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Award-winning actor Hunter Parrish recently made his return to Broadway as the lead in the revival of Stephen Schwartz' "Godspell". Parrish made his Broadway debut as Melchior in the Tony Award-winning musical "Spring Awakening".
Parrish recently wrapped the seventh season of Showtime's Weeds. He stars as Silas Botwin, opposite Mary Louise Parker, Justin Kirk, and Kevin Nealon. Weeds was nominated in 2006 and 2007 for a Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Music or Comedy, a SAG Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2009 for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.
Parrish starred in director Nancy Meyers' 2009 hit, It's Complicated opposite Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin. Parrish has also starred in Burr Steers' 17 Again opposite Zac Efron, Matthew Perry and Leslie Mann and Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney's Paper Man opposite Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Daniels and Lisa Kudrow.
His other film credits include Richard LaGravenese' Freedom Writers opposite Hilary Swank and Patrick Dempsey; Barry Sonnenfeld's RV opposite Robin Williams, Jeff Daniels and Kristen Chenoweth; David Jacobson's Independent feature Down in the Valley opposite Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood; Joe Nussbaum's Sleepover and Melissa Painter's Steal Me which garnered him a 2005 Los Angeles Method Fest award for Best Actor.
On the small screen, Parrish guest starred on NBC's successful crime drama Law and Order: SVU, CBS' hit drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and CBS' drama Close to Home.
Parrish was born in Richmond, Virginia, grew up in Plano, Texas and currently resides in New York.