Official Sex and the City Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Chris Noth Hot Movies
Official Sex and the City Cast from the 2008 Romantic Comedy Movie
Sarah Jessica Parker ("Carrie Bradshaw")
A celebrated icon in film and television as well as fashion, Sarah Jessica Parker ("Carrie Bradshaw") continues to expand upon her impressive collection of credits through her remarkable range and effortless style. An actress since the age of eight, Parker continues to come into her own as an artist and as an entrepreneur.
Parker won over critics and audiences alike in HBO's Sex and the City, for which she was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004 as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2001. Parker was also an executive producer on the series, which received the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Comedy Series three years in a row in 2000, 2001, and 2002, and was honored with an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001.
HBO and Parker have signed a two-year, exclusive-to-television deal for Parker to develop and produce series and long-form programming for HBO through her production company, Pretty Matches Productions.
In addition, Parker recently wrapped production on the upcoming film Smart People. Directed by Noam Murro, she stars opposite Dennis Quaid as a doctor who falls in love with a professor whose wife's death has turned him into a bitter man.
Parker most recent film, Paramount's Failure to Launch with Matthew McConaughey, grossed more than $128 Million worldwide.
Other recent credits include her Golden Globe-nominated performance in The comedy Stone; David Mamet's satirical comedy, State and Main; Dudley Do-Right, opposite Brendan Fraser; Paramount's Til There Was You, opposite Dylan McDermott; Tim Burton's Mars Attacks; If Lucy Fell, opposite Ben Stiller; Tim Burton's Ed Wood, co-starring Johnny Depp; The First Wives Club with Bette Midler, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn; Miami Rhapsody, with Antonio Banderas; Disney's Hocus Pocus; Honeymoon in Vegas, opposite Nicolas Cage; and her breakthrough role in LA Story, co-starring Steve Martin.
Parker's early motion picture roles include Flight of the Navigator, Girls Just Want To Have Fun, Footloose, with Kevin Bacon; Michael Apted's First Born; Robert Wiemer's Somewhere Tomorrow, and United Artists' Rich Kids, with John Lithgow.
Kim Cattrall ("Samantha Jones")
Kim Cattrall ("Samantha Jones") has been a staple of both screen and television since her first day on set. She has been one of the industries' busiest actors due to her comedic timing, dramatic depth and onscreen presence.
Cattrall was a leading force in turning the groundbreaking HBO series, Sex and the City into a global phenomenon. Portraying femme fatale Samantha, Cattrall won over the hearts of every woman by playing it honest and impulsive, bringing out the inner vamp in us all. Cattrall has been highly praised by the critics and recognized with a Golden Globe and 2 Screen Actors Guild awards plus 5 additional Golden Globe, 4 Emmy and 3 Screen Actors' Guild nominations. With the worldwide syndication of Sex and the City, her portrayal of Samantha is known around the globe.
In addition to her on-screen presence, Cattrall has also founded Fertile Ground Productions, a Canadian based production company. Their first project was Sexual Intelligence, a feature length HBO documentary with an accompanying book which Kim hosts and co-executive produced.
Her extensive acting career has spanned film, stage and television. Born in Liverpool, England, and raised on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Cattrall moved to New York City at the age of 16 to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. On graduation, film director Otto Preminger signed her to a 5-year film contract. A year later, Universal Studios bought out the contract and Cattrall became one of the last participants of the Universal Contract Player System. While under contract at Universal, Cattrall guest starred in numerous television series, which led to starring roles opposite Jack Lemmon in his Academy Award-nominated performance in Tribute and Lead Actress Genie nomination (Canadian Oscars) for her performance in Ticket to Heaven.
She starred in a host of Hollywood blockbuster films, including Police Academy 1; Porky's; Mannequin; Masquerade; Star Trek 6:The Undiscovered Country; John Carpenter's cult classic Big Trouble in Little China opposite Kurt Russell; Disney's The Ice Princess; and with Tom Hanks in Brian De Palma's infamous Bonfire of the Vanities. Her performance as Jamie in the delightful independent feature Live Nude Girls earned her rave reviews at numerous Independent Film Festivals. On television she starred opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the TNT television adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize winning play The Heidi Chronicles and in Oliver's Stone's mini series Wild Palms for ABC.
When not working in film and television, Cattrall has returned to the stage starring in critically acclaimed productions of Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge, Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters (Drama-Logue Award), Strindberg's Miss Julie, and Moliere's The Misanthrope. She made her Broadway debut opposite Jennifer Hudson in the National Theatre of London's production of Michael Frayn's adaptation of Chekhov's Wild Honey. In January 2005, Cattrall made her London stage debut in Sir Peter Hall's production of Who's Life Is It Anyway? in the West End, to critical acclaim.
