Mary-Louise Parker - Quotes

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People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.

People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.

I certainly was never the pretty girl at school, but I can go to a lot of different places with this face. ---->>>

It's good to feel stupid sometimes and do things that are out of your comfort zone. ---->>>

I like to pretend that I'm a tough guy. It's kind of an admission of defeat if I have to ask for help - or even kindness. But if it doesn't come, at some point I snap and demand it. ---->>>

My favorite scene in all of movies is Gregory Peck in 'To Kill A Mockingbird': You see him where he's on the porch, and his face is almost completely obscured. I don't want to see his face. ---->>>

Mediocrity is underrated. ---->>>

My parents have been together for 65 years. They're both really stubborn. They're not quitters. ---->>>

Words are really powerful. I don't believe that axiom at all - words can absolutely hurt you. Words can wound. They can do a lot of damage. I think they can do way more damage than sticks and stones. I'll take sticks and stones. ---->>>

My mother is a beauty. ---->>>

I feel like movies, if there's any kind of budget whatsoever, there's so much sitting, and I really like to work. Otherwise my blood sugar just drops, you know, six hours sitting in a camper. ---->>>

I enjoy cooking and baking. Alicia Silverstone's vegan cookbook is awesome. ---->>>

I never feel more useful than when I'm making my kids a bowl of soup. ---->>>

I'm not comfortable with getting a job by being at the right Hollywood party; I'm not a terribly sociable creature. ---->>>

My way to combat anything is just to walk straight into it with my fists up. ---->>>

Look, I don't care if anyone likes me when it comes to my work. But I can be massively insecure in other parts of my life. ---->>>

The theater is who I am - it's where I feel the most inspired, the most at home, the most useful. ---->>>

I don't think you necessarily have to be part of a traditional nuclear family to be a good mother. ---->>>

I like A&E. I like those corny intimate-portrait things. They're so kind of ingenious and artificial and soothing. ---->>>

I do love my avocados, which are great for the skin. I eat pretty healthfully. ---->>>

I don't often see the movies I'm in; I'm usually disappointed in myself and it only serves to make me self-conscious. ---->>>

I don't put myself out there, so people aren't necessarily familiar with me or my face. ---->>>

I have a child and I don't want to be at work all the time when he's small. I want to spend time with him. ---->>>

I never know why people come up to me. I think a lot of them just get super-excited because they recognize me from TV but they don't remember where. ---->>>

In college, my teachers were usually after me for going after comedy too much, leaning too much in that direction. ---->>>

My sister's fish tacos are out of control. I'd give her a restaurant if I were a gazillionaire. ---->>>

I don't get tired of hearing that somebody liked my work. ---->>>

I don't live in Los Angeles and I don't do a lot of superfluous press. ---->>>

I have to say, I haven't really worked with that many people in my career that I haven't liked, which I think is really rare. ---->>>

I just want to make lunches and organize my kids' playroom. ---->>>

I don't really ever think about whether or not I like the characters I'm playing. I'm more into the minutiae of their behaviour or what they're doing in a certain scene. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-02, 1964
Birthplace: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, U.S.
Occupation: Actress

Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and author. In addition to her many films, Parker enjoyed great popularity for her lead role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2006. Parker has appeared in films and series including RED, RED 2, Fried Green Tomatoes, Boys on the Side, The West Wing, and Angels in America, for which she received a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress (wikipedia)