Alumnae/i Update: Parker “Avery” Croft ’05

Parker “Avery” Croft ’05: Actor and screenwriter Parker Croft’s portfolio continues to grow. Most famous for his role as Felix in Once Upon a Time and appearances in Nip Tuck, Roadies and NBC’s 1600 Penn, Parker recently portrayed the character of Brent in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies, a series that boasted a series finale viewership in line with The Sopranos.

In 2010, he co-wrote and starred in Falling Overnight, for which he was nominated for two Best Actor awards—one for the Nashville Film Festival, the other for the Jacksonville Film Festival.

“Without a doubt WMS was an incredibly formative experience. As I reflect on my time there, I think of the patience extended to me in my most tumultuous times. WMS also gave me the opportunity to produce my first play and the time and freedom I needed to make it exactly what I wanted it to be. That experience has reverberated throughout my life.” —Parker “Avery” Croft ’05

Read more about how Parker has made a life on stage acting here!

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