Kristin Davis Biography
Kristin Davis (Landen) is an American actress best known for her role as Charlotte York in the popular television series, “Sex and the City.
After graduating from Rutgers University with a degree in acting, Davis moved to New York City to pursue her career. She landed her first major role on the soap opera, “General Hospital,” and went on to appear in several other television shows and films, including “Melrose Place,” “Friends,” and “Couples Retreat.”
However, it was her role as the prim and proper Charlotte York in “Sex and the City” that brought Davis international recognition and critical acclaim. She received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of the character, and went on to reprise the role in the show’s subsequent movies.
Kristin Davis Age
Kristin Landen also Lee was born on February 23, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado, U.S. She is[agecalc birthdate=1965-02-23]
Kristin Davis Family
She was born the only child to her parents who divorced when she was a baby. Davis was adopted by Keith Davis then-University of Colorado Boulder professor after he married her mother, Dorothy, a university data analyst, in 1968.
Davis has three sisters from her father’s first marriage. She moved with her parents to Columbia, South Carolina, where her father served as provost and also taught psychology at the University of South Carolina.
Kristin Davis Education
She wanted to be an actress from the age of 9, she then cast in the Workshop Theatre production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. She lived in South Carolina until she graduated from A.C. Flora High School in 1983.
Davis then moved to New Jersey, where she then attended Rutgers University. In 1987, she graduated with a BFA degree in Acting from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts.
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Davis is not married yet and has not yet revealed any information on her dating someone.
Kristin Davis Daughter | Kristin Davis Children | Daughter | Gemma Rose
Kristin has two children who are both adopted. Landen adopted a daughter Gemma Rose Davis in 2011. She adopted a boy in 2018. She resides in Los Angeles, California with her family.
Kristin Davis Actress
After her graduation in 1987, she moved to New York and waited tables before opening a yoga studio with a friend., Davis acted in a couple of episodes of the daytime drama (soap opera) General Hospital in 1991.
Kristin Davis Melrose Place
Her big break came in 1995 when she then landed the role of villainess Brooke Armstrong Campbell on the nighttime drama Melrose Place.
Davis left the show after one year when producers decided to kill off the character. She also had roles in other television series including Friends, Will and Grace and Seinfeld.
Kristin Davis Sex And The City
She was cast as Charlotte York in Sex and the City in 1998 and then remained an integral cast member until the series ended in 2004.
Along with fellow cast, Davis was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award in recognition of her excellence and innovation in her creative works that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television in 1999. Davis received an Emmy nomination for her role as Charlotte in the final season.
Kristin Davis Seinfeld
On Seinfeld: Like many women on the show, Davis run as Jerry’s girlfriend was short-lived because Jerry couldn’t get over one tiny issue, Davis unknowingly used a toothbrush he accidentally dropped in the toilet.
Kristin Davis Now
Kristin has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and is also included on their list of “High Profile Supporters”. Then visited the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda in 2015.
She later filmed a fund-raising appeal supporting the UNHCR, and then in 2016 visited Australia to promote the UNHCR’s work. She focuses on the plight of women victims of sexual violence in Congo.
Kristin Davis Alcoholic
Davis is a recovering alcoholic and says she was introduced to alcohol early as part of her Southern upbringing: “Alcohol freed me. Was really shy and I didn’t know how to come out of my shell. I drank for the same reason I loved acting.
I wanted to feel things and express myself and be free. And I’m not naturally that way.” She then became sober at the age of 22 but later stating, “I miss it. You don’t go to rehab and then suddenly it goes away.”
- Dress size: 4
- Breasts-Waist-Hips: 34-25-35 inches (86-64-89 cm)
- Shoe/Feet: 7.5
- Bra size: 32B
- Cup: B
Kristin Davis Height
Davis stands at a height of 1.68 m.