J Parker Kent was born in Whitman, Massachusetts. He was raised in Massachusetts. He is married to Jane Kent, a school teacher and has four children. His youngest daughter, Jessica Kent, is also an actor. He is of English, Scottish, Portuguese, Italian, Scandinavian, Middle Eastern, and Irish descent.J Parker has performed in many film and theatrical productions. He has performed at The Alley Theatre in Middleboro, Massachusetts and Tthe Rogue Theatre in Taunton, Massachusetts. He recently performed in Agatha Christie's The Mouse Trap, as Major Metcalf and Jules Verne's Around The World In 80 Days, as Phileas Fogg.J Parker has been enlisted in the United State Coast Guard and is busy serving veterans when he is not acting. He is also a portrait artist and is working on several book projects with his wife.