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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameOliver Parker

Mini Bio (1)

Ol Parker was born in 1969 in London, England as Oliver Parker. He is a writer and director, known for Now Is Good (2012), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011). He has been married to Thandie Newton since July 11, 1998. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Thandie Newton (11 July 1998 - present) ( 3 children)

Trivia (6)

Daughter, Ripley Parker, born in London on 17 December 2000. She was named after the character played by Sigourney Weaver in Alien (1979).
Daughter, Nico Parker, born mid December 2004.
Went to Cambridge.
Son, Booker Jombe Parker, born 3 March 2014.
Brother-in-law of Jamie Newton.
Met wife-to-be Thandie Newton on the set of In Your Dreams (1996), a feature that he scripted for BBC television.

Personal Quotes (2)

[on "the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'] Old people not really doing old things and not really doing young things, but just being - I thought that was lovely. As I get older, I find things that I thought would be sorted by now aren't. The idea of writing stuff like that for a much older generation was incredibly appealing.
[on working with Maggie Smith] The greatest moment of all was her on set. She said, 'Would you mind if you change the order of the phrase?' Maggie Smith asking me if I could change a line, asking politely, using my name! 'That one' she calls people. She rules. She literally and figuratively rules. We are all her slaves.

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