Kristin Davis Biography

Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress(c. 1965–)
In Sex and the City, actress Kristin Davis played Charlotte York, who struggles with her inhibitions as she confronts New York's single scene.

Synopsis

Kristin Davis was born on February 24, 196, in Boulder, Colorado. She got her big break in 1995 when she landed a role on TV's Melrose Place. She also appeared on Friends and Seinfeld. In 2009, she played Lucy in the film Couple's Retreat. In Sex and the City, she portrayed Charlotte York. She reprised the role for an original theatrical film in 2008 and in 2010's Sex and the City 2.

Profile

Kristin Landen Davis was born on February 23 or 24 (depending on the source), 1965, in Boulder, Colorado, Her parents divorced when she was a baby.

She was adopted by her stepfather, psychologist Keith Davis, after he married her mother, Dorothy, a data analyst, in 1968. Davis moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where her adoptive father served as provost and taught psychology at the University of South Carolina. After graduating from A.C. Flora High School in 1983, Davis headed to Rutgers University. She then moved to New York where she worked in classical and contemporary theater and starred in commercials.

Davis got her big break in 1995 when she landed the role of Brooke Armstrong Campbell on TV's Melrose Place. Davis also appeared in Friends and Seinfeld. In 2009, she played Lucy in the film Couple's Retreat.

In Sex and the City, Davis portrayed Charlotte York, an art dealer who struggles with her inhibitions as she confronts New York City's single scene. She reprised the role for an original theatrical film in 2008 and in 2010's Sex and the City 2.

Davis has been linked to several men, including Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, but has never been married.

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