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Who Is The Most Famous Parker In The World?

Updated March 8, 2021 627 votes 31 voters 17.8k views75 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Parker.

How many celebrities with the last name Parker can you think of? The famous Parkers below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Parker, famous musicians named Parker, and even athletes named Parker.

Sarah Jessica Parker is certainly one of the most famous Parkers on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name Parker, she is best known for playing Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City. She also appeared in Footloose, Failure to Launch, and Honeymoon in Vegas.

Another of the famous people with the last name Parker is Charlie Parker. He was a legendary jazz saxophonist and composer. “A Night in Tunisia,” “Donna Lee,” and “Blues for Alice” are among his notable songs.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Parker? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the famous people with the surname Parker that you recognize.

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    BirthplaceNelsonville, Ohio, USA

    GenderFemale

    Alternative NameSarah Jessica Parker

    Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998–2004), for...  more

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    Bonnie Parker

    1910-10-01

    BirthplaceRowena, Texas

    GenderFemale

    Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) was born in Rowena, Texas, the second of three children. Her father, Charles Parker, a bricklayer, died when Bonnie was four. Her mother, Emma...  more

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    Charlie Parker

    1920-08-29

    BirthplaceKansas City, Kansas, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading...  more

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    BirthplaceFort Jackson, South Carolina, USA

    GenderFemale

    Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and writer. After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990 (for which she...  more

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    Dorothy Parker

    1893-08-22

    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey

    GenderFemale

    Dorothy Parker (née Rothschild; August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist based in New York; she was best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for...  more

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    Suzy Parker

    1932-10-28

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Suzy Parker (born Cecilia Ann Renee Parker; October 28, 1932 – May 3, 2003) was an American model and actress active from 1947 into the early 1960s. Her modeling career reached its zenith during the...  more
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    Eleanor Parker

    1922-06-26

    BirthplaceCedarville, Ohio, USA

    GenderFemale

    Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series. An actress of notable versatility, she was called Woman of a...  more
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    Trey Parker

    1969-10-19

    BirthplaceConifer, Colorado, USA

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameJohn Smith, Trey Parker

    Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III (born October 19, 1969) is an American animator, director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer. He is known for co-creating South Park (1997–) and...  more

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    Andrea Parker

    1970-03-08

    BirthplaceMonterey County, California, USA

    GenderFemale

    Andrea N. Parker (born March 8, 1970) is an American film and television actress and former ballet dancer. She is known for her roles on ER, The Pretender, Less than Perfect, Desperate Housewives,...  more
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    Fess Parker

    1924-08-16

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, USA

    GenderMale

    Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (born F.E. Parker; August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010), was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1954–1955 TV...  more

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    Kevin Parker

    1986-01-20

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    GenderMale

    Kevin Richard Parker is an Australian multi-instrumentalist and psychedelic rock musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the leader of the band Tame Impala, for which he...  more
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    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA

    GenderFemale

    Alternative NameNicole Ari Parker, Nikki Kodjoe

    Nicole Ari Parker (born October 7, 1970) is an American actress and model. She made her screen debut with a leading role in the critically acclaimed independent film The Incredibly True Adventure of...  more
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    Tony Parker

    1982-05-17

    BirthplaceBruges, Belgium

    GenderMale

    William Anthony Parker Jr. (born 17 May 1982) is a French-American former professional basketball player. The son of a professional basketball player, Parker played for two years for Paris Basket...  more

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    Nate Parker

    1979-11-18

    BirthplaceVirginia, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Nate Parker (born November 18, 1979) is an American actor who has appeared in Beyond the Lights, Red Tails, The Secret Life of Bees, The Great Debaters, Arbitrage, Non-Stop, Felon, and Pride....  more

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    Maceo Parker

    1943-02-14

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina, United States of America

    GenderMale

    Maceo Parker (; born February 14, 1943) is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s. Parker was...  more
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    Alan Parker

    1944-02-14

    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Sir Alan William Parker (14 February 1944 – 31 July 2020) was an English film director, producer and screenwriter. Parker's early career, beginning in his late teens, was spent as a copywriter and...  more
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    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

    GenderFemale

    Paula Jai Parker (born August 19, 1969) is an American actress, comedian, director and singer-songwriter. She has a number of supporting roles in films, including Friday (1995), Sprung (1997), Why Do...  more
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    BirthplaceLondon, England, UK

    GenderMale

    Alternative NameNathaniel Parker

    Nathaniel Parker (born 18 May 1962) is an English stage and screen actor best known for playing the lead in the BBC crime drama series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, and Agravaine de Bois in the...  more
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    Craig Parker

    1970-11-12

    BirthplaceSuva, Fiji

    GenderMale

    Craig Parker (born 12 November 1970) is a New Zealand actor, known for his roles as Haldir in the films The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2002), Darken Rahl in the television...  more
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    Lu Parker

    1970-12-03

    BirthplaceAnderson, South Carolina, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    Frances Louise "Lu" Parker (born April 16, 1968) is an American journalist, Miss USA 1994 winner, animal rights advocate, and author....  more
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    Molly Parker

    1972-06-30

    BirthplaceMaple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

    GenderFemale

    Molly Parker (born June 30, 1972) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in independent films, and for her roles in television as Alma Garret on the HBO series Deadwood and as House...  more
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    William Parker

    1952-01-10

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderMale

    William Parker (born January 10, 1952) is an American free jazz double bassist, multi-instrumentalist, poet and composer....  more
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    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts

    GenderMale

    Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American writer of fiction, primarily of the mystery/detective genre. His most famous works were the 40 novels written about the...  more
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    Cecil Parker

    1897-09-03

    BirthplaceHastings, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Cecil Parker (born Cecil Schwabe, 3 September 1897 – 20 April 1971) was an English character and comedy actor with a distinctively husky voice, who usually played supporting roles, often characters...  more
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    Graham Parker

    1950-11-18

    BirthplaceEast London, London, United Kingdom

    GenderMale

    Graham Parker (born 18 November 1950, Hackney, East London) is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the British band Graham Parker & the Rumour....  more