Parker Young

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Parker Young
Born(1988-08-16) August 16, 1988 (age 25)
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
OccupationActor, model
Years active2008–present
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Parker Young
Born(1988-08-16) August 16, 1988 (age 25)
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
OccupationActor, model
Years active2008–present

Parker Young (born August 16, 1988) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Ryan Shay on the ABC comedy Suburgatory. He has also modeled for Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.[1] Parker most recently played the role of Randy Hill on the FOX comedy Enlisted.


Parker Young was born in Tucson, Arizona, the eldest of three children to Karl and Zarina Young.[2] He has a brother Nelson and a sister Alexis.[2] He attended Catalina Foothills High School where he was football captain,[3] occupying the position of running back.[4] His interest in theatre surfaced when he was in junior year.[5] After graduating, Young moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career while he first planned to attend Pepperdine University.[6]

He stars in the TV series Suburgatory as Ryan Shay, dim-witted football jock. In 2013, Young landed a lead role in Fox's military comedy series Enlisted.[7]


List of television and film credits
2008Days of our LivesDelivery man
2008Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the CrustCornelius
2009NightfallJamie Parker
2010Killer RealityMain Character
2010Cupid's ArrowTony
2010Big Time RushTravisEpisode: "Big Time Break"
2010Make It or Break ItHunk #1Episode: "Party Gone Out of Bounds"
2011Tainted RoseAnthony
2011CSI: NYThad WolffEpisode: "Get Me Out of Here!"
2011–2014SuburgatoryRyan ShayRecurring role
2012Mad MenJim HansonEpisode: "Signal 30"
2012Jane by DesignAiden ChaseEpisode: "The Celebrity"
2012The ChoiceHimself
2014EnlistedPrivate Randy HillMain role
2014Summer Camp Bickerton IslandGusMain role


  1. ^ "The Choice - Parker Young (archived)". Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Man of the Moment: Parker Young". All Things Girl. April 16, 2012. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Friedman, Molly (November 16, 2011). "Exclusive: Suburgatory's Studly Parker Young Reveals the Secret to Getting Those Abs". Wetpaint. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ Axelrod, Josh (March 4, 2013). "The Prince Of Suburgatory: CM Interviews Parker Young". College Magazine. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ Bernstein, Abbie (March 14, 2012). "Exclusive Interview: Parker Young lives in SUBURGATORY". Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Catalina Foothills grad finds the spotlight". March 14, 2012. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ Ausiello, Michael (February 28, 2013). "Exclusive: Suburgatory's Parker Young Joins Fox's Enlisted — Buh-Bye Ryan Shay?". TVLine. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 

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