Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City. In 2012, Parker returned to television for the first time since Sex and The City, portraying Isabelle Wright in three episodes of the FOX series Glee. She starred as Frances Dufresne in the HBO series Divorce.
About Sarah Jessica Parker in brief
Sarah Jessica Parker is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City. Parker made her Broadway debut at the age of 11 in the 1976 revival of The Innocents, before going on to star in the title role of the Broadway musical Annie in 1979. She made her first major film appearances in the 1984 dramas Footloose and Firstborn. Since 2005, she has run her own production company, Pretty Matches, which has been creating content for HBO and other channels. She starred as Frances Dufresne in the HBO series Divorce, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. In 2012, Parker returned to television for the first time since Sex and The City, portraying Isabelle Wright in three episodes of the FOX series Glee. Parker is descended from Esther Elwell, one of the accused during the Salem witch trials. She has said that even while her family lived in Cincinnati, her mother emulated a New York lifestyle. Parker has identified culturally with her father’s faith, Judaism, although she has had no religious training. In 1986, Parker appeared in Flight of the Navigator, a Disney science fiction film starring Helen Hunt and Helen Mirren. She also appeared in the romantic comedy L.A. Story, a romantic comedy starring Lenny Kravitz and Helen Hunt, and the film adaptation of The Godfather: Part II, starring Tom Hanks and Nicole Kidman.
She appeared in four films in the 1990s, the most significant being FootloOSE and Girls Just Want To Have Fun. She was the subject of the film The Wedding, which was released in 1998. She had a role in the film version of Annie, which opened on Broadway in 1999. Parker also had the lead role of Pegs on the CBS sitcom Square Pegs, which lasted just one season. In 2011, she starred in the television series The Big C, which aired on PBS and PBS stations in the U.S. and in Europe. In 2013, she appeared in an episode of The Voice, which she also co-wrote and co-starred in with her husband, Mark Wahlberg, on which she had a recurring role as the mother of a young boy. The actress has a daughter, Pippin Parker, and a son, Timothy Britten Parker, who is also an actor. Parker’s parents divorced when she was 3 12 years old, and her mother married Paul Forste, a truck driver and account executive. Her mother is of German, and some English, descent; through her mother, Parker is descendent of Esther El well, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, New York. Parker and four siblings appeared in a production of The Sound of Music at the outdoor Municipal Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended the School of American Ballet in New York City, the New York Professional Children’s School, and Hollywood High School in Los Angeles.