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SARAH JESSICA PARKER (Kira Supernova) has been celebrated in the worlds
of film, television and fashion. She continues to expand upon her impressive collection of
credits with her remarkable range and effortless style. Parker has just begun production on
MIXTAPE, a music-driven coming-of-age comedy to be directed by Tom Vaughan.
For the role of Carrie Bradshaw on HBO's comedy series "Sex and the City," Parker
won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004, as well as a
Screen Actors Guild Award in 2001. Parker was also an executive producer on the series,
which won the Golden Globe for Outstanding Comedy Series three years in a row and was
honored with an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001.
Parker reprised her role in two SEX AND THE CITY features, also serving as a producer on
the films. Her performance in Thomas Bezucha's THE FAMILY STONE, opposite Dermot
Mulroney, earned her another Golden Globe nomination.
Parker has delivered memorable turns in such films as Douglas McGrath's comedy I
DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT, based on the acclaimed bestseller by Allison Pearson; NEW YEAR'S EVE, Garry Marshall's sequel to the hit ensemble comedy Valentine's Day; DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS?, opposite Hugh Grant; Smart People, with Dennis Quaid; FAILURE TO LAUNCH,
opposite Matthew McConaughey; IF LUCY FELL, alongside Ben Stiller; Tim Burton's ED WOOD,
starring Johnny Depp; THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, with Bette Midler, Diane Keaton and Goldie
Hawn; MIAMI RHAPSODY, co-starring Antonio Banderas; HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, opposite Nicolas
Cage; and of course her breakthrough role in L.A. STORY, with Steve Martin.
Other film credits include HOCUS POCUS, MARS ATTACKS!, STATE AND MAIN, 'TIL THERE WAS YOU, FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR, GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN, FOOTLOOSE, FIRST BORN, SOMEWHERE TOMORROW and RICH KIDS.
Through her production company Pretty Matches Productions, Parker has a first-
look deal with HBO to develop and produce films, television series and long-form
programming. For two seasons, she served as executive producer on Bravo's "Work of Art:
The Next Great Artist." The series featured aspiring artists who compete for a solo show at
the prestigious Brooklyn Museum.
Parker lends much of her free time to charitable causes. She currently serves as a
member of the board of directors for the New York City Ballet and is also a UNICEF
In 2009 Parker was elected to the President's Committee on the Arts and
Humanities. In 2012 she adopted the Martin Luther King, Jr. School in Portland, Oregon,
for The Turnaround Arts Initiative. This initiative, launched in cooperation with the White
House Domestic Policy Council and the U.S. Department of Education, is a public-private
partnership designed to narrow the achievement gap and improve student engagement
through the arts.
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