Parker Christian Posey (born November 8, 1968) is an American actress and musician. She became known during the 1990s after a series of roles in independent films that gained her the nickname “Queen of the Indies”, and later played improvisational roles in the Christopher Guest mockumentaries Best in Show (2000), A Mighty Wind (2003) and For Your Consideration (2006). Her other film appearances include You’ve Got Mail (1998), Scream 3 (2000), Superman Returns (2006), and the 2015 Woody Allen film Irrational Man. She also played a villainous vampire alongside Triple H in 2004’s Blade Trinity.
Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Lynda (née Patton), a chef, and Chris Posey, owner of a car dealership. She has a twin brother, Christopher. Posey’s first name was a tribute by her father to 1950s model Suzy Parker. After Posey’s birth, her family lived in Monroe, Louisiana for 11 years. They later moved to Laurel, Mississippi, where her mother worked as a chef and culinary instructor for the Viking Range Corporation in Greenwood, and her father operated a car dealership, Chris Posey Chevrolet, in Laurel. Posey was raised Catholic.