The characters from ''SexAndTheCity''.

!!Carrie Bradshaw
->'''Played By:''' SarahJessicaParker

* AllWomenLoveShoes: She spends a ''ridiculous'' amount of money on shoes, and wears said expensive shoes pretty much everywhere.
--> '''Carrie:''' I've spent $40,000 on shoes and I have no place to live? I will literally be the old woman who lived in her shoes!
* AmbiguouslyJewish
* AuthorAvatar
* DramaQueen: She overreacts to the tiniest things. Sometimes this is amusing, other times it is ''not''.
* DrinkOrder: If Carrie doesn't have a Cosmopolitan, she'll usually be seen with a dirty martini.
* EveryoneLovesBlondes
* FagHag: For Stanford.
* TheFashionista: The essential TV fashionista, actually.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Melancholic. An introspective romantic with artistic aspirations.
* {{The Hero}}ine
* HotScoop
* InSeriesNickname: Big calls her "kid".
* ItsAllAboutMe: Particularly when it comes to relationships.
* IvyLeagueForEveryone
* TheLeader
* TheMistress: She struggles with this label and the associated guilt during her affair with the married Mr Big.
* MsFanservice
* {{Narrator}}
** InfallibleNarrator
* PluckyGirl
* RunawayBride
* SmokingIsCool: She is an on-off smoker.
* UnlimitedWardrobe

!!Samantha Jones
->'''Played By:''' Kim Cattrall

* AnythingThatMoves: She even briefly dated a women for a while, but broke up with her when she found Maria too controlling and needy. They part on amicable terms, though.
--> '''Samantha:''' I'm a try-sexual. I'll try anything once.
* TheBigGirl
* BiTheWay: Shocks her friends when she enters a lesbian relationship. Samantha professes her liberal outlook on sexuality by theorising that in the future all that will matter is sex between individuals, regardless of gender.
* CasualKink
* DeadpanSnarker: Heavier on the snark than the deadpan, but can dish it out at times.
* EthicalSlut: Famously so.
--> '''Samantha:''' I will not be judged by you or society. I will wear whatever and blow whomever I want as long as I can breathe and kneel!
* EveryoneLovesBlondes
* FemmeFatale
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Sanguine. Fun, non-judgemental, impulsive and self indulgent to a fault.
* HiddenDepths: For all her sleeping around, Samantha never leads any of her dates on and generally seems to have less emotional drama with her various boyfriends than her friends. Plus, she works diligently to boost Smith's career and she's very loyal to Carrie and the others.
** It's also implied that her promiscuity is partly due to the fact that the few times she's genuinely liked a guy enough to pursue a serious relationship, she's gotten her heart broken. As such, she keeps her dates at arms' length to avoid having this happen again.
* HotBlooded
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* LadyKillerInLove: On the sparse times where Samantha pursues a serious relationship.
* LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine: The Dark to Charlotte's Light.
* MayDecemberRomance: With Smith. And many other nameless men throughout the series.
* TheMistress: Samantha has almost no problem with sleeping with married men. Sometimes, however, this has repercussions for her image or when the husband announces he's leaving his wife for her.
* MrsRobinson: Has heavy cougar tendencies.
* MsFanservice
* PornStash: She's very open about having a "goody closet".
* ReallyGetsAround: It's a RunningGag.
* RedOniBlueOni: The Red to Miranda's Blue.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Samantha hastily abandons a new friend when she crosses the line and proves to be ''far'' more promiscuous than her.
--> '''Samantha:''' Claire-Anne I'm going! And you can forget Samba!

!!Charlotte York
->'''Played By:''' Kristin Davis

* BewareTheNiceOnes: Charlotte is usually the sweetest and most forgiving of the four, but she isn't afraid to speak her mind if she thinks something is wrong, like [[WhatTheHellHero calling out Carrie for cheating on Aidan with Big]], or slapping her friend's husband when he admits he wants to leave her for Charlotte.
* BrainlessBeauty: Probably the most conventionally attractive of the four - also the ditziest.
* TheChick
* TheCutie: known in-universe as "Park Avenue [[ThePollyanna Pollyanna]].
* TheDitz: Easily the most gullible character in the series.
* FagHag: For Anthony.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Phlegmatic. Loyal, idealistic, sweet and pretty timid.
* TheHeart
* {{Housewife}}: After her first wedding.
* TheIngenue
* LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine: The Light to Samantha's Dark.
* LoveFreak: To the point where she insists that no relationship is a waste of time, even after Burger infamously breaks up with Carrie via a Post-It.
* MsFanservice: Though less shameless than the other three.
* PluckyGirl: Especially when she finds out she can't have a baby.
* PreppyName
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: Dedicated to finding "Mr. Right".
--> '''Charlotte:''' I don't want to be the up-the-butt girl, because I mean... Men don't marry up-the-butt girl. Whoever heard of Mrs. Up-The-Butt? No, no, no. I can't. I want children and nice bedding, and I just can't handle this right now...
* TomboyAndGirlygirl: Girly Girl to Miranda's Tomboy.
* TrueLoveIsExceptional: She thought Trey was her prince charming but ended up finding true happiness with Harry.
* UglyGuyHotWife: Hot Wife to Harry's Ugly Guy.
* WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant: And proud of it. Until she [[ConvertingForLove converts]], that is, and becomes a JewishAmericanPrincess.
* WideEyedIdealist

