Kristin Davis

Actor, Waitress
A high-energy actress with girl-next-door appeal, Kristin Davis evoked both innocent and evil to great affect in her numerous film and television roles. Her breakthrough arrived in the form of the scheming, rich brat ... Read more »
Born: 02/22/1965 in Boulder, Colorado, USA

Filmography

Actor (44)

Bad Teacher 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Houseboat 2014 (Movie)

Ann (Actor)

Drinking Buddies 2013 (Movie)

Fiance (Actor)

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D 2012 (Movie)

Liz Anderson (Actor)

Genesis Awards 2011 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Sex and the City 2 2010 (Movie)

Charlotte York (Actor)

Couples Retreat 2009 (Movie)

Lucy (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Guest

Sex and the City 2008 (Movie)

Charlotte York (Actor)

Reel Comedy: Deck the Halls 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Deck The Halls 2006 (Movie)

Kelly Finch (Actor)

The Shaggy Dog 2006 (Movie)

Rebecca Douglas (Actor)

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D 2005 (Movie)

Max's Mom (Actor)

Sex and the City 1998 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Will & Grace 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1994 - 1997, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Melrose Place 1994 - 1996, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Single Guy 1994 - 1997, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

When I Was A Girl 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Host

The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Grosse Pointe 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Friends 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2000 MTV Movie Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Sour Grapes 1998 (Movie)

Riggs (Actor)

Seinfeld 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fox Fall Preview Party 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

ER 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nine Months 1995 (Movie)

Tennis Attendant (Actor)

N.Y.P.D. Mounted 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Doom Asylum 1986 (Movie)

Jane (Actor)

A Deadly Vision (TV Show)

Actor

Alien Nation: Body and Soul (TV Show)

Actor

Atomic Train (TV Show)

Actor

Black Top (TV Show)

Actor

Of Two Minds (TV Show)

Actor

The Ultimate Lie (TV Show)

Actor

The Winning Season (TV Show)

Actor

Three Days (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A high-energy actress with girl-next-door appeal, Kristin Davis evoked both innocent and evil to great affect in her numerous film and television roles. Her breakthrough arrived in the form of the scheming, rich brat Brooke Armstrong on "Melrose Place" (Fox, 1992-99), a character so universally reviled that writers whipped up a shocking death for her after one season to appease angry fans: drowning in the famous pool after a drunken monologue where she verbally decimated the other apartment dwellers. Ironically, Davis actually became a bonafide star by playing a character who was the polar opposite of Brooke - the sweet, uptight Charlotte York on "Sex and the City" (HBO, 1998-2004). As the youngest and most naïve of the famous foursome, Davis had the chance to play both comedy and drama during her run on the immensely popular show, as well as in the 2008 film version. After a few unchallenging roles in family films and comedies like "Couples Retreat" (2009), Davis returned to her most famous role with the worldwide smash "Sex and the City 2" (2010). With the security of her success, Davis continued to choose projects selectively, showing a strong preference for family-friendly fare.

Relationships

Alec Baldwin Actor

Companion
Reportedly dated in 2001 No longer together

Keith Davis

Father
Adopted Kristin after he married her mother in 1968

Dorothy Davis

Mother
Divorced Davis' father c. 1967 Re-married to Keith Davis in 1968, who later adopted Kristin

Gemma Davis

Daughter
Davis's reps confirmed on Oct. 6, 2011 she had adopted daughter Gemma Rose a few months prior

Reed Diamond Actor

Companion
Reportedly dated No longer together

Jeff Goldblum Actor

Companion
Rumored to have dated in 2002 No longer together

Russell James Actor

Companion
Reportedly dating as of July 2009

Damian Lewis Actor

Companion
Reportedly dated 2003 No longer together

Liev Schreiber Actor

Companion
Romantically linked No longer together

EDUCATION

Rutgers University

New Brunwick-Piscataway , New Jersey 1987
Attended Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts

AC Flora High School

Columbia , South Carolina 1983

Milestones

2012

Cast opposite Dwayne Johnson in the adventure sequel "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island"

2010

Reprised her role of Charlotte York for "Sex and the City 2"

2009

Co-starred with Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau in the comedy feature "Couples Retreat"

2008

Reprised the character of Charlotte York for "Sex and the City: The Movie"

2006

Played Tim Allen's wife in a remake of Walt Disney's 1959 favorite "The Shaggy Dog"

2006

Played Matthew Broderick's ("Sex and the City" co-star Sarah Jessica Parker's husband) wife in "Deck the Halls"

2005

Co-starred in "The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3-D"; directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by his son Racer Rodriguez

2004

Signed with Maybelline as celebrity spokeswoman; appeared in the cosmetics brand's TV and print ads

2004

Co-starred with Matthew Modine in the TNT movie "The Winning Season"

2004

Made guest appearance on "Will and Grace" (NBC) as the best friend of Will's (Eric McCormack) boyfriend Vince (Bobby Cannavale)

2001

Appeared with Kelly Ripa and Adam Frost in the TV Movie "Someone to Love"

2000

Played Annie Denver in the CBS biopic "Take Me Home: The John Denver Story" opposite Chad Lowe

1999

Starred opposite Rob Lowe in the action miniseries "Atomic Train" (NBC)

1998

Landed bit part in the independent comedy "Sour Grapes"

1998

Cast as prissy and proper New Yorker Charlotte York on the acclaimed HBO comedy series "Sex and the City"; earned Golden Globe (2003) and Emmy (2004) nominations for Best Supporting Actress

1997

Guest starred on the NBC sitcoms "The Single Guy" and "Seinfeld"

1997

Starred as a woman whose psychic abilities allow her to predict violent crimes in the TV-movie thriller "A Deadly Vision" (ABC)

1996

Starred in the NBC TV-movie "The Ultimate Lie"

1995

Made a cameo as a tennis attendant in the comedy "Nine Months"

1995

Played a small but pivotal role in the Fox TV-movie "Alien Nation: Body and Soul"

1995

Joined cast of "Melrose Place" (Fox) in recurring role of Brooke Armstrong; became regular in the 1995-96 season

1993

Appeared on an episode of HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show"

1991

Played recurring role on daytime soap "General Hospital" (ABC)

1991

Had early TV series guest role on the ABC crime drama "Pros & Cons"

1991

Made TV-movie debut in "N.Y.P.D. Mounted" (CBS)

1987

Made film debut in the low-budget feature "Doom Asylum"

1973

Moved with family to South Carolina at age eight

Lived in NYC where she did commercial and theater work

Bonus Trivia

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"The [character] breakdown said that she's very well educated, she has impeccable manners, she's wealthy, she has this lovely facade, but she has the heart of a shark. I thought, 'Cool.' That's fun when you have different layers to play. It's not fun – as far as I'm concerned – when you either have a victim, or a bad girl who's always bad. That's boring, if that's the only note you're given to play." – Davis on taking the role of Brooke on "Melrose Place" (Fox), quoted in the Daily News, Feb. 5, 1996

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