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Originally from Ripon in North Yorkshire, Daz Parker moved to London after completing her studies.
She has worked as a stunt performer in films such as Die Another Day, 28 Weeks Later, Thunderbirds (doubling for Sophia Myles, Phantom of the Opera,The Descent, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and The Awakening; she has also been a credited actor, such as playing a peasant woman in The Da Vinci Code. For television, as well as Doctor Who she has also worked on Born and Bred, MI High and The Misfits. She has also appeared in theatre, mentioning on her official website that one of her first jobs was on the Cliff Richard musical Time.
As well as her stunt career, Daz is also an accomplished tri-athlete, becoming the ITU Sprint Amateur World Champion in 2008 and the XTERRA Amateur World Champion in 2009. She also works as a swimming coach.