Sarah Jessica Parker gained wide popularity not only in America, but all over the world after the role of Carrie Bradshaw in the TV series "Sex and the City". The talented actress also produces television shows and launches her own clothing line.
Sarah Jessica Parker hails from the small town of Nelsonville, located in northwestern Ohio, USA. The girl, born on March 25, 1965, became one of the four children of Stephen Parker and Barbara Frost. Her father was a journalist, and her mother worked as a kindergarten teacher.
The actress's parents divorced when she was still very young. Sarah, her sister and two brothers were raised by their stepfather and mother. Despite the fact that the family was large, the family tried in every possible way to develop and support the interests of the children.
After graduating from Dwight Morrow High School, Parker began attending the School of American Ballet in New York, a children's professional school called the New York Professional Children's School, then continued her studies at the School for Creative and Performing Arts and finally got to Hollywood. High School in Los Angeles.
The professional career of the actress began with participation in several Broadway productions. In addition, she has been active in television. Her first television works include Rich Children (1979) and First Born (1982). Later, Parker received an offer to appear in the TV series "Losers". She starred, and the sitcom itself aired from September 1982 to March 1983. Several subsequent works of the actress also became successful. Among them are "Flight of the Navigator" (1986), "Los Angeles Story" (1991), "Hocus Pocus" (1993), "First Wives Club" (1996) and others.
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In 1998, Sarah Jessica Parker was invited to one of the key roles in the TV series "Sex and the City". The story of Carrie Bradshaw and her friends aired for six seasons, from June 1998 to February 2004. And the actress, in parallel with her work in the series, also starred in such films as "Dudley Fair" (1999), "Life Behind the Scenes" (2000) and "Romantic Crime" (2002). In 2005, a film was released with her participation "Hello family!", And a year later, "Love and other troubles."
Recent work of the actress includes roles in the films "Date of Rome" (2016) and "The best day in my life" (2017). In addition, since 2016, she has been playing the main role in the TV series Divorce.
In the early 1980s, the actress dated Canadian actor Michael Fox. Their relationship lasted for several months, and then the couple broke up. In 1984, Parker began a romantic relationship with Robert Downey Jr. They have been together for seven years. But Downey Jr.'s addictions led to the breakup. After the end of this relationship, the actress had a short affair with the American singer and pianist Joshua Kadison.
Then she began dating American businessman John F. Kennedy Jr., the son of John F. Kennedy. However, this relationship was short-lived. Soon, the actress began shooting in the film "Honeymoon in Vegas". The work on this picture was accompanied not only by the on-screen romance of Parker with Nicolas Cage, but also behind the scenes the actors were together. However, with the end of work on the film, this relationship also ended.
In 1992, Sarah Jessica Parker began dating actor Matthew Broderick. Their relationship lasted for about five years before the couple decided to legalize them. On May 19, 1997, a wedding ceremony took place in Manhattan. Now the couple are raising three children: son James Wilkie Broderick and twin daughters Marion Eluell and Tabitha Hodge.