!!Miranda Hobbes
->'''Played By:''' Cynthia Nixon

* BrutalHonesty: At times.
* DeadpanSnarker: Easily the snarkiest character on the show.
* DefrostingIceQueen
* FieryRedhead: When she gets annoyed.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: Choleric. Ambitious, snarky and sensible and hot-tempered.
* HelloAttorney
* IvyLeagueForEveryone: Has a law degree from Harvard.
* TheLancer: To Carrie. Most supportive, but also the most likely to criticize Carrie for her choices.
* MarriedToTheJob: Which is a source of conflict for her when Brady starts to view Magda as his "real mommy"- eventually, she figures out how to balance being a workaholic whilst spending time with her son.
* MistakenForGay: Is thought by coworkers to be a lesbian in an early episode.
* MsFanservice
* NotSoStoic: After her mother dies, Miranda puts on a brave face, but ends up breaking down in tears when an over-bearing bra fitter reminds her of her mother.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Gives one to Carrie when she implies she's going back to Big after his marriage to Natasha breaks down, pointing out that Carrie turns into a desperate, needy person when Big is around and how willing she is to put herself through it over and over.
* RedOniBlueOni: The Blue to Samantha's Red.
* TheSmartGirl
* TheSnarkKnight: Miranda is hard on everyone, but especially on herself.
--> '''Miranda:''' Do any of you have a completely unremarkable friend or maybe a houseplant I could go to dinner with on Saturday night?
* TheSpock
* StrawFeminist
* SugarAndIcePersonality
* TeamMom: Especially towards Charlotte.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Tomboy to Charlotte's Girly Girl.
* {{Workaholic}}

!!Big
->'''Played By:''' Chris Noth

* BigOlEyebrows
* CigarChomper
* DeadpanSnarker: Especially in response to Carrie's antics.
* NoNameGiven: To the audience, anyway, symbolizing Carrie's struggle to get close to him emotionally. It's finally revealed in the series finale and subsequent [[TheMovie movie]]: [[spoiler:John James Preston]].
* NotSoStoic: Is heartbroken by an unemotionally uninvolved movie star and confides in this to Carrie.
** Later in the series he is moved by Carrie's book and very apologetic about hurting her in the past.
* TallDarkAndHandsome
* UnclePennybags: Lampshaded in the movie.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Carrie.
* YourCheatingHeart: He cheats on Natasha with Carrie, even though Carrie was seeing Aidan.

!!Aidan Shaw
->'''Played By:''' John Corbett

* ForgivenButNotForgotten: Never manages to forget Carrie's betrayal nor truly trust her.
* GrandRomanticGesture: Attempts these with Carrie when they get back together.
* NiceGuy: Positioned as this in contrast to the emotionally unavailable Mr Big.
* TheRival: Aidan compared himself to the Green Hornet vs. Big as Batman.

!!Aleksandr Petrovsky
->'''Played By:''' Mikhail Baryshnikov

* GentlemanSnarker
* GrandRomanticGesture: His entire relationship to Carrie is made up of these.
* RealMenCook: Makes Carrie dinner in her own house.
* TookALevelInJerkass: Once he convinces Carrie to move to Paris with him, he constantly leaves her alone in a country where she doesn't speak the language, begs her to come to a museum opening with him and then ignores her all night, and when she confronts him, he replies, "[[NeverMyFault This is who I am]]".

!!Trey [=MacDougal=]
->'''Played By:''' [[Series/TwinPeaks Kyle MacLachlan]]

* BirdsOfAFeather: For Charlotte. Unfortunately, his intimacy problems in marriage drive a wedge through what brought them together.
* CaughtWithYourPantsDown: Charlotte catches him after he tells her he's not a sexual person.
* ICallHimMrHappy:
--> '''Charlotte:''' You pull me off my unicorn, you tear away my gossamer petticoats, and you put your 'Schooner' deep inside my 'Rebecca'.
* JizzedInMyPants: When Trey can get sexually aroused, it usually leads to this.
* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Initially played solely for comedy but, kick starts Trey and Charlotte's marital problems.
* MommaBoy/MyBelovedSmother: His overbearing mother has a highly influential opinion on almost every aspect of his life.
* NiceGuy: Despite all their problems, Trey is never cruel towards his wife. Whilst separated he even offers to pay for her dry-cleaning bill.
* PornStash: Is a fan of "Jugs", which is intercepted by Charlotte who pastes her unwanted wedding proofs throughout it.
* PreppyName
* SpeedSex: Related to Trey's impotence.
* WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant: Right down to the family estate in Connecticut.

!!Stanford Blach
->'''Played By:''' Willie Garson

* BelligerentSexualTension: With Anthony, for a while.
* TheLancer: He is sometimes Carrie's.
* PairTheSpares: Averted, both of them are offended when Charlotte assumes they will like each other just because they are gay. It takes them a while to get to know each other, first.
* PetHomosexual: He started out as Carrie's, but he does get his own storylines and calls Carrie out when she acts like his love life with Marcus is of nominal importance.
* PlatonicLifePartners: With Carrie.
* ShrinkingViolet: Occasionally, he's sometimes insecure around people.

!! Anthony Marentino
->'''Played By:''' Mario Cantone

* AllGaysArePromiscuous: Averted- In the movie, he says he's allowed to cheat because he's Italian, not because he's gay. Stanford tells Carrie he just said it to buck tradition.
* BelligerentSexualTension: With Stanford, for a while.
* DefrostingIceQueen: To Stanford.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's very snarky and obnoxious, but he really is a loyal friend to Charlotte.