Sarah Jessica Parker: A Look Through the Years

As the actress celebrates her 48th birthday on March 25, take a look back at SJP's road to supreme stardom (20 Photos)

Katie Calautti on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:15AM

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Sarah Jessica Parker: A Look Through the Years

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Silver-Screen Teen

SJP’s depth and likability in Square Pegs caught the eye of multiple casting directors, jump-starting her transition from the small screen to the big screen. Her two most notable breakout roles put both her acting and dancing talents on display: She had a supporting role alongside Kevin Bacon in the 1984 hit musical drama Footloose, and nabbed her first lead role as the rebellious, dance-obsessed Janey Glenn (pictured) the following year in Girls Just Want to Have Fun, with Helen Hunt.

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