Nicole Ari Parker

Actor

Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, actress Nicole Ari Parker is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Parker is best known for her role as attorney Teri Joseph on the Showtime television drama Soul Food, starring in the comedy Brown Sugar with Queen Latifah, Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs and her role as Becky Barnett in the film Boogie Nights, co-starring Don Cheadle and Mark Wahlberg. In 2005, Parker married her onscreen love interest on Soul Food, actor Boris Kodjoe. The couple later starred together on the UPN situation comedy Second Time Around, which lasted only one season. In 2009, she also appeared in the comedic satire Black Dynamite as Mohagany Black alongside Michael Jai White and Sally Richardson. In 2012, Parker appeared in the all-Black Broadway production of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire with Blair Underwood.

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Boris Kodjoe Pens Praiseworthy Letter to Daughter on Her 10th Birthday

The actor salutes Sophie's strength and courage in her daily battle with spina bifida.

BET Experience: Couples Revealed

Boris, Nicole, Mara & Salim discuss love & relationships. (3/3/2015)

Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker Coming to Daytime Talk

The couple's show will launch test run this summer.

The Daily Experience: BET Experience Highlights, Day 2

More celebs, food and fun on Day 2 of BET Experience!

Experience The Best!

BET Experience boasts an incredible assortment of guests!

Real Husbands Of Hollywood: Why Did She Get Married?

Highlights: Don't tell Boris. (11/25/2014)
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