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Molly Parker

pramesh Published On Mon Jan 20 2020   Modified On Mon Jan 20 2020
Molly Parker

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Full NameMolly Parker
First NameMolly
Last NameParker
Birth NameMolly Parker
ProfessionActress
NationalityCanadian
EthnicityCaucasian-White
Birth CityMaple Ridge, British Columbia
Birth CountryCanada
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseEx-Spouse: Benedict Matthew Bissonnette
No Of Children1 Son William Strummer Bissonnette
Awards2 Genie Awards,1 Leo Awards,Best Actress at Málaga Film Festival,3 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nomination,A Prime Time Emmy Award Nomination
SibilingsOne Younger Brother Henry
ReligionCatholicism
Height165 cm
Weight57 kg
Networth$10 M
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Date of BirthJune 30,1972
Age48 years

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    of Molly Parker

    What is Molly Parker marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Molly Parker have ?1 Son William Strummer Bissonnette
    Who is Molly Parker married with?Ex-Spouse: Benedict Matthew Bissonnette
    What is the height of Molly Parker?165 cm
    What is the weight of Molly Parker?57 kg

    Who Is Molly Parker?

    Molly Parker, is a well rounded Canadian actress, best known as Western Widow (Alma Garret) on the TV series Deadwood (released in 2004) in the United States. 

    She is also known for her recent appearance in a Netflix original series Lost In Space which is a remake of a 1965 series of same name.

    Why Is Molly Parker Famous?

    From 2010, Molly's glamour started to rise as one of the most successful actresses after her separation from her husband Matthew Bissonnette in 2009. 

    Molly in 2009, started appearing in a Canadian police procedural drama Shattered, which only aired for a season. 

    Then she appeared as a lead in a comedy drama movie Trigger alongside late actress Tracy Wright in 2010.

    Molly also appeared in the sixth season of "Dexter". 

    Canadian Actress Molly Parker In Dexyer
    Canadian Actress Molly Parker In Dexter

    In 2014, she appeared as Jacqueline Sharp, a Congresswoman in the second season of a famous Netflix series House of Cards and re-did her role in the 3rd and 4th season of the series as well.

    In season 4, she received a Prime-time Emmy Award nomination for the series House of Cards as an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

    Molly Parker Received a Prime Time Emmy Nomination For House OF Cards
    Molly Parker In House Of Cards

    Similarly, In 2017, Molly breezed in three Netflix shows. At first, she displayed herself as an antagonist to Nikolaj Coster Waldau and Gary Cole in the thriller film (Small Crimes), playing the role of a nurse who falls in love with the former police officer. 

    Then, she appeared in horror-mystery film 1922, and also made her writer-directorial debut with a short film Birds, the same year. In 2018, Molly co-starred in Josephine Decker's film Madeline's Madeline.

    Molly Parker In Lost In Space
    Molly Parker In a Space Si-Fy Series Lost In Space

    She is appearing as Maureen Robinson in a Netflix Si-Fy drama series lost in space alongside actors like Maxwell Jenkins, Mina Sundwall, Taylor Russell, Toby Stephens.

    Molly Parker's Bio, Early Life, and Career

    Molly Parker was born on June 30, 1972 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, and spent her childhood on a farm in Pitt Meadows. She is currently 47 years old. 

    Parker was interested in acting from her teenage years. Parker's started acting in local productions at the age of 14. 

    Parker's uncle was an actor, which helped her get small roles on Canadian television and shows. 

    Finally, when she graduated from high school, she got enrolled at Vancouver's Gastown Acting Studio and continued enhancing her acting skills working on TV in series and movies alongside studying in an acting school.

    Parker started gaining attention after she appeared as the daughter of a lesbian military officer in a TV show named Serving in Silence (released in 1995), written by Alison Cross and Directed by Jeff Bleckner. 

    However, her breakthrough came when she debuted in theatrical movie named kissed (released in 1996), playing the role of a necrophiliac.

    In 2000, Parker reunited with Lynne Stopkewich for the production of Suspicious River.

    In 2004, she was cast in the antagonist of Alma Garret, a widow in the 1870s South Dakota, on the HBO Western series Deadwood.

    In 2006, she appeared as a cultist in Neil Labute's remake of the movie named "The Wicker Man." She then took a supporting role in the period drama Hollywoodland and a comedic drama Who Loves the Sun, released in the same year, which was later directed by her husband, Mathew Bissonnette. 

    Parker starred the role for the series' three seasons, which saw a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Ensemble in 2007.

    In 2008, Molly starred in the CBS show named Swingtown, a 1970's relationship drama, which was only for a season. The same year, she was invited as a guest in one episode of the show named Party Down, and the following month appeared in a supporting role in the post-apocalyptic thriller "The Road," her role as a woman trying to survive after a devastation event.

    From 2002-2009, she also had her mainstream success with her appearance opposite to Keira Knightley in a drama movie Pure Portraying, as the mother of a drug addict. 

