John James "Mr. Big" Preston is a recurring character in the HBO series Sex and the City, portrayed by Chris Noth. He is the primary on-and-off love interest of the series' protagonist, Carrie Bradshaw, Within seven months of his marriage, he begins to chafe at his matrimonial bonds and pines for Carrie; he initiates an. by Carrie Bradshaw's iconic Sex and the City wedding dress. This is in celebration of the gown's year anniversary since the movie came. If you think going for a City Hall wedding means giving up your dream of being the most Carrie Bradshaw is the ultimate City Hall bride!.