Sarah Jessica Parker is an award-winning actress, producer and businessperson who has garnered four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Emmy Awards.
Parker starred as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City (1998-2004) and served as an executive producer. She reprised her role and served as a producer for the screen adaptation of the hit series with the theatrical release of Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010), both directed by Michael Patrick King.
Past film credits include Andrew Bergman’s Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), David Frankel’s Miami Rhapsody (1995), Hugh Wilson’s The First Wives Club (1996), Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! (1996) and Ed Wood (1994), David Mamet’s State and Main (2000), Thomas Bezucha’s The Family Stone (2005), Tom Dey’s Failure to Launch (2006), Noam Murro’s Smart People (2008), and Douglas McGrath’s I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011).
Parker currently stars on HBO’s television series Divorce, in which she also serves as an executive producer. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in the series. The show’s third season will begin shooting this fall.
In her recent feature film Here and Now, a devastating doctor’s visit sends an accomplished singer reeling through the streets of New York City, Parker plays the lead role Vivienne in this French New Wave-inspired drama, which debuted at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The film, which shot in New York City in just sixteen days, was written by Laura Eason, directed by Fabien Constant.
She has worked in the theatre, on and off Broadway, since 1976 when she debuted on Broadway in The Innocents directed by Harold Pinter. Other Broadway credits include the title role in the musicals Annie, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, and Once Upon a Mattress. Off-Broadway credits include the original production of To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday and The Commons of Pensacola.