Kristin Davis initiially tried out for the part of Carrie Bradshaw before landing the role of straight-laced Uptown Girl Charlotte York on Sex And The City.
The 44-year-old has played Charlotte on the hit HBO series as well as in its two subsequent movie incarnations since 1998.
Davis met Sex creator Darren Star in 1995 when she played the devious Brooke Armstrong for one season on Melrose Place, where he was executive producer. A couple of years later, Star invited her to audition for the role of the sex columnist, Kristin claims. She said that the original role of Carrie – eventually portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker – was “very different” from the one viewers saw.
Kristin tells The Age: “Honestly, none of the four of us are so jaded that we take it for granted. It is amazing that we still get to work together. We are sitting around the same table and chairs as we were in 1997. It still feels right.”
Sex And The City 2 opens in theaters in May 2010.