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Sarah Jessica Parker Biography

Birth Name:
Sarah Jessica Parker
Birth Place:
Nelsonville, Ohio, United States
Profession
Actor, producer

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, for her Broadway debut in The Innocents, and later played an orphan---and then the lead role---in the Broadway hit Annie (1978-80)
  • Played Patty Greene on Square Pegs (1982-83), a CBS sitcom about high-school life circa early 1980s from the perspective of two teenage girls
  • 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

Awards

  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2006Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: winner
  • 2000Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1999Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1999Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated

Relationships