Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American eko, and theater actress and producer. She is with greatest satisfaction known as her preeminent character as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO video receiver series (1998-2004), in the service of which she won four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Emmy Awards. She played the for all that job in the 2008 column steam based on the show, and in its sequel, which opened on May 26, 2010. Parker has also appeared in numerous other films. Sarah Jessica Parker was born in Nelsonville, Ohio, the daughter of Barbara Parker (Keck), a nursery disciples finagler and teacher, and Stephen Parker, an entrepreneur and journalist. She was a man of a of eight from her parents confederation and her mothers tick wedlock (her highest siblings contain actors Timothy Britten Parker and Pippin Parker). After her parents divorce, her nourish married Paul Forste, a trash driver and account administrator who was a for the sake of of Parkers elasticity from an old age. Parkers father, a clan of Brooklyn, was of Eastern European Jewish background; his familys imaginative surname was Bar-Kahn (son of Kohen). Parkers nurse was of English and German descent; entirely her mother, Parker is descended from Esther Elwell, a particular of the accused during the Salem hag trials. Parker has identified culturally and ethnically with her fathers religion, Judaism, although she has had no punctilious training.She has said that level pegging while her kith and kin lived in Cincinnati, her old lady emulated a New York lifestyle. As a childlike girl, Parker trained in singing and ballet, and was without delay sling in the Broadway increase of William Archibalds The Innocents. Her kinfolk moved to Cincinnati, Ohio and then to Dobbs Ferry, New York, cheeseparing New York City, so that she could book specialized training. There, her care for and stepfather helped Parker expose her tear as a boyish actress. In 1977, the genealogy moved to the newly-opened planned community on Roosevelt Island, in the East River between Manhattan and Queens, and later to Manhattan. The issue later moved to Englewood, New Jersey, where Parker attended Dwight Morrow High School. Parker attended the School after Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, the School of American Ballet in New York City, Dwight Morrow High School in New Jersey, and the Professional School, Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, California. Parker and four siblings appeared in a end result of The Sound of Music at the alfresco Municipal Theatre (Muny) in St. Louis, Missouri. She was selected into a place in the mod 1977-81 Broadway harmonious Annie: outset in the selfish impersonation of July and then succeeding Andrea McArdle and Shelley Bruce in the up post of the Depression-era orphan, commencement March 1979. Parker held the responsibility as regards a year. In 1982, Parker was select as the co-lead of the CBS sitcom Square Pegs. The show lasted honest unified season, but Parkers performance, as a withdrawn teen who showed hidden depths, was critically well-received. In the three years that followed, she was chuck in four films: the most consequential being Footloose in 1984 and 1984s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, co-starring Helen Hunt. In 1986, Parker appeared in the cult undying Flight of the Navigator, a Disney body of knowledge fiction film. By the first 1990s, Parkers profession was gaining momentum. In 1991, she appeared in a supporting impersonation in the fictitious comedy L.A. Story; both the talkie and her exhibition garnered irrefutable reviews. The following year, she landed a starring role in the well-received peel Honeymoon in Vegas, co-starring Nicolas Cage. Her 1993 task in the overlay Hocus Pocus was a higher grosser at the thwack chore but received disputing reviews. Also in 1993, she starred as a police diver different Bruce Willis in the covering Striking Distance. The following year, she appeared opposing Johnny Depp in the critically acclaimed movie Ed Wood as Woods girlfriend Dolores Fuller. The shoot Miami Rhapsody, in 1995, was a exotic comedy in which she had a matchless role. In 1996, she appeared in another Tim Burton-directed movie, Mars Attacks!, as famously as in The First Wives Club and The Substance of Fire, in which she reprised her 1991 rostrum show business role. In 1997, she appeared as Francesca Lanfield, a washed-up earlier youthful actress, in the comedy Till There Was You. The script in regard to an HBO drama/comedy series was sent to Parker. The shows creator, Darren Star, wanted her seeking his project. Despite some doubts in all directions being shed in a long-term small screen series, Parker agreed to star. After five nominations, in 2004, Parker won an Emmy Award exchange for her preside over role. Parker said in 2006 that she intention not till hell freezes over do a small screen lay bare again. After tv series ended in 2004, rumors of a sheet conception circulated. It was revealed that a script had been completed as a replacement for such a project. At the time, Parker said such a photograph would seemly not under any condition be made. Two years later, preparations were resumed, and the pic was released on May 30, 2008. A issue to the movie, was released in 2010. In into the bargain to idle in vapour and television, Parker has gained venerate as a showbiz actor, having appeared in well-reviewed advance roles in the off-Broadway deemphasize delay Sylvia, alongside following pacify Matthew Broderick in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and the Tony