    The same year, she appeared in a supporting role in a play Max, along-with John Cusack and Noah Taylor, and also a guest role in two episodes of the HBO series Six Feet Unde. 

    Awards & Nominations

    She is a one time Canadian Screen Awards, Gemini Awards nominee. She has won two Genie award. Molly first won the Genie for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1997 for her movie Kissed, she then won the Genie for the best actress in a Supporting role in 2002 for her role in Last Wedding.

    Followingly, she was nominated for Gotham Awards for Nine Lives; She also is an independent spirit awards nominee for a movie The Center of the World. Added that, Parker has won 2014's Leo Awards for a movie Pete's Christmas in the role of Best Supporting Actress in Television Film.

    Additionally, she is a Primetime Emmy Awards nominee for House of Cards, and a Saturn Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee as well.

    What Is Molly Parker's Net Worth In 2020?

    Molly Parker is a well established Canadian TV-Movie actress ruling the acting business from years. She was into acting right from her teens and so far has appeared in numerous big and small project which does only one thing, increase her earnings and net worth.

    Molly Parker is worth around $10 million as of 2020. Though critics have said that Lost In Space has proved to be a slow starter, it has a huge audience out side America and Canada. 

    The series is a Si-Fy family drama and reportedly has receives an unexpected welcoming in all of the Asia. However, she reportedly received around $180 thousand per episode of Lost In Space for two of its seasons.

    Additionally, she is known to charge around $1 million or more per movie depending to the length of her role and time she spends filming the movie.

    What is Parker's Relationship Status?

    Molly Parker was married to Mathew Bissibbette in 2002. In 2006, a month of October, during the ventilating of Deadwood's final season, she gave birth to her first child (son) named William Strummer Bissonnette, in Los Angeles.

    In Picture: Ex-Husband Mathew Bissibbette, Son William Strummer Bissonnette, and Mother Molly Parker
    In Picture: Ex-Husband Mathew Bissibbette, Son William Strummer Bissonnette, and Mother Molly Parker 
    Image Source: Wire Image

    The couple spent beautiful times till 2009, but surprisingly enough they both decided to live apart from one another coming into 2010. The former pair filed a divorce case in 2008 and the case was was finalized in 2009.

    Molly and her then husband Mathew both reportedly welt to court with statement "irreconcilable differences" in their documents. 

    The Mutual divorce was also brought up by TMZ while they were interviewing Molly, but Molly gave TMZ the same answer about having differences and unlike most celebrity divorces, Molly's divorce wasn't much of a court room drama.

    Bissonnette and Moley also have a joint custody of his their 10-year-old son William Strummer Bissonnette and surprisingly no child care or spousal support was even brought up into the court room.

    In concern to the assets after division, Mathew told TMZ that they aren't willing to sell anything but share them commonly. So, it is great to hear that the ex-couple seems to be on excellent terms, and Bissonnette made sure that everything was lawful in the divorce.

    Know Molly Parker's Physical Stats and Facts

    Tall, and loaded with sexy long legs, Molly Parker is one sexy woman. 

    Molly Flaunting her Sexy Long Legs
    Molly Flaunting her Sexy Long Legs

    She is known for her acting skills more than for her glamour but if you observe closely, she is a ticking time-bomb or a perfectly seated hour glass, don't believe us? Go through the stats:

    Name Molly Parker
    DOB & AgeJune 30, 1972/ Age 47 years 
    EthnicityCaucasian-White
    NationalityCanadian
    Body shapeBanana
    Dress size6 In U.S
    Breasts-Waist-Hips34-25-35 inches
    Shoe Size7 in US
    Bra size34B
    EyesHazel
    HairGolden Brown
    Height165 cm
    Weight126 pounds (57 kg)
    HusbandEx: Husband Benedict Matthew Bissonnette
    ChildrenSon: William Strummer Bissonnette

    FAQ's On Molly Parker

    How Much Is Molly Parker's Current Net worth? 

    Molly Parker's current net worth is reported to be at $10 million.

    Where does Molly Parker live? 

    Molly Parker was born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia (near Vancouver), and spent her childhood on a farm in Pitt Meadows but she is currently living In Los Angeles. 

    Who played Jackie in House of Cards?

    Canadian Actress Molly Parker played the role of Jackie in House of Cards. She even received a Prime-time Emmy Awards nomination for her role as a guest actor in Supporting role for her role in House of Cards.

    Who is Molly Parker married to? 

    Molly Parker was once married to a fellow actor Benedict Matthew Bissonnette. Yes, you heard it right! Molly Parker's Spouse was Matthew Bissonnette. The couple started living busy lives and got divorced in 2009.

    Who plays Lisa Marshall on Dexter? 

    Canadian actress Molly Parker in 2011, played Lisa Marshall, the brother of Travis Marshall aka The Doomsday Killer, on Showtime's series, DEXTER.