Sarah Jessica Parker is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. She is best known for her portrayal of Manhattan sex-columnist Carrie Bradshaw in the HBO series Sex and the City, for which she won two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She also reprised the role in films Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2. She is also known for appearing in television shows, such as Square Pegs, A Year in the Life, Divorce, and Equal Justice, and also the films Hocus Pocus, Footloose, Ed Wood and Failure to Launch. Born on March 25, 1965 in Nelsonville, Ohio, to parents Barbara and Stephen Parker, she is of Jewish descent on her father”s side, and of German, and some English descent on her mother”s side. Her parents divorced when she was age 3Â½, and her mother married Paul Forste, a truck driver and account executive. Parker attended the School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) in Cincinnati, and studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City. In 1997, she married Matthew Broderick with whom she has three children.
Sarah Jessica Parker Personal Details
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Sarah Jessica Parker
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25 March 1965
Nelsonville, Ohio, USA
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Actress, Producer, Designer
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Sarah Jessica Parker Family Details
Stephen Parker (Entrepreneur, Journalist)
Barbara Parker (nee Keck) (Nursery school operator, Teacher)
Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick (Daughter), James Wilkie Broderick (Son), Tabitha Hodge Broderick (Daughter)
Sarah Jessica Parker Body Measurements
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37-24-34 in (94-61-87 cm)
37 inches (94 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
34 inches (87 cm)
Sarah Jessica Parker Distinctive Features
Freckles on the body
Beauty mark on chin
Frequently plays the role as rich women from New York
Sparkling blue eyes
Sarah Jessica Parker Education
Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood School of American Ballet New York Professional Children”s School School for Creative and Performing Arts Hollywood High SchoolDwight Morrow High School, Englewood School of American Ballet New York Professional Children”s School School for Creative and Performing Arts Hollywood High School
Sarah Jessica Parker Brand Endorsements
Garnierâ€™s Nutrisse hair color line, priceline.com (2001), Lux Shower Gel (2004), St. Judeâ€™s Children Hospital (2005), Garnier Skin Naturals (2007), GAP, Covetâ€ designer fragrance (2007), Shopping Cidade Jardim (2008), Garnier Ultra-Lift Pro Deep Wrinkle Cream (2009), Ramblinâ€™ Root Beer, Rock The Vote with Robert Downey Jr. (1988), and SJP NYC fragrance (2010).
Best Known For
Playing Carrie Bradshaw in the HBOâ€™s romantic sitcom S*x and the City from 1998 to 2004. She was also the executive producer of the show. Sarah also appeared in the film of same name in 2008.
Sarah first appeared in 1974 in the film The Little Match Girl for her title role as â€œThe Little Match Girlâ€.
In this film, she was credited as â€œSarah Parkerâ€.
First TV Show
In 1980, Parker appeared in 3 episodes of PBSâ€™s science educational television show 3-2-1 Contact for her role as Annie.
She attends regular yoga classes and personal training sessions. Sarah has toned arms.
She is also an avid runner. She walks around and tries to use the bike for longer distances rather than a car. It keeps her metabolism up, eases digestion and keeps her active throughout the day.
Sarah Jessica Parker Favorite Things
Food – Roast chicken from Italian restaurant Barbuto
Food Indulgences – Pasta, Bacon, Cheese
Movie – The Way We Were (1973), Melancholia (2011)
Drink – Coca-Cola
Dessert – Sisterâ€™s brownies
Restaurant – Gradisca (in downtown New York)
Activity – Walking
Band – 70s band Parliament, Trombone Shorty
Song (Lyrics) – Another Hundred People (By Stephen Sondheim)
Country – Greece
Pizza Topping – Sausage, Peppers, Onions
Curse Word – Sh*t
Sarah Jessica Parker Interesting Facts
*She was born on March 25, 1965 in Nelsonville, Ohio, USA. *Her parents divorced when she was 3Â½ years old. *Growing up, she trained in both singing and ballet. *She made her first television special at the age of eight. *She made her Broadway debut at the age of 11 in the 1976 revival of The Innocents. *She hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2000. *She is close friends with actors Willie Garson and Ron Rifkin. *She has her own line of handbags. *She dated actor Robert Downey, Jr. from 1984 to 1991.