Who was Lara Parker? Age, Bio, Family, Net Worth & More

Lara Parker

Parker, Lara, an American actress, writer, and tutor, became well-known for playing the monster Angelique on the cult favorite TV show Dark Shadows. She even made appearances in a number of movies and television shows, including The Incredible Hulk, Race with the Devil, and Save the Tiger. She obtained a master’s degree in creative writing and four works based on her figure from the Dark Shadows. She battled cancers and passed away on October 12, 2023, at the age of 84. We will go into more details about her life, job, family, and online worthwhile in this post.

Biography of Parker, Lara

NameParker, Lara
Nick’s brandN/A
Birthdate27 October 1938
BirthplaceTennessee’s Knoxville, U. S.
Age( 2023 )84( deceased )
Zodiac markScorpio
Professionwriter, celebrity
Express or hometownTennessee’s Knoxville,
CollegeUniversity of Iowa’s Vassar College
academic backgroundArts Bachelor’s and Arts Master’
Hobbiespainting, gardening, and creating
Relationship StatusDivorced double
monetary valueN/A

Parker, Lara Early Life and Education

Parker, Lara was born as Mary Lamar Rickey on 27 October 1938 in Tennessee’s Knoxville,. She was the daughter of Mr. Albert Rickey, a lawyer, and Rickey Ann, a civic leader. She had a brother named Albert Jr. and a sister named Ann. She attended Vassar College in New York and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1960. She then moved to Iowa City and enrolled in the University of Iowa, where she earned a Master of Arts degree in speech and drama in 1964.

Parker, Lara Family Details

Name of the FatherMr. Albert Rickey
Mother’s NameRickey Ann
Brother(s)Mr. Albert Rickey Jr., who passed away
Sister(s)Rickey Ann (deceased)
Wife/HusbandJimmy Hawkins( m. 1962, div. ) Tom Parker( m. 1966, div. ), 1966 1974. 74
ChildrenCaitlin Parker( daughter ), Rick Parker, and Andy Parker

Parker, Lara Career Highlight:

Parker, Lara was best known for her role as Angelique Bouchard, the witch who cursed Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) to become a vampire on the gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. She joined the show in 1967 and played various incarnations of Angelique until the show’s end in 1971. She also reprised her role in two feature films based on the show: House of Dark Shadows (1970) and Night of Dark Shadows (1971). She also made a cameo appearance in Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows (2012) along with other original cast members.

The Six Million Dollar Man, Kojak, The Rockford Files, S. W. A. T., Disaster!, One Life to Live, Keep the Tiger, Race with the Devil, and Hi, Mom are a few different TV shows and films that featured Parker. Additionally, she produced four books based on Dark Shadows: Angelique’s Descent( 1998 ), The Salem Branch( 2006 ), Wolf Moon Rising( 2013 ), and Heiress of Collinwood( 2016 ).

Parker passed away on October 14, 2023, after a brief sickness at her Los Angeles home. She was 84 years old at the time. Her admirers and coworkers, who admired her as a stunning and gifted actress, mourned her passing.


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