Carrie Bradshaw (Caroline Marie Preston) is the fictional narrator and lead character of the HBO sitcom/drama “Sex and the City”, played by actress Sarah Jessica Parker. She is a semi-autobiographical character created by Candace Bushnell, who published the book “Sex and the City”, based on her own columns in the “New York Observer”.
On the HBO series, Bradshaw is a New York City newspaper columnist, party girl, fashionista, and later, freelance writer for Vogue. Her weekly column, “Sex and the City,” provides the title, story lines, and narration for each episode.
In 2005, Carrie Bradshaw was listed as number 11 on Bravo’s 100 Greatest TV Characters.