Fans got to see the personal side of Cattrall on Lifetime television's Intimate Portrait and in her New York Times Best Seller published by Warner Books that she co-authored, entitled Satisfaction. In 2006, Cattrall's last book was published entitled Being a Girl, which was a "survival guide to navigating the ups and downs of teenage life"
Last December, Cattrall finished her second run on London's West End's at the Donmar Warehouse in David Mamet's The Cryptogram, for which she received rave reviews. She then starred in John Boorman's The Tiger's Tail with Brenden Gleeson for Sony Classics and this summer wrapped filming on My Boy Jack, starring opposite Daniel Radcliffe and David Haig for ITV.
Kristin Davis ("Charlotte York")
Through a variety of roles in television, film and on stage, Kristin Davis ("Charlotte York") has proven herself a talented and versatile actress.
Her role as Charlotte York for six seasons on HBO's Sex and the City earned Davis nominations for an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. The show also starred Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall, all four women winning the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award not once but twice. Sex and the City also won an Emmy and numerous Golden Globe Awards throughout its six seasons.
In 2006, Davis starred opposite Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito and Kristin Chenoweth in the Fox holiday comedy Deck the Halls, directed by John Whitesell. She also starred with Tim Allen, Danny Glover and Robert Downey Jr. in the feature film update of Disney's The Shaggy Dog, directed by Brian Robbins. In 2005, she appeared with David Arquette in Robert Rodriguez's children's adventure feature, The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3-D.
In addition to film and television, Davis continues to work in the theatre. In May 2006, she made her London theatre debut, reprising her role as 'Sunny Jacobs' in The Exonerated. Davis initially joined the rotating cast of actors recounting true stories of wrongly accused and convicted death-row inmates in the critically acclaimed off-Broadway production in 2003. In 2002, Davis appeared on stage in Brave New World, a collection of poignant original works that commemorated the September 11th attacks. In Land of the Dead, written and directed by Neil LaBute, Davis starred opposite Paul Rudd as a woman who must deal with losing two loved ones on the tragic day.
Prior to Sex and the City, Davis made an impact on the television scene when she joined the pop culture phenomenon, Melrose Place, and brought life to the devious Brooke Armstrong. Her additional television credits include the Turner Network Television (TNT) original film, The Winning Season, starring as the fiancee of real-life baseball legend Honus Wagner, as well as guest-starring roles on Will & Grace, Seinfeld, Friends, ER, The Larry Sanders Show, and The Heidi Chronicles.
Born in Boulder, Colorado, Davis moved to Columbia, South Carolina when her father, a Professor of psychology, transferred to the university there. She later attended Rutgers University to complete her BFA in their classical theatre training program and upon graduation moved to New York where she began working in classical and contemporary theatre, as well as commercials.
Davis divides her time between New York and Los Angeles.
Cynthia Nixon ("Miranda Hobbes")
Emmy and Tony Award-winner Cynthia Nixon (Miranda Hobbes) has been a critically acclaimed and sought-after actress since the age of twelve.
Nixon was last seen in New Regency's feature Little Manhattan opposite Bradley Whitford as well as in Alex Steyermark's One Last Thing, which premiered at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival and was screened at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. The actress also starred in HBO's telepic Warm Springs, in which she plays Eleanor Roosevelt opposite Kenneth Branagh's Franklin Roosevelt. This role earned Nixon a Golden Globe nomination, a SAG Award nomination, and an Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Made for Television. In 2004 she starred in the mini-series Tanner on Tanner, directed by Robert Altman and written by Garry Trudeau, a sequel to Tanner '88.
For six seasons Nixon appeared in HBO's much celebrated series, Sex and the City, in which she played Miranda, a role that garnered her an Emmy Award in 2004 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, two other Emmy nominations, and four consecutive Golden Globe nominations. Nixon was honored with the 2001 and 2004 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Nixon was last seen off-Broadway in the title role of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. In 2006 the actress completed a successful run in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of David Lindsay-Abair's Pulitzer Prize winning play Rabbit Hole for which she won a Tony Award as well as a Drama League nomination and an Outer Critics Circle Award. Prior to that, she was last seen on Broadway performing as Mary Haines in The Roundabout's revival of The Women, which was also broadcast on PBS' Stage to Screen series. Nixon won a Theatre World Award at 14 for her stage debut as Dinah Lord in Ellis Rabb's production of The Philadelphia Story at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre. At 15, she was directed by acclaimed filmmaker Louis Malle in the title role of John Guare's Lydie Breeze. Most remarkably, at age 18, she appeared simultaneously in two Broadway productions, David Rabe's Hurlyburly and Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, both directed by Mike Nichols.
