During seasons four and five, the Botwins reside in the fictional town of Ren Mar in San Diego.

In the sixth season, the family relocates to Seattle, Washington and Dearborn, Michigan.

Mary-Louise Parker (born ) Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress best known for her role in the TV series 'Weeds'.

Robert Altman was aboard as director of a film version for years, during which time project languished on the vine as uncertainties over length, format, venue and other issues went unresolved.

This fully realized, arguably definitive rendition has shrewdly been trimmed down to six hours, and retains all the immediacy of Kushner’s passionate foot-stomping about AIDS, the Reagan years, political and personal hypocrisy, compassion, the Mormons, spirituality and so much more.

Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964) is an American Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress. Parker majored in drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Some of her better known works include Fried Green Tomatoes, Boys on the Side, Proof, The West Wing, Angels in America, and her current role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin. Her mother was Swedish and her father was a judge and served in the U. She then got her start in a bit part on the soap opera Ryan's Hope.

Jenji Kohan (22 episodes) Roberto Benabib (14 episodes) Matthew Salsberg (12 episodes) Victoria Morrow (10 episodes) Rolin Jones (9 episodes) Stephen Falk (9 episodes) Brendan Kelly (8 episodes) David Holstein (8 episodes) Carly Mensch (6 episodes) and others television series created by Jenji Kohan for Showtime.

Its central character is Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker), a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling marijuana to support her family, after her husband dies of a heart attack.

But 10 years, later, “Angels in America” is also undeniably a period piece, a fact that cuts in some very interesting ways.

On the work’s most specific level of concern, AIDS and gay issues are not front-burner issues in the public consciousness quite the way they were a decade back, even if no cure has been found and the front lines are shifting from the West to the East and Africa.

While trying to pursue acting, she got a job at a shoe company measuring people's feet.

Acting career: Mary-Louise Parker made her acting debut in the soap opera 'Ryan's Hope' in 1988.

In between seasons six and seven, Nancy serves a prison sentence in Connecticut while her sons and brother-in-law live in Copenhagen, Denmark.