Oct. 19th, 1969
Conifer, Colorado, USA
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Trey was born in Conifer, Colorado, on October 19, 1969 to Randy Parker (I) ,a geologist, and Sharon Parker, an insurance broker. He has an older sister, Shelley Parker. He met Matt Stone (I) (co-creator of "South Park" (1997)) while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he had a double major of music and Japanese. While at UCB he wrote, directed and starred in Alferd Packer: The Musical (1996) (aka "Cannibal: The Musical!") based on a true episode in Colorado's history. After graduation from UCB (rumors that he didn't due to skipping classes to work on the movie are false), he and Stone were asked by then-FoxLab executive Brian Graden to create an animated Christmas card for his friends and family. The now infamous short, titled The Spirit of Christmas (1995), led to "South Park" (1997).
- Has a black belt in tae kwan do.
- Always hoped that 'Saddam Hussein' (qv) would see his movie _South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)_ (qv), in which he and 'Matt Stone (I)' (qv) made fun of him. In 2004 Parker and Stone portrayed another active dictator, 'Jong-il Kim' (qv) of North Korea, in their new movie _Team America: World Police (2004)_ (qv). Two days after the premiere, they sent a copy to the North Korean government.
- He and 'Matt Stone (I)' (qv) have said that their favorite episode of _"South Park" (1997)_ (qv) is "Terrance & Phillip in Not Without My Anus" (#2.1).
- His character, Eric Cartman, was rated number 16 in Comedy Central's newest show 'Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses'.
- Has played piano since the age of 12 and credits 'Elton John' (qv) as a hero.
- His favorite director is Stanley Kubrick.
- Attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before attending University of Colorado at Boulder.
- He had written a script titled "Fuzzies", which is a children's story he was planning to direct using stop-motion-animation for the closet creatures, but the project has been put on hold. He and 'Matt Stone (I)' (qv) were also planning to make a movie based on "That's My Bush!".