Nixon began her film career at age twelve with Ronald F. Maxwell's Little Darlings (as Sunshine, the flower child) and went on to appear in Sidney Lumet's Prince of the City (as a strung-out drug addict), Milos Forman's Amadeus (as Lorl, Mozart's maid), Robert Altman's O.C. & Stiggs, Marshall Brickman's The Manhattan Project, Let it Ride, Addams comedy Values, The Pelican Brief, John Hughes' Baby's Day Out, Marvin's Room, The Out-of-Towners, Igby Goes Down, and Advice from a Caterpillar, based on the play by the Drama Dept.'s Douglas Carter Beane.
Nixon's very first professional job was an ABC After School Special, Seven Wishes of a Rich Kid, costarring Butterfly McQueen. Nixon went on to appear in PBS's presentation of Mark Twain's Private History of a Campaign that Failed, Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July and Women and Wallace (the last two for American Playhouse).
She has most recently appeared on network television in a guest roles on NBC's ER and on FOX's House. Prior to that she was in the CBS telefilm Papa's Angels.
Born and raised in New York City, Nixon attended Hunter College High School and has a degree in English Literature from Barnard College. She lives in New York City and has a daughter, Samantha, and a son, Charlie.
Chris Noth ("Mr. Big")
Chris Noth (Mr. Big), an accomplished graduate of the Yale School of Drama, continues to build upon a versatile career in film, television and on stage.
Some of Noth's earlier screen ventures include Robert Zemeckis' Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks; Tom DiCillo's Double Whammy, with Denis Leary and Elizabeth Hurley; and the independent film Searching for Paradise. His additional film credits include Texas Funeral, Getting to Know You, The Broken Giant, Cold Around the Heart, Naked in New York, The Confession and Mr. 3,000 and The Perfect Man opposite Hilary Duff and Heather Locklear.
Currently, Noth can be seen starring on Law and Order: Criminal Intent, reprising his role as Detective Mike Logan, a character he originated during the first five seasons of Law & Order. For his portrayal of Mr. Big on HBO's popular series Sex and the City, Noth received a Golden Globe nomination.
Noth also starred and executive-produced the TNT Original film Bad Apple, and starred as Roman general Pompey in the TNT epic miniseries Caesar, opposite Christopher Walken and the late Richard Harris. His other telefilms include Exiled, TNT's Rough Riders and Abducted: A Father's Love.
Noth received rave reviews as Teach in American Buffalo at the Berkshire Theatre Festival. He enjoyed a successful Broadway run of the revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, starring opposite Charles Durning and Michael Learned. His most recent New York performance was Christopher Shinn's What Didn't Happen at Playwrights Horizons. He has also performed at the American Shakespeare Festival in Connecticut; New York's Manhattan Club, Circle Rep, La Mama and the Roundabout Theatre; the Seattle Repertory Theatre; and the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
Jennifer Hudson ("Louise")
Long before landing the coveted role of "Effie" in the film version of the legendary Broadway musical Dreamgirls, Jennifer Hudson (Louise) sang for the very first time before a small church in her native Chicago, bringing the congregation to its feet with soul- stirring solo performances week after week. Hudson, now twenty-five, attributes her vocal ability to her late maternal grandmother, Julia Kate Hudson, a long-time choir member.
Jennifer's talent was cultivated through dozens of talent shows and musical productions during her grammar and high school years. She landed her first professional role in a local production of Big River. In 2002, she showcased her four-octave range and charmed thousands of vacationers from all over the world as a featured vocalist on the Disney Wonder cruise ship. In 2004, she wowed millions of television viewers during season three of the wildly popular Fox series "American Idol."
Hudson has received numerous honors and awards for her breakthrough performance as Effie in Dreamgirls including the Academy Award Golden Globe, SAG Award, BAFTA Award, NAACP Image Award and Broadcast Film Critics Association Award. She was also honored by the National Board of Review and was named "Entertainer of the Year" at the Soul Train Awards. In addition, she is the new spokesperson for Avon.
Hudson is currently in the recording studio working with Clive Davis on her debut CD for Arista records which is scheduled to be released early next year.