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SARAH JESSICA PARKER (Meredith Morton) won an Emmy award for Best Actress for her role as ‘Carrie Bradshaw' on the hit HBO series "Sex and the City.” She was also awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004, and she won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2001. Parker received a total of five Emmy nominations for her work on the series, which received the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Comedy Series three years in a row, in 2000, 2001, and 2002, and she was honored with an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001. Parker was also an Executive Producer on the show.

Parker stars in the upcoming romantic comedy "Failure to Launch,” opposite Matthew McConaughey. Future projects also include the comedy "Slammer,” to be directed by Adam Shankman, in which Parker will play a pushy publicist who's wrongly imprisoned on the charge she took fashion freebies meant for clients and turned them over to knockoff artists for mass production. Parker will also star in and produce "Spinning Into Butter," an independent adaptation of Rebecca Gilman's play. Stage director Mark Brokaw is making his feature debut and Norman Twain and Lou Pitt will produce with Parker.

Parker's notable film credits include "State and Main,” "Dudley Do-Right" "Til There Was You,” "Mars Attacks," "Extreme Measures," "If Lucy Fell," "The First Wives Club,” "Substance of Fire," in which she recreated her off-Broadway role from the Jon Robin Baitz play, "Miami Rhapsody,” "Ed Wood," "Hocus Pocus," "Striking Distance," "Honeymoon in Vegas” – and her breakthrough role as ‘SanDeE*' in "L.A. Story" opposite Steve Martin.

Parker's early motion picture credits include "Flight of the Navigator,” "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," "Footloose," "First Born," "Somewhere Tomorrow" and "Rich Kids.”

Parker first gained recognition for her work in the popular television series "Square Pegs," which continues to air in syndication. Her other television credits include the film "In the Interest of the Children," "The Ryan White Story," "Dadah is Death, the critically hailed "A Year in the Life" series and mini-series, "Twist of Fate" and "The Room Upstairs." On stage, Parker starred in David Lindsay-Abaire's s quirky comedy "Wonder of the World" at New York's Manhattan Theater Club, for which she received a Drama Desk nomination. She performed in a successful run in the Tony nominated Broadway production of "Once Upon a Mattress."

Earlier, she starred with Matthew Broderick in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” and she starred in A.R. Gurney's "Sylvia," which had a sold out run in New York's Manhattan Theater Club. She appeared on Broadway in "The Innocents,” directed by Harold Pinter, co-starring Claire Bloom. She also appeared in the Off-Broadway play "By Strouse," and as the title role in a Broadway production of "Annie.” She earned rave reviews for her work in the Off-Broadway production of "The Heidi Chronicles," plus "Wrestlers," and the Ensemble Studio Theater's One Act Marathon of "April Snow.”

Born in Nelsonville, Ohio and raised in Cincinnati, Parker appeared in her first television special, "The Little Match Girl," at age eight. She studied ballet with the Cincinnati Ballet and American Ballet Theater, and sang with the Metropolitan Opera.

Parker is the National Ambassador for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. In 1995, she received the American Civil Liberties Union Award.

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