trinity]]'', ''Film/SupermanReturns'', and all of Creator/ChristopherGuest's [[{{Mockumentary}} mockumentaries]]. Has also guest-starred on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', and ''BostonLegal''.

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* CloudCuckoolander
* BrilliantButLazy: Her role in ''Party Girl'' showed her as a typical 90's slacker that was capable of doing more.
* DeadpanSnarker: Almost every role she's in.
* MeanCharacterNiceActor: As mentioned, she has played a lot of nasty characters but she is known as being very professional and easy to work with.
* PlayingAgainstType: She played TheDitz in ''Film/SupermanReturns'', going against her usual, intellectual character type. Also, even though that character worked for LexLuthor, she was actually much nicer than many of her characters... even the law-abiding ones.
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