Parker Stevenson Biography
Richard Stevenson Parker, Jr. popularly known as ‘Parker Stevenson’ is a well-known face of the American television and movie industry. This talented actor was born on 4th June, 152 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later he spent his childhood growing up in Rye, New York. Stevenson was born on a rich family with having an investment advisor father, Richard Stevenson and an actress mother, Sarah Meade. Parker was not good looking at all in his earlier days. Despite of being ugly looks he decided to be an actor in the future. By looking at his mother working hard as an actress, he got an inspiration from her to dedicate his career on acting. At the young age of 24, he gave his first shot for the commercial. After that he continued to appear in various commercials. Parker was a bright and intelligent student while studying at the school. He completed his school education from the Brooks School. Later he joined Princeton University to complete his graduation. Soon after graduating, he was selected to act in the movie adaptation of John Knowles popular novel. The movie was named ‘A Separate Peace’ which got released in the year 1972.
Stevenson, after getting much needed breakthrough from his debut movie ‘A Separate Peace’ was even desperate to show his exceptional acting skills in other movies. Thereafter, he was approached to play opposite Sam Elliott in the movie ‘Lifeguard’. He got tremendous response from the audiences for his outstanding performance in the movie. Parker started to get notice from others well-known directors and producers after that role he played in Lifeguard. In 1977, he starred in the small screen series named ‘The Hardy Boys/ Nancy Drew Mysteries’. The series proved to be the turning point for him. However, after running for two successful years it ended on 1979. After four yours of that role, he was casted as Burt Reynolds in the hit film ‘Stroker Ace’. The movie gained him more popularity and fame in the entertainment world. Stevenson came back in the small screen with the role of Billy Hazard in the TV miniseries ‘North and South’ in 1986. In the series, he was acting with his ex-wife Kristie Alley. Kristie was playing a role of his sister in the popular series. In the year 1988, he was offered to star on the popular short-lived television series ‘Probe’. Besides these major roles, he also gained huge fame from portraying a role of computer tycoon on ‘Melrose Place’. His other fabulous performance came in the 1998 movie ‘Legion’.
Let’s talk about his personal life biography, this 62 years old phenomenal actor got married to an actress Kristie Alley in the year 1983. After sharing unforgettable moments with each other for 14 years, they decided to part their ways in 1997. Before he got married to this beautiful actress, his name was linked up with many ladies from the Hollywood industry. In 1980, he started dating the beautiful actress Morgan Fairchild. However, he broke up with her soon after the year he started dating her. After that, he was rumored to have relationship with pornographic actress Carol Connors. But he didn’t speak too much about his relationship with Carol. Currently, he is living his single life in a blissful way without falling into any controversial news.
Stevenson has showed his magical acting performance in the numerous movies and television series. From his good looks and attracting physique, he became the favorite actor of many young girls. He has tall height of 6 feet. His fascinating blue colored eye and dashing personality was just enough to attract his all fans and movie lovers to watch his movies. This talented actor has gained both fame and fortune from his acting career. However, he has not revealed exact money figure in the public. More information about this veteran actor can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites. His fans can also follow his recent updates and news @ParkerFromTV.