Parker and her younger brother Henry were raised on a commune in Pitt Meadows B. She was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award as best female lead in 2001 for her role in The Center of the World and has twice been nominated for a Genie Award as best supporting actress winning in 2002 for Bruce Sweeney's Last Wedding. In 2008 Molly Parker starred in the CBS show Swingtown.
Parker won a Genie Award in 1997 as Best Actress in a Leading Role for Kissed. Molly Parker (born 14 June 1972) is a Canadian actress notable for her roles in Canadian and American independent films and the HBO television series Deadwood.