Omar Parker

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Omar Parker (born November 3, 1997), also known as Tumbleweed, is an American film producer and internet personality. Best known for his viral internet brands, Parker began producing content in 2015 when he was just 17 years old.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Omar Parker was born in San Diego, Califorina on November 3, 1997. He is of Lebanese and Irish descent and is an only child. His father, George, was a web designer. His mother Ghida attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

Parker attended Montana State University from 2015-2019, graduating with honors in film & photography.

Producing career[edit | edit source]

While in college he started Egerton Crescent Productions with Charles Burt his producing partner. Together they would produce 16 features, 24 short films, and 2 mini series in just under a decade. With titles landing as official selections at every festival under the sun including Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, TIFF, Sitges, and showing in over 100 nations, while also being acquired by companies like Gravitas Ventures. These films featured talent like Michael Madsen, Eric Roberts, Fred Melamed, Barry Bostwick, Jane Kaczmarek, George Lazenby, Michael Pare, Forrest Goodluck, Daniel Baldwin, Kevin Sorbo, Tom Sizemore, Danielle Harris, & Brinke Stevens.

Parker has also been a producer and content creator for many digital brands, including Preston [1], Tumbleweed [2], Dr. Insanity [3], & Captain's Log. He has collaborated with many noteable YouTubers including Mr. Beast, Mark Rober, Unspeakable, ZHC, & Lachlan.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Parker proposed to his college girlfriend, Bridgett Parker in 2021 at the Dallas Reunion Tower. He was aided by many celebrities including Jon Taffer, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, James Cosmo, and Heidi Wattney. They were married in San Antonio in May of 2022. The couple met in a television production class. Parker was the teaching assistant. Chart House in the Tower of the America's hosted the reception, where the party reportedly went through over 120 bottles of wine.

He has been diagnosted with ADHD. Parker is a fan of the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros. He is also a Count in the micronation of Sealand.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role
2015 Puppetmania (short film) Producer, director, writer
2016 Eden (short film) Executive producer
Raw Sauce (short film) Producer, director, writer
Jungle Jon (short film)
2017 Salta (short film) Associate producer
Only Lonely (short film) Executive producer
The Last Cross (short film)
The Windigo (short film)
It's Not Me, It's You (short film)
Needle Pulling Thread (short film)
Spaces Babes From Outer Space Associate producer
Damiana (short film) Executive producer
Temp-to-Perm (short film)
Sleep (short film) Producer
Onset (short film) Associate producer
2018 Ultraviolet (short film) Executive producer
Mud (short film)
Mrs. Claus Co-producer
The Burying Party
Okhti (short film) Producer, director, writer
The Meridian Contact (short film) Associate producer
2019 For Hemingway (short film)
A Shaming (short film) Executive producer
Luz: The Flower of Evil
It's Own Reward (short film) Producer, director, writer
Philnominal (short film) Executive producer
2020 The Girl, The Hunter, & the Firefly Executive producer
2022 The Sun's Tear Executive producer
Death Count Associate producer
Bridge of the Doomed
Night of the Tommyknockers
2023 Bermuda Island Executive producer
Dr. Gift Associate producer
2024 Camp Pleasant Lake Executive producer
Devil Knight
Arena Wars

Series[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role
2020-2021 Viral Vignettes Contributing producer

References[edit | edit source]

IMDB [4] TIKTOK [5] Madison graph [6] [7] Hudson weekly [8] Mubi [9] unionofexcellence [10] Hudson weekly [11] Montana [12] Dailysiliconvalley [13] The Numbers [14] Bridge of the Doomed [15] Tommyknockers [16] The Burying Party [17] Devil's Knight [18] Arena Wars [19] Camp Pleasant Lake [20] Dr. Gift [21] Bermuda Island [22] Captain's Log [23] The Sun's Tear [24] Viral Vignettes [25] The Girl, the Hunter & the Firefly [26] Kiwi Cruisette & the Search for the American Dream [27] Philnomenal [28] Its Own Reward [29] Luz: The Flower of Evil [30] A Shaming [31] For Hemingway [32] The Meridian Contact [33] Okhti [34] Mrs. Claus [35] Mud [36] Ultraviolet [37] Onset [38] Sleep [39]