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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 1 December 1958Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
Nickname Candy

Mini Bio (1)

Candace Bushnell was born on December 1, 1958 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Sex and the City (1998), Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010). She has been married to Charles Askegard since July 4, 2002.

Spouse (1)

Charles Askegard (4 July 2002 - present) (filed for divorce)

Trivia (15)

Attended Rice University in Houston, Texas and New York University.
Began writing a column about sex in the city for The New York Observer in 1994.
Host of "Sex, Lives, and Video Clips" talk show, VH-1, 1997.
Husband Charles Askegard is a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. His friends call him "Chuck".
Is ten years older than her husband.
Parents are Calvin and Camille Bushnell of Glastonbury, Connecticut
Was married on the beach by Catherine Flanagan Stover, the Nantucket town clerk and justice of the peace.
Wore a white Ralph Lauren cocktail dress to her wedding, while her husband wore a white Prada suit. Their platinum wedding rings were from Tiffany.
Actually does live at One Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village, the title of her latest novel.
In the late 1970s, slept on a foam mattress on the floor of her first apartment on E. 74th St, Manhattan -- a studio where she shared with a roommate, but lacked a kitchen sink. Even by the early 1990s, she was trying to make it NYC earning less than $2000/mo.
Release of her book, "Trading Up".
Release of her book, "Lipstick Jungle".
Release of her book, "One Fifth Avenue".
Release of her book, "Sex and the City".
Release of her book, "Four Blondes".

Personal Quotes (2)

On getting married: "One has to be open-minded when the right man comes along. And I know it's freaky, but this just seems like the natural thing to do. My friends didn't even say to me, 'So soon?' I think that's because they're so relieved.''
On her husband: '''I told him he was too tall to be a ballet dancer and I asked if he was gay. At first he seemed too young, but then I looked into his eyes and it was like, 'Whoa!' ''

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