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Sarah Jessica Parker
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Parker in 2012
Born March 25, 1965 (1965-03-25) (age 54)
Nationality American
Education Dwight Morrow High School
School of American Ballet
Professional Children's School
School for Creative and Performing Arts
Hollywood High School
Occupation Actress, producer, designer
Years active 1974–present
Known for Sex and the City
Net worth $135 million
Spouse(s)
Partner(s) Robert Downey, Jr. (1984-1991)
Children 3
Relatives
  • Timothy Britten Parker (brother)
  • Pippin Parker (brother)

Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an American actress, producer, and designer. She is known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004). She won two Emmy Awards for the show: one for Outstanding Comedy Series as producer in 2001, and another for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004. For this role, she also won four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She reprised the role in the films Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010).

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 appeared in the 1984 films Footloose and Firstborn, and returned to Broadway in the 1989 play The Heidi Chronicles. Parker's other major film roles include L.A. Story (1991), Honeymoon in Vegas (1992), Hocus Pocus (1993), Ed Wood (1994), The First Wives Club (1996), The Family Stone (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), and Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009).

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 is currently starring as Frances Dufresne in the HBO series Divorce (2016–present), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Parker married Matthew Broderick in 1997. On May 19, 1997, she married actor Matthew Broderick to whom she was introduced by one of her brothers at the Naked Angels theater company, where they both performed. The couple married in a civil ceremony in a historic synagogue on the Lower East Side in Manhattan. The couple's son, James Wilkie Broderick, was born in 2002. Parker and Broderick's twin daughters, Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge, were delivered via surrogate in June 2009. Their middle names of "Elwell" and "Hodge" are from Parker's mother's family,

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