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Annie Parisse

Biography

Acknowledged for the role of Alexandra Borgia in the series Legislation & Purchase. She made an appearance in the cleaning soap opera As the Globe Becomes as Julia Lindsey Snyder. She made an appearance as Jeannie in the film How exactly to Lose a man in 10 Times. She had a kid in ’09 2009 with her spouse Paul Sparks. She experienced a little appearance in the actions film Country wide Treasure, which celebrities Diane Kruger.

Quick Facts


Full Name Annie Parisse
Date Of Birth July 31, 1975
Place Of Birth Anchorage, AK
Height 1.78 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Mercer Island High School, Fordham University
Nationality American
Spouse Paul Sparks
Children Emmett Sparks
Parents Louis G. Cancelmi, Annette Cancelmi
Siblings Louis Cancelmi, Michael Cancelmi
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress
Movies How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Monster-in-Law, National Treasure, Definitely, Maybe, And So It Goes, One for the Money, Wild Canaries, Tickling Leo, Price Check, Prime, My Own Love Song, The Tested, On the QT, What Just Happened, Blackbird, Wallace, Bubble-Rama
TV Shows The Following, Law & Order, Friends from College
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Second child, a daughter.
2Her father is of Italian descent on one side, and Slovak and Polish descent on the other. Her mother is of half Italian and half Syrian descent.
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son, Emmett, in October 2009. Child's father is her husband, Paul Sparks.
4Her paternal grandfather was an Agent for the Pennsylvania Department of Justice (1934-1941) and a Western Pennsylvania District Supervisor of the State Parole Board (1942-1968).
5Teacher of Acting for the Camera at the Fordham University Theatre Program.
6Her father is a senior executive with Alaska Air and her mother is a first-grade teacher at Newport Heights Elementary.
7Her mother is a teacher at Saint Kilian Parish School in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.
8Her godfather is her uncle Harry J., Jr., who is a defense attorney.
9She took her stage name from her late great-grandmother, Anna Maria Parisse, who lived in Washington, the wife of her great-grandfather Gaetano Cancelmi.
10Has two uncles, Norbert A. Cancelmi, of Bethel Park, and Harry J. Cancelmi, Jr., of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pennsylvania, and three cousins.
11Nominated for a 2009 Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the off-Broadway play, "Becky Shaw" (Outstanding Lead Actress).
12Grandparents: Harry J., Sr., and Mary Smetana Cancelmi.
13Sister-in-law of Elisabeth Waterston, Katherine Waterston, Graham Waterston.
14Nominated for a 2007 Drama Desk Award for her performance in "The Internationalist" (Outstanding Actress in a Play).
15Along with S. Epatha Merkerson, Milena Govich, Jeremy Sisto and Jerry Orbach, one of only five Law & Order (1990) cast members to play a different character in an episode before joining the cast in a later season. (Michael Imperioli also played multiple roles, but was not a permanent addition to the cast as Det. Nick Falco.).
16Siblings: Louis Cancelmi, an actor and writer, and Michael Cancelmi, Italian teacher.
17Parents: Louis G. "Lou" and Annette Cancelmi.
18Attended Fordham University in New York City.
19Graduated from Mercer Island High School, near Seattle, WA. [1993]


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beverly Hills S.U.V.2004TV MovieTaylor Stevens
Pagans2004Elise Ashton
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days2003Jeannie
As the World Turns1999-2002TV SeriesJulia Lindsey / Julia Lindsey Snyder / Julia Lindsay
Third Watch2002TV SeriesNurse Tammy Sizemore
Big Apple2001TV SeriesGeena
On the Q.T.1999Wendy
Friends from College2017TV Series pre-productionSam
Person of Interest2011-2016TV SeriesKara Stanton
Vinyl2016TV SeriesAndrea Zito
Anesthesia2015Rachel
House of Cards2015TV SeriesSuzie
And So It Goes2014Kate
Wallace2014/IShortBeatrice
Wild Canaries2014Eleanor
The Following2013TV SeriesDebra Parker
One for the Money2012Mary Lou
Price Check2012Sara Cozy
Unforgettable2011TV SeriesElaine Margulies
Rubicon2010TV SeriesAndy
The Tested2010Lisa Varone
The Big C2010TV SeriesDaphne
The Pacific2010TV Mini-SeriesLena Basilone Sgt. Lena Basilone
My Own Love Song2010Nora
Fringe2010TV SeriesTeresa Rusk
Tickling Leo2009Delphina Adams
First Person Singular2009Mimi
Bubble-Rama2008ShortDarcy
Definitely, Maybe2008Anne
Woman in Burka2008ShortAnnie
What Just Happened2008'Fiercely' Actress
Blackbird2007Angie
Law & Order2002-2006TV SeriesAlexandra Borgia / Jasmine Blake
Prime2005Katherine
Monster-in-Law2005Morgan
NYPD 20692004TV MovieGina Zal
National Treasure2004Agent Dawes
Friends2004TV SeriesSarah

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside the Following2012TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vice News2015TV Series documentary
The Cult of Joe Carroll: Inside the Followers2014Video documentary shortHerself
The Following: The Followers Den2014Video documentary shortHerself
The Following Production Chronicles2014Video documentary shortHerself
The Thrill of Horror: The Creator Behind the Following2014Video documentary shortHerself
The Twisted Journal of the Followers2014Video documentary shortHerself
The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Person of Interest2012TV SeriesKara Stanton

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesAs the World Turns (1956)


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#Quote
1I'm usually cast as the sassy, brassy best friend.
2When I first became an actress, I expected to do regional and classical theater; I just love the whole creative process.


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