Plays the lead, an aging, misguided NSA listener in indie thriller In ascolto (2006).
He has played the character of Earl McGraw in three separate films involving Quentin Tarantino: From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and Grindhouse (2007) (both Death Proof (2007) and Planet Terror (2007)).
Filming a new movie Julian Po (1997) with Christian Slater and Robin Tunney.
The official "Kill Bill" websites claim that he is "frequently cited by longtime fan Quentin Tarantino as the world's greatest living actor.".
The pilot of the series Then Came Bronson (1969) reflects and drew heavily on the background of Parks' own life story.