Kristin Landen Davis (also listed as Kristin Lee Davis; born February 23, 1965 ) is an American actress. She is well known for playing the roles of Brooke Armstrong on Melrose Place (1995–1996) and Charlotte York Goldenblatt on HBO’s Sex and the City (1998–2004). For her role on Sex and the City, she received an Emmy Award nomination in 2004. Her films include Deck the Halls, Sex and the City: The Movie (2008), Couples Retreat (2009). and Sex and the City 2 . In 2014, she made her West End debut playing Beth Gallagher in the original stage production of Fatal Attraction.