Receptionist / Midwife
Fighting his ex for custody of their daughter, Betsey
William "Dell" Parker is a certified midwife, as well as Oceanside’s highly-respected receptionist. He performs many of the day-to-day operations that keep OWG up and running. Dell also assists staff doctors with obstetrical exams and childbirths. Currently a single dad, Dell is the proud parent of a beautiful little girl, named Betsey.
Prior to landing the role of William “Dell” Parker on Private Practice, we last caught this jovial 24-year-old playing the series regular character of Piz, Kristen Bell's love interest on the critically-acclaimed series Veronica Mars.
On the film front, Chris Lowell can be seen starring opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the upcoming Up In The Air, directed by Jason Reitman. He also played Delaney in You are Here, directed by Henry Pincus, and starred in Graduation, directed by Michael Mayer. Television credits include the series regular role of Jonathan Fields on ABC's critically acclaimed series, Life As We Know It.
Lowell was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended the prestigious Atlanta International School (AIS). While taking drama and theatre classes at AIS, he found a love for acting and filmmaking. With no film curriculum at AIS, he spearheaded and founded the "Film Program" and "Video Yearbook," which allow students to get a taste of the filmmaking process from the script to the screen.
At the 14th Street Playhouse, Lowell starred as Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Ezekiel Cheever in The Crucible and Ananse in Ananse and the Spider. At the Georgia Shakespeare Festival he starred as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Snug in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Lowell has a tremendous passion for photography and has compiled a book of work from his world travels, which can be viewed at chrislowellphotography.com.
When not working, he enjoys the arts, including movies, music and theatre, and traveling with friends. Lowell also continues his passion for the filmmaking process, shooting his own short films and mockumentaries.