Nico Parker

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Nico Parker
Born (2004-12-09) 9 December 2004 (age 17)
OccupationActress
Parents

Nico Parker (born 9 December 2004) is an English actress. She had her breakthrough role as Milly Farrier in the Walt Disney Pictures film Dumbo (2019), directed by Tim Burton.[1]

She is the daughter of film director and screenwriter Ol Parker and actress Thandiwe Newton.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Born at home to film director and screenwriter Ol Parker and actress Thandiwe Newton, Parker is from Kensal Rise, North West London. She has an older sister, Ripley, and a younger brother, Booker.[4]

Career[edit]

Parker made her acting debut as Milly Farrier in the 2019 film Dumbo, directed by Tim Burton. The role brought her widespread recognition.[5][6] She next starred alongside Naomie Harris and Jude Law in the HBO miniseries The Third Day (2020)[7] and appeared alongside her mother as Zoe in the science fiction film Reminiscence (2021).[8][9] She is set to play Sarah in the upcoming HBO adaptation of The Last of Us.[10]

Filmography[edit]

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Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Dumbo Milly Farrier
2021 Reminiscence Zoe

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2020 The Third Day Ellie 3 episodes
2022[11] The Last of Usdagger Sarah Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nico Parker Wonders Why Dumbo is a Kid's Movie". Interview. 28 March 2019. Archived from the original on 6 August 2019.
  2. ^ Maitland, Hayley (1 February 2019). "Meet Nico Parker, Thandie Newton's Daughter and the Star of Disney's Dumbo Remake". British Vogue. Archived from the original on 15 May 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. ^ Watson, Elly (2 April 2019). "Meet the star of Disney's revival of Dumbo Nico Parker". Wonderland Magazine. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  4. ^ Eggenberger, Nicole (5 March 2014). "Thandie Newton welcomes baby boy Booker Jombe Parker in home birth". Us Weekly. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
  5. ^ Alexander, Bryan (27 March 2019). "Meet the child stars of 'Dumbo': Finley Hobbins and Nico Parker (a dead ringer for her mom)". USA TODAY. Archived from the original on 26 May 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  6. ^ Comita, Jenny (9 August 2019). "Meet Nico Parker, Thandie Newton's Equally Talented—and Gorgeous—Teenage Daughter". W. Archived from the original on 22 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Nico Parker to Star in 'The Third Day' by HBO". BCK Online. 26 September 2019. Archived from the original on 22 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  8. ^ Casely-Hayford, Alice (23 March 2020). "Thandie Newton talks power, prejudice & Westworld season 3". Net-A-Porter. Archived from the original on 22 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Nico Parker - Curtis Brown". Curtis Brown. Archived from the original on 22 August 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  10. ^ Otterson, Joe (30 June 2021). "'Last of Us' HBO Series Casts Nico Parker as Joel's Daughter". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on 1 July 2021. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  11. ^ Hibberd, James (22 July 2021). "HBO's 'The Last of Us' Casts Anna Torv in Key Role". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 July 2021.

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