Parker Posey, Dazed and Confused's "Darla", is yet another now-famous star that was part of the cult classic. Dazed and Confused would only mark the beginning of the now-successful actress' amazing career!

Born November 8, 1968, American actress Parker Posey got her first big break in the 1990s on the popular soap opera As the World Turns before landing the role that would change her life forever.

Parker Posey Dazed and Confused

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Parker Posey Dazed and Confused 1993

Parker Posey would join the cast of Dazed and Confused when she was just 25 years old! Taking on the part of the bossy and a bit manic high school senior "Darla", Posey's performance is remembered for her character's sense of self and prime 1970's fashion.

Dazed and Confused was warmly received by critics and would jump-start the careers of a number of now big-name stars. The 1993 film boasts names such as Posey's, Matthew McConaughey's, Adam Goldberg's, and Ben Affleck's among many others, but what has Posey been up to since the 1990s?

Parker Posey Today

The now 53-year-old Posey has been busy since the 1990s when she was becoming "Queen of the Indies" and has appeared in a number of hit films and TV series including:

  • You've Got Mail (1998)
  • Scream 3 (2000)
  • Blade: Trinity (2004)
  • Parks and Recreation (2011)
  • The Good Wife (2011-12)
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Parker Posey attends a 2019 screening of Lost in Space season 2 

Parker Posey now stars in the popular Netflix remake of the 1965 sci-fi series, Lost in Space, as "Dr. Smith".

In addition to acting, Posey also enjoys singing and writing, having appeared on Broadway as well as writing her first memoir, You're on an Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir. We wish the successful actress a happy 53rd birthday and look forward to seeing what the next 28 years of Dazed and Confused's Parker Posey's career will bring!