Sarah Jessica Parker Biography (1965-)

Born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, OH; daughter of Steven (a journalist andentrepreneur) and Barbara (a teacher and nursery school operator; surname later Forste) Parker; stepdaughter of Paul Forste (an account executive); sister of Pippin Parker (a director and writer) and Timothy Britten Parker (an actor, as Toby Parker); stepsister of Andrew Forste (an actor) and Megan Forste(an actress); married Matthew Broderick (an actor), May 19, 1997; children: James Wilke. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Ina Treciokas, I/D Public Relations, 3859 Cardiff Ave., 2nd Floor, Culver City, CA 90232.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
March 25, 1965
Nelsonville, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut; uncredited) Rich Kids, United Artists, 1979
  • Lisa, Firstborn (also known as Moving In), Paramount, 1984
  • Rusty, Footloose, Paramount, 1984
  • Lori Anderson, Somewhere Tomorrow, Media Home Entertainment, 1984
  • Janey Glenn, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, New World, 1985
  • Carolyn McAdams, Flight of the Navigator, Buena Vista, 1986
  • SanDeE*, L.A. Story, TriStar, 1991
  • Betsy/Donna, Honeymoon in Vegas, Columbia, 1992
  • Sarah Sanderson, Hocus Pocus, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Jo Christman and Detective Emily Harper, Striking Distance, Columbia, 1993
  • Dolores Fuller, Ed Wood, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Gwyn Marcus, Miami Rhapsody, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Lucy Ackerman, If Lucy Fell, TriStar, 1996
  • Sarah Geldhart, The Substance of Fire, Miramax, 1996
  • Shelly "Shell" Stewart, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996
  • Jodie Trammel, Extreme Measures, Columbia, 1996
  • Natalie Lake, Mars Attacks!, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Voice, A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (documentary), First RunFeatures, 1997
  • Francesca Lanfield, 'Til There Was You, Paramount, 1997
  • Tira Gropman, Isn't She Great, 1999
  • Nell Fenwick, Dudley Do-Right, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Claire Wellesley, State and Main (also known as Sequences et consequences), Fine Line, 2000
  • Colleen, Life without Dick, Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Patty Greene, Square Pegs, CBS, 1982-1983
  • Kay Erickson Gardner, A Year in the Life, NBC, 1987-1988
  • Jo Ann Harris, Equal Justice, ABC, 1990
  • Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City, HBO, beginning 1998
  • Miniseries
  • Kay Erickson, A Year in the Life, NBC, 1986
  • Movies
  • (As Sarah J. Parker) Katy, My Body, My Child, ABC, 1982
  • Maggie, Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story, CBS, 1985
  • Rachel Goldman, Dadah Is Death (also known as Barlow and Chambers: A Long Way from Home, Deadly Decision, A Long Way from Home, and A Long Way Home), CBS, 1988
  • Laura, The Ryan White Story, ABC, 1989
  • Miriam Kleiman, Twist of Fate (also known as Pursuit), NBC,1989
  • Callie Cain, In the Best Interest of the Children, NBC, 1992
  • Nancy Clark, The Sunshine Boys, CBS, 1995
  • Specials
  • The Little Match Girl, NBC, 1974
  • Suzanne Henderson, "The Almost Royal Family," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1984
  • Mandy Janovic, "The Room Upstairs," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1987
  • Amy-Beth, "Life under Water," American Playhouse, PBS, 1989
  • Count on Me, PBS, 1993
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 1996
  • A Gift of Song, TNT, 1997
  • Celine, Aretha, Gloria, Shania, and Mariah: Divas Live, VH-1, 1998
  • Comic Relief VIII, HBO, 1998
  • Presenter, Divas Live: An Honors Concert for VH1 Save the Children(also known as VH1 Divas Live), VH1, 1998
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Madeline Kahn, Lifetime, 2000
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Kim Cattrall, Lifetime, 2000
  • The Big Show (also known as The Big Show: Toronto InternationalFilm Festival), CBC, 2001
  • America: A Tribute to Heroes, multiple networks, 2001
  • Interviewee, The Women of "Sex and the City," E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Interviewee, Joan Rivers: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Inside the Playboy Mansion, 2002
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Cynthia Nixon, Lifetime, 2002
  • Elvis Lives, NBC, 2002
  • Interviewee, The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 2002
  • Interviewee, Great Women of Television Comedy: A Museum of Televisionand Radio Special, NBC, 2003
  • Also appeared in the specials Do Me a Favor ... Don't Vote for My Mom, Kennedy Center Tonight, and Meanwhile, Back at the Castle.
  • Pilots
  • Samantha Cooper, The Alan King Show, CBS, 1986
  • Jo Ann Harris, Equal Justice, ABC, 1990
  • Episodic
  • Rachel Sutton, "Hearts Divided," Hotel, ABC, 1986
  • Late Show with David Letterman, multiple appearances, between 1990and 2002
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990, 1991
  • Herself, "Episode with Sarah Jessica Parker," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992
  • Herself, "Next Stop Bottom," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1992
  • Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1994
  • Narrator, "Cinderella," Stories from My Childhood (also known as Mikhail Baryshnikov's Stories from My Childhood), PBS, 1997
