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What’s Rocky Parker Cause of Death? Her Husband & Kids, Net Worth

What’s Rocky Parker Cause of Death? Her Husband & Kids, Net Worth

Facts of Rocky Parker

Full Name: Rocky Parker
Birth Date: February 26, 1940
Age: 82 years
Death Date: April 19, 2014
Gender: Female
Profession: Actress
Country: United States
Horoscope: Pisces
DivorcePatrick Dempsey (m. 1987–1994), John Haas (m. 1964–1968)
Net Worth$1 Million
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
EducationMartin Buren High School
FatherBernard Parker
MotherShirley Parker
KidsCorey Parker, David Parker, Noelle Parker
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American actress, Parker is well-known for her character in the comedy film, In The Mood. Also, she is popular for other films like The Rainbow Tribe, Hung Up on Elena, Happy Together, E! True Hollywood Story, Some Girls and Can’t Buy Me, Love.

Who are the Parents of Rocky Parker?

Born to parents Bernard Parker (father) and Shirley Parker (mother) on February 26, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States of America. If she was alive she would be 82 years old. By birth her sun sign was Aquarius. Also, her mother was an actress known for “Mission Mars” and “The Minx”. She lived in Hopkinson Avenue as a child.

Rocky Parker childhood picture with her family
Caption: Rocky Parker childhood picture with her family (Photo: Dreshare)

In 1949, her family moved to Bayside, Queens. Rocky had American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.

Where did Rocky Parker complete her education?

Parker attended Martin Buren High School located in Queens.

Married and Divorce of Parker with Husband Patrick

Parker had been married twice in her life. After divorce with first her husband, she met a young man. Then she fell in love with him. Parker was married to a much younger man. Actually, she married her best friend’s son Patrick Dempsey who is 27 years younger than her. At the time of the wedding, Rocky was 48 years and her husband was just 21 years.

Rocky Parker and ex-husband Patrick Dempsey attend the 42nd Annual Writers Guild of America Awards on March 18, 1990 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
Caption: Rocky Parker and ex-husband Patrick Dempsey attend the 42nd Annual Writers Guild of America Awards on March 18, 1990, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

In the beginning, they have happily married despite having a huge age gap. But their relationship couldn’t last long due to the huge age gap differences. After living together as husband and wife for more than 6 years. The duo relationship couldn’t last long and finally divorced in the year 1994. The pair divorce was the most controversial divorce at that time.

Her former hubby Patrick has an allegation for attacking Rocky because he wanted to see what it was like to beat up a woman.

Rocky Parker with her ex-husband Patrick Dempsey
Caption: Rocky Parker with her ex-husband Patrick Dempsey (Photo: Getty Images)

“The Bridget Jones’ Baby star was accused of physically abusing his first wife whilst on the set of his movie, “Can’t Buy Me Love (1987).”Rocky who was passed at the age of 74-year-old due to throat and lung cancer used to claimed that she helped Patrick to get off drugs and alcohol.”

After the divorce, she lives a single life but Patrick married  Jillian Fink. Since 1999, they are together having a blissful married life. 

Who is Rocky Parker First Husband?

Previously, Rock was married to the father of her three kids. She gave birth to her first child, David Alan at the age of 19 with her husband Sheldon Leonard Stein. Then she married John Haas in 1964 and shared a son Corey Parker.

At the age of 31st, she gave birth to her third child a daughter, Noelle Parker. The father of her daughter Noelle is Nick Ferri.

What’s Rocky Parker Cause of Death?

The prime cause of Rocky Parker’s death is lung cancer. She suffers from lung disease for a period of time. The actress took the last break on April 19th, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, the United States.

Her death came as a shock to her family members and also to her fans as well. At the age of 68, she died. Her funeral was held as a private ceremony in the presence of her family member only.

What was Rocky Parker Net Worth at the time of her death?

During her active year, Rocky has earned a handsome sum of money from his professional career. According to different sources, Rocky Parker has an estimated net worth of $1 million at the time of her death. The actress received an annual salary ranging between $150,000 and $300,000 that translates to an hourly average wage of between $17.12 and $34.25.

Rocky Parker's ex-husband Patrick sitting inside car
Caption: Rocky Parker’s ex-husband Patrick sitting inside the car (Photo: TheThings)

Her prime sources of earning were only acting careers. It is certain, she surely earned a handsome sum of money by featuring in hits movies and tv series. Rocky had lived a luxurious life until her death.

Career

  • At the age of 17, Rocky started modeling for magazines like True Romance in the 1950s.
  • Following years, she featured in the hits comedy film, In The Mood, and was popular for her character.
  • Then she featured in movies likes Can’t Buy Me Love (1987), Happy Together(1989), and In the Mood (1987).
Rocky Parker acting with her co-star
Caption: Rocky Parker acting with her co-star (Photo: The Actor Work)
  • Everyone loved her acting skills in the movies. Also, she is popular for other films like The Rainbow Tribe, Hung Up on Elena, E! True Hollywood Story, Some Girls, and many more.