Nicole Ari Parker was born on October 7, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a member of the Baltimore Actors Theater and the Washington Ballet Company. She's also a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1993.
Nicole's theater background includes Off Broadway performances in "Chicago," "House of Lear" and "Romeo & Juliet."
Nicole made her feature film debut in "The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love" in 1995. She has gone on to appear in "Boogie Nights," "200 Cigarettes," "Loving Jezebel" and "Brown Sugar" with Taye Diggs and Sanaa Lathan.
Nicole's tv guest appearances include "Cosby" and "C.S.I." Nicole had a starring role in the Showtime tv series "Soul Food" and the UPN series Second Time Around.
On March 5, 2005 Nicole gave birth to a daughter, Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe. On May 21, 2005 Nicole married fellow Soul Food alum Boris Kodjoe.
Nicole's film credits include the following:
- King's Ransom (2005)
- Brown Sugar (2002)
- Remember The Titans (2000)
- Dancing In September (2000)
- The Loretta Claiborne Story (2000)(Tv Movie)
- Blue Streak (1999)
- A Map Of The World (1999)
- Harlem Aria (1999)
- Loving Jezebel (1999)
- Mind Prey (1999)(Tv Movie)
- 200 Cigarettes (1999)
- Mute Love (1998)
- Exiled (1998)(Tv Movie)
- The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
- Spark (1998)
- Boogie Nights (1997)
- Subway Stories: Tales From The Underground (1997)(Tv Movie)
- The End of Violence (1997)
- Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (1996)(Tv Movie)
- Divas (1995)(Tv Movie)
- The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls In Love (1995)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Nicole:
Nicole Ari Parker@Internet Movie Database
Nicole Ari Parker@Filmbug.com
Simply Nicole Ari Kodjoe
Nicole Ari Parker Webpage
Nicole Ari Parker@Tv.com
Nicole Ari Parker@Wikipedia
Nicole Ari Parker@TvNow.com
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