Sarah Jessica Parker

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Birth Place: Nelsonville, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/25/1965, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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With effortless charm, Parker is a unique star whose career began in childhood. After performing in a few Broadway shows, this precocious performer segued to TV and movies as a teen usually playing appealingly geeky heroines, even though off-screen she was all grown up and living with Robert Downey Jr. In the early '90s she broke up with Downey and transitioned to adult roles with sexy turns in a string of big-screen comedies such as L.A. Story. After shying away from series television for much of the decade, Parker took a chance on the female ensemble comedy Sex and the City and became an instant sex symbol and fashion plate. And while she was portraying a single thirtysomething New Yorker searching for Mr. Right, in real life she was happily married to Matthew Broderick. While researching her ancestry for an episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, Parker discovered that a distant ancestor was accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials in the late 1690s.Sarah Jessica Parker Fast Facts:
  • Sang with the Metropolitan Opera, and studied ballet with the Cincinnati Ballet and New York City's American Ballet Theater.
  • Shared the stage in 1976 with her brother, Timothy Britten Parker, for their Broadway debut in The Innocents. She later played an orphan and eventually took over the lead role in Annie (1978-80).
  • Became a UNICEF ambassador in 1997.
  • Began co-producing Sex and the City in 1999; shared Producers Guild Awards for Producer of the Year for Episodic Television Comedy in 2002 and 2004.
  • Has a lengthy history with Sex and the City costar Cynthia Nixon: they appeared together in the 1982 TV movie My Body, My Child, and both are founding members of The Drama Dept., a New York theater group.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Relationships:
  • Stephen Parker - Father
  • James Wilke Broderick - Son
  • Robert Downey Jr. - Ex-significant Other
  • Megan Forste - Half Sister
  • Alegra Forste - Half Sister
  • Pippin Parker - Brother
  • Aaron Forste - Half Brother
  • Matthew Broderick - Husband
  • Rachel Parker - Sister
  • Timothy Britten Parker - Brother
  • Andrew Forste - Half Brother
  • Barbara Forste - Mother
  • Paul Forste - Stepfather
  • Nicolas Cage - Ex-significant Other
  • Marion Loretta Elwell Broderick - Daughter
  • Tabitha Hodge Broderick - Daughter
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Awards:
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee

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