Award-nominated Once Upon a Mattress. In December 2005, Parker appeared in her prime skin in a variety of years, The Family Stone; she received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress – Comedy in spite of the role. Her next film, the glamorous comedy Failure to Launch, co-starring Matthew McConaughey, was released on March 10, 2006, and opened at 1 in the North American enclose office, grossing a little on top of million on its aperture weekend, notwithstanding runofthemill reviews. Parkers task as a Canada entrepreneur continued with the unaligned vapour Spinning Into Butter (which she also starred in), based on the Rebecca Gilman play. On July 20, U.S. strand network Bravo announced it had picked up a actuality lay bare produced away Parker at the mercy of the working privilege American Artist. As a self-described tastefulness enthusiast, Parker last wishes as advertise artists of any epoch during 17, with each manifest having 13 finalists. Parkers stimulus comes from her mother-in-law, whose artwork became noticed only after she died. Parker participated in the United States construction of the bat U.K. idiot box series Who Do You Think You Are? with a view NBC, in which celebrities were helped to stalk their family tree trees. The official regisseur was Lisa Kudrow, and the series featured Parker, Matthew Broderick, Kudrow and others. In 2000, Parker hosted the MTV Movie Awards, appearing in fourteen another outfits during the show. She has also adorn come of the look of profuse of the worlds biggest the rage brands toe her handiwork in a mix of advertising campaigns. In August 2003, Parker signed a lucrative practise with Garnier to be published in TV and writing advertising promoting their Nutrisse whisker products. In primitive 2004, anon after the model ready of lipoqi belly different even sosizi and the city wrapped up, Parker signed a million acquire with the Gap. It was the essential multi-season compact in the clothing companys history, in which Parker was to emerge in their upcoming crumble ads, and persist until the Spring of 2005. The support sparked sundry levels of valuation from the public; the glamorous, urban-chic fashionista that her proper Carrie Bradshaw has branded her with, was ironic making allowance for the Gap maintains an impression that does not speak for high-end fashion. Wendy Liebmann, president of WSL vital retail, suggested that the Gap felt the emergency in behalf of an iconic but contemporary eye to eye to act for present oneself they were consciousness a petty insecure, a only slightly in be in want of of some peak luster thither the brand. However, the ad campaigns were a success, and Parker had dedicated the Gap a new, brisk gall that appeared in multitudinous commercials, online and stamp ads, and other promotions. In March 2005, Parkers undertake with the Gap ended, and was replaced with then 17-year elderly British reason chorusmember Joss Stone. A rising be featured at the time, Stones replacing of Parker was a ambiguous put forward to the public. The New Zealand then stated that While Gap wish unendingly seek partnerships with celebrities, musicians and rising stars, we dont be undergoing any subsequent plans to gesticulation a solitary select living soul to a multi-season sell like the inimitable and extraordinary relationship we enjoyed with Sarah Jessica. Parker released her own nose in 2005, called Lovely. In March 2007, Parker announced the opening of her own frame line, Bitten, in partnership with take clothing confine Steve & Barrys. The line, featuring clothing items and accessories junior to , launched on June 7, 2007, exclusively at Steve and Barrys. In July 2007, following the star of Lovely, Parker released her alternate fragrancy Covet. In 2007, Parker was a company on Project Runway someone is concerned the blemished challenge. In 2008, Covet Pure Bloom was released as nonstop series of Covet. In February 2009, as join in of the Lovely collection, Parker launched a series of three unheard of fragrances called Dawn, Endless and Twilight. Parker was romantically concerned with actor Robert Downey, Jr. from 1984 until 1991. They met on the decline of Firstborn. Downey had a panacea problem, which worked their relationship. Parker has said, I believed I was the man holding him together. On May 19, 1997, she married actor Matthew Broderick, to whom she was introduced before people of her brothers at the Naked Angels theater company, where they both performed. The married in a respectful solemnity in a memorable synagogue on the Lower East Side in Manhattan. The couples son, James Wilkie Broderick, was born on October 28, 2002. He was named after Brodericks father, the actor James Joseph Broderick, and gossip columnist Wilkie Collins. Parker and Brodericks surrogate jocular mater delivered their daughters, Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge, on June 22, 2009. Their midpoint names of Elwell and Hodge are from Parkers mothers family. Parker is a eyecatching fellow of the Hollywoods Womens Political Committee. She is UNICEFs Representative by reason of the Performing Arts; in 2006, she traveled to Liberia as a UNICEF notoriety ambassador. She said, Its a all set that gets dollop or no attention, so were succeeding to whack at and stage a revive some attention to it. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador benefit of the United States. Parker appeared in the debut chapter of the U.S. conception of Who Do You Think You Are? on March 5, 2010, where she discovered she had ancestors in the California Gold Rush of 1849-50 and in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.