Parker Sawyers - Biography
Last Modified: Mar 11, 2022
|Best Known For:||Southside’s With You (film)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||May 24, 1984 (age 39)|
|Birth Name /
|Father's Name:||James Sawyers|
|Mother's Name:||Paula Parker-Sawyers|
Elizabeth Sawyers (older sister)
|High School:||Lawrence Central High School|
|Wife's Name:||Edita Ubartaite|
Sophia Sawyers (daughter)
|Height:||1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Parker Sawyers?
Parker Sawyers is an actor by profession and American by nationality. As the son of former Indianapolis deputy mayor Paula Parker-Sawyers, he is best known for starring in the films Southside’s With You, Don't Hang Up.
Parker Sawyers – Age, Parents, Siblings
Parker Sawyers’ birth took place on May 24, 1984, in the United States. His father James Sawyers worked as a teacher and administrator while his mother Paula Parker-Sawyers (now Means) served as a deputy mayor of Indianapolis from 1989 to 1991. His parents raised him alongside his two siblings- older sister Elizabeth Sawyers and younger brother Winston Sawyers.
Parker Sawyers with his mother and siblings (Image: Instagram)
After graduation from Lawrence Central High School in 2000, Parker Sawyers went on to study at Wabash College. He graduated from the same in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
His ethnicity is African-American.
Parker Sawyers – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Parker Sawyers married his longtime girlfriend Edita Ubartaite, but the date of their wedding is not known. They had met in high school and even had attended their school prom together. With his wife, he has two children – daughter Sophia Sawyers (born Nov 2008) and son Winston Sawyers (born 2012).
There are no known rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.
Parker Sawyers and his children (Image: Instagram-posted June 2021)
Parker Sawyers – Career
Sawyers made his debut screen role as an actor in the year 2012- in the film Hyde Park on Hudson and in an episode of the TV series Lilyhammer. This was followed by minor appearances in an episode of the TV series The Assets (2014) and in the films Austenland (2013), Monsters: Dark Continent (2014), Survivor (2015), etc.
Finally, Parker Sawyers was cast as young Barack Obama in the biographical romantic drama film Southside with You. This was his breakthrough role in Hollywood.
Since then he has starred in the films The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), Don't Hang Up (2016), Megan Leavey (2017), The Mummy (2017), Greta (2018), Monsoon (2019), The Nan Movie (2022), Infinite Storm (2022), The Lost Girls (2022), among others. Moreover, Parker Sawyers has minor roles in episodes of the TV series Succession (2018), Deep State (2018-2019), World on Fire (2019), P-Valley (2020), A Discovery of Witches (2022), etc.
Also, Sawyers has worked/lent his voice in the video games Detroit: Become Human (2018), Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017), Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (2017), Battlefield 1 (2016), etc.
Parker Sawyers in Southside with You (Image: The Daily Beast)
On the set of Infinite Storm, Parker Sawyers has worked with Billy Howle, Eliot Sumner, Joshua Rollins.
Parker Sawyers – Net Worth, Salary
The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Parker Sawyers is under review.
Parker Sawyers – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram, Twitter, Sawyers is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.
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