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Kathy Parker (I)

Always caring about children, and always acting on it ... while that phrase has taken many different forms, it's been an ongoing description of Kathy Parker's life, both personally and professionally. From special education teacher (Burton, MI & Otisville, MI, '76-'81) to early childhood product manager (DLM, Inc. Allen, TX, '81-'87), to "Barney ... See full bio »

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 2014 Barney: A Super-Dee-Duper Day (Video) (originally developed by)
 2012 Barney: I Love My Friends (originally developed by)
 2011 Barney: A Very Merry Christmas: The Movie (Video) (originally developed by)
 2011 Barney: I Can Do It (Video) (originally developed by)
 2011 Barney: Big World Adventure: The Movie (Video) (originally developed by)
 2010 Barney: Best Fairy Tales (Video) (originally developed by)
 2010 Barney: A-Counting We Will Go (Video) (originally developed by)
 2010 Barney: Let's Play Outside (Video) (originally developed by)
  Barney & Friends (TV Series) (originally developed by - 110 episodes, 2002 - 2009) (developer - 17 episodes, 1995 - 2007) (creator - 6 episodes, 1992 - 1997) (developed by - 1 episode, 1995)
- Home Sweet Earth: The Rainforest (2009) ... (originally developed by)
- Bonjour, Barney!: France (2009) ... (originally developed by)
- A Bird of a Different Feather: Hawaii (2009) ... (originally developed by)
- The Good Egg: Kenya (2009) ... (originally developed by)
- The Music Box: Switzerland (2009) ... (originally developed by)
 2009 Barney: Jungle Friends (Video) (originally developed by)
 2009 Barney: Let's Go on Vacation (Video) (originally developed by)
 2009 Barney: Top 20 Countdown (Video) (originally developed by)
 2009 Barney: Once Upon a Dino-Tale (Video) (originally developed by)
 2008 Barney: The Best of Barney (Video) (originally developed by)
 2008 Hi! I'm Riff! (Video) (originally developed by)
 2008 Barney's Animal ABCs (Video) (originally developed by)
 2008 Barney: Celebrating Around the World (Video) (originally developed by)
 2007 Barney: Dino-mite Birthday (Video) (originally developed by)
 2007 Barney: Let's Go to the Firehouse (Video) (originally developed by)
 2006 Barney: Let's Make Music (Video) (originally developed by)
 2005 Barney: Can You Sing That Song? (Video) (originally developed by)
 2005 Barney: The Land of Make Believe (Video) (originally developed by)
 2005 Barney: Everyone Is Special (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2005 Barney: Just Imagine (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2005 Barney: Let's Go to the Farm (Video) (originally developed by)
 2004 Barney: Ready, Set, Play (Video) (originally developed by)
 2004 Barney's Colorful World, Live! (Video) (originally developed by)
 2004 Barney: Now I Know My ABC's (Video) (originally developed by)
 2004 Let's Pretend with Barney (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2004 Barney: Movin' and Groovin' (Video) (originally developed by)
 2003 Barney: Happy, Mad, Silly, Sad (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2003 Barney: Best Manners - Invitation to Fun (Video) (originally developed by)
 2003 Barney: Read with Me, Dance with Me (Video) (originally developed by)
 2003 Barney Songs from the Park (Video) (originally developed by)
 2002 Barney's Christmas Star (Video) (originally developed by)
 2002 Barney: Fun on Wheels (Video) (originally developed by)
 2002 Barney: Let's Go to the Beach! (Video) (originally developed by)
 2002 You Can Be Anything (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2001 Barney's Pajama Party (Video) (originally developed by)
 2001 Barney: Let's Go to the Zoo (Video) (originally developed by)
 2001 Barney's Musical Castle (Video) (originally developed by)
 2000 Be My Valentine, Love Barney (Video) (originally developed by)
 2000 Barney's Dino Dancin' Tunes (Video short) (originally developed by)
 2000 Come on Over to Barney's House (Video) (originally developed by)
 2000 Barney's Super Singing Circus (Video) (originally developed by)
 2000 Barney: Rhyme Time Rhythm (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 Barney: Let's Play School! (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 More Barney Songs (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 Walk Around the Block with Barney (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 Barney's Night Before Christmas (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 Barney: What a World We Share (Video) (originally developed by)
 1999 Sing and Dance with Barney (Video) (creator)
 1998 Barney's Halloween Party (Video) (originally developed by)
 1998 My Party with Barney (Video short) (originally developed by)
 1998 Barney's Great Adventure ("Barney and the Backyard Gang" and "Barney & Friends" developed by) / (creator - uncredited)
 1998 Barney's First Adventures (TV Movie) (originally developed by)
 1998 Barney in Outer Space (Video) (creator)
 1998 It's Time for Counting (Video) (originally developed by)
 1997 Good Day, Good Night (Video short) (creator)
 1997 Barney's Stu-u-upendous Puzzle Fun! (Video) (originally developed by)
 1997 Barney's Adventure Bus (Video) (originally developed by)
 1997 Barney's Camp WannaRunnaRound (Video) (originally developed by)
 1997 Barney's Musical Scrapbook (Video) (originally developed by)
 1997 Barney's Sense-Sational Day (Video) (originally developed by)
 1996 Barney's Once Upon a Time (Video) (originally developed by)
 1996 Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons (Video) (creator)
 1996 Barney's Fun & Games (Video) (creator)
 1996 Barney's Talent Show (Video short) (creator)
 1995 Barney Songs (Video) (creator - uncredited) / (creator)
 1995 Barney Safety (Video short) (creator - uncredited) / (originally developed by)
 1994 Barney Live! In New York City (Video) (creator - uncredited) / (creator)
 1994 Bedtime with Barney: Imagination Island (TV Movie) (story - as Kathy O'Rourke Parker)
 1992 Barney's Magical Musical Adventure (Video short) (creator - uncredited)
 1991 Barney in Concert (Video) (as Kathy O'Rourke-Parker) / (concept - as Kathy O'Rourke-Parker)
 1990 Barney Goes to School (Video short) (story - as Kathy O'Rourke-Parker)
 1990 Waiting for Santa (Video short) (creator - uncredited)
 1989 A Day at the Beach (Video short) (creator)
 1989 Three Wishes (Video short) (creator)
 1988 The Backyard Show (Video short) (creator)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

McKinney Education Foundation - President, Board of Directors

Alternate Names:

Kathy O'Rourke-Parker | Kathy O'Rourke Parker

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McKinney, TX, USA: Developing new children's educational entertainment

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