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Charlotte Parker (born in Vienna, Austria) is the founder of Parker Communications, a full-service boutique media company that includes Parker Public Relations. She has guided the public images of over 200 celebrities, politicians, executives and corporations. As an expert media analyst and image consultant Parker has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Court TV and the E-Channel and been written about in Spy Magazine, The Columbia Journalism Review,People and The Los Angeles Times Magazine.
The daughter of Holocaust survivors Herman and Sara Adler, Parker was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from New York City’s Stern College for Women and attended graduate school at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and CCNY, where she studied English Literature, creative writing and poetry.
Parker may be best known for her work with Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom she personally represented for 14 years, beginning with his work on Conan the Destroyer (Parker also represented the film). In the Schwarzenegger biography Fantastic, author Laurence Leamer called her "a key player in his rise to stardom."
Parker launched the publicity campaigns of director James Cameron and producer Gale Anne Hurd. She represented director John Frankenheimer and the films The Terminator, Aliens, Total Recall, and the animated classic The Swan Princess, among others. She also worked on corporate launches, including Planet Hollywood and Original New York Seltzer. Among those she is currently representing is fitness legend Joe Weider.
Parker co-created the idea for the E-Channel original film Murder at the Cannes Film Festival and was Executive Producer of the entertainment industry television news program The Industry News. She is Co-Executive Producer of the upcoming television mini-series Chariots of the Gods.
In 1999, Parker hosted her own radio show on Los Angeles station KRLA, called Get What You Want with Charlotte Parker. She is on the board of directors for The Bruce Lee Foundation and Operation Unity.
Parker is married to Joel Parker, who is her partner at Parker Communications, and has a daughter, Ruth Adler Parker, who is attending high school. She resides in Encino, California.
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