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  • NICOLE ARI PARKER

    Actress Nicole Ari Parker has been most recently seen on HBO Max’s highly touted Sex and the City revival, And Just Like That. She plays documentary-maker Lisa Todd Wexley, Charlotte York Goldenblatt’s best friend.


    Nicole is recognized for her outstanding performance as ‘Teri Joseph’ of Showtime’s award winning original series Soul Food. She appeared as Giselle Barker on the Fox hit show Empire for its last 2 seasons on air. Nicole’s impressive credits include the Amazons series The Romanoffs, Fox’s Star, Showtime’s hit series I'm Dying up Here, the ABC drama series Time After Time, the FOX series Rosewood, and graced the big screen in Remember the Titans, Boogie Nights and Almost Christmas, among others.


    Nicole graduated from the NYU’s famed Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Studio and has received a special award at the Urban World Film Festival, for Outstanding Body of Work as an Actress. From there Nicole commanded the stage at the Broadhurst Theater in her 2012 Broadway debut as “Blanche DuBois” in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Blair Underwood for director Emily Mann. Her powerful performance as Blanche earned her an Outer Critics Award nomination. In 2014, she reunited with director Emily Mann for as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra at the McCarter Theatre Center.


    For the past 13 years Nicole has found her passion for helping others. She established The Kodjoe Family Foundation, a charitable organization she started with husband Boris to raise awareness for global health and wellness initiatives in multicultural communities, inspired by their daughter Sophie who is living with spina bifida. SVF has been featured in People Magazine and CNN among other notable media and is leading an international effort to prevent neural tube birth defects worldwide. In addition, along she and Boris co-founded The Essence Full Circle Festival, an annual pilgrimage to Ghana to explore history, cuisine, fashion, commerce and more. Nicole resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Boris, their two children Sophie and Nicolas, and German Shepherd Max.


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  • NICOLE ARI PARKER

    Actress Nicole Ari Parker has been most recently seen on HBO Max’s highly touted Sex and the City revival, And Just Like That. She plays documentary-maker Lisa Todd Wexley, Charlotte York Goldenblatt’s best friend.


    Nicole is recognized for her outstanding performance as ‘Teri Joseph’ of Showtime’s award winning original series Soul Food. She appeared as Giselle Barker on the Fox hit show Empire for its last 2 seasons on air. Nicole’s impressive credits include the Amazons series The Romanoffs, Fox’s Star, Showtime’s hit series I'm Dying up Here, the ABC drama series Time After Time, the FOX series Rosewood, and graced the big screen in Remember the Titans, Boogie Nights and Almost Christmas, among others.


    Nicole graduated from the NYU’s famed Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Studio and has received a special award at the Urban World Film Festival, for Outstanding Body of Work as an Actress. From there Nicole commanded the stage at the Broadhurst Theater in her 2012 Broadway debut as “Blanche DuBois” in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Blair Underwood for director Emily Mann. Her powerful performance as Blanche earned her an Outer Critics Award nomination. In 2014, she reunited with director Emily Mann for as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra at the McCarter Theatre Center.


    For the past 13 years Nicole has found her passion for helping others. She established The Kodjoe Family Foundation, a charitable organization she started with husband Boris to raise awareness for global health and wellness initiatives in multicultural communities, inspired by their daughter Sophie who is living with spina bifida. SVF has been featured in People Magazine and CNN among other notable media and is leading an international effort to prevent neural tube birth defects worldwide. In addition, along she and Boris co-founded The Essence Full Circle Festival, an annual pilgrimage to Ghana to explore history, cuisine, fashion, commerce and more. Nicole resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Boris, their two children Sophie and Nicolas, and German Shepherd Max.


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