Actress Andrea Parker

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on February 16, 2003

Is the actress who played Miss Parker on The Pretender back on television? She was able to play a killer and a softhearted person with credibility.
—Haven R., Wisconsin

While she is probably best known to fans as the dogged Miss Parker on The Pretender, which ran on NBC for four seasons, Andrea Parker now is displaying her comedic side. She co-stars on the ABC comedy Less Than Perfect. The native Californian began dancing at 6. When she was 15, she left home to pursue her dream of dancing with the San Francisco Ballet Co. After three years, Parker switched to contemporary dance and began working in Los Angeles, New York, and Europe. She also began studying acting. Her first big break was a Seinfeld episode. Her other television credits include recurring roles on ER and JAG. Parker lives in Los Angeles. Her hobbies include gardening, photography, travel, and stunt driving.