  • Herself, "Talk Radio," Dennis Miller Live, 1998
  • Herself, "Curling Flower Space," Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Cartoon Network, 1999
  • Herself, Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, 2002
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002
  • Also appeared on episodes of Another World, NBC, Evening at Pops, and The Isaac Mizrahi Show, Oxygen Network; special guest, Shaloms Sesame, PBS; appeared in 3-2-1 Contact, PBS.
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1993
  • Presenter, The 65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1993
  • Presenter, 1993 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1993
  • Presenter, Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards, TBS, 1994
  • Presenter, The 49th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1995
  • Presenter, The 67th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1995
  • The 50th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1996
  • Presenter, The 1997 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1997
  • The 51st Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1997
  • Presenter, 1997 VH-1 Fashion Awards, VH-1, 1997
  • Presenter, The 1999 ESPY Awards, EPSN, 1999
  • Presenter, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999
  • The 18th Annual American Fashion Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Golden Hanger Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Presenter, The 53rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1999
  • Host, 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Golden Hanger Awards 2000, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Presenter, The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000
  • The 73rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2001
  • Prism Awards 2001, syndicated, 2001
  • The 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2001
  • Presenter, The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2001
  • Presenter, The 55th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2001
  • Presenter, The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003
  • Presenter, The 57th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2003
  • Other
  • Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the Matrix, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Co-executive producer, Sex and the City, HBO, beginning 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Flora, The Innocents, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1976
  • By Strouse (revue), Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1977
  • (Broadway debut) July, then title role, Annie, Alvin Theatre, NewYork City, 1978-1980
  • The War Brides, New Dramatists Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • The Death of a Miner, Portland Stage Company, Portland, ME, 1982
  • Rachel, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, Ensemble Studio Theatre,New York City, 1983, then Circle in the Square Downtown, New York City, 1984
  • Darlene Magnum, "Terry Neal's Future," in Marathon '86, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1986
  • Becky/Clara/Denise, The Heidi Chronicles, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1988-1989, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1989
  • Sarah Geldhart, The Substance of Fire, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1991, then Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Rosemary Pilkington, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, Richard Rogers Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Winnefred, Once upon a Mattress, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Cass Harris, Wonder of the World, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I,New York City, 2001-2002
  • Appeared in April Snow, Ensemble Studio Theatre; appeared in Broadway Scandals of 1928, One-Act Festival, and The Sound of Music; appeared in the title role, Sylvia, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I. Singer with the Metropolitan Opera in productions of Cavaleria Rusticana, Hansel and Gretel, Pagliacci, and Parade.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Audio Books
  • Voice of Gilly, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Newberry Award Records, 1979

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1999, Issue 2, Gale, 1999
    • Shapiro, Marc, Sarah Jessica Parker, ECW Press (Toronto, Ontario),2001
    Periodicals
    • Caribbean World, summer, 2002, pp. 20-22, 24
    • Cosmopolitan, July, 1998, p. 146; February, 1999, p. 138
    • Elle, September, 2002, pp. 108-14
    • Entertainment Weekly, October 1, 1993, pp. 26-31; June 5, 1998, pp. 32-34; May 24, 2002, p. 100
    • Independent, January 4, 2003
    • In Style, February, 2000, p. 176
    • New York Times, April 25, 1996
    • People Weekly, October 14, 1996, p. 156; June 2, 1997, p. 62; October 22, 2001, p. 112; April 22, 2002, pp. 52-55; October 7, 2002, p. 59; November 18, 2002, p. 60
    • Premiere, July, 1992, p. 66
    • Redbook, July, 1996, p. 54; September, 1997, p. 114
    • Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland), January 7, 2002
    • Time, February 5, 2003, p. 10
    • TV Guide, June 6, 1998, pp. 12-14; June 29, 1998, 2002, pp. 12-16,18-37
    • USA Weekend, May 26, 2000, pp. 7-8

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