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Kim Cattrall ACTOR

Kim Cattrall was born on August 21st, 1956 in Liverpool, England with the middle name Victoria to Gladys Shane and Dennis Cattrall.  When she was only three months old her family relocated to Canada but when her grandmother became ill she returned back to England.  She then began first developing an interest in acting and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
When she was sixteen years old, Cattrall moved back to Canada and graduated from high school in 1972.  She chose to pursue a career as an actress.  Cattrall moved to New York City at studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where after five years she graduated and was signed to a movie deal with director, Otto Preminger
Her first film role was in, "Rosebud" (1975) starring Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough and Peter Lawford, followed by a role in, "Our Man Flint: Dead on Target" (1976).  Her movie contract was then bought out by Universal Studios and she began making television appearances on such series as, "Quincy, M.E." (1977) starring Jack Klugman, "Columbo" (1978) starring Peter Falk and "The Incredible Hulk" (1979) starring Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno and Jack Colvin.
Now with quite a bit of experience on her resume she began breaking into the film industry appearing in such features as, "Crossbar" (1979) also starring Sara Botsford, Brent Carver, John Ireland, Jan Muszynski, Kate Reid, John Trent, Murray Westgate, Larry Reynolds, Sean Sullivan  and Steve Pernie, "Tribute" (1980) starring Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick, Robby Benson and Colleen Dewhurst, "Ticket to Heaven" (1981) co-starring Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster and Christopher Britton, "Porky's" (1982) starring Dan Monahan, Wyatt Knight, Mark Herrier, Roger Wilson, Tony Ganios, Cyril O'Reilly, Kaki Hunter, Alex Karras, Susan Clark and Wayne Maunder, "Police Academy" (1984) starring with Steve Guttenberg and Bubba Smith to name a few, "Turk 182" (1985) starring alongside Timothy Hutton, Robert Culp, Robert Urich and Darren McGavin and Peter Boyle, "City Limits" (1985) with John Stockwell, James Earl Jones, Darrel Larsen, Dean Devlin and Tony Plana, "Hold-Up" (1985) also starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986) starring Kurt Russell and the lead in, "Mannequin" (1987) also starring Andrew McCarthy, Meshach Taylor, James Spader, G. W. Bailey and Estelle Getty.
She had now created quite a name for herself in the industry and more roles continued to come her direction.  One of her most well known roles was portraying Lieutenant Valeris in, "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" (1991) and in 1997 she was cast on the HBO series, "Sex and the City" portraying sexy and sultry Samantha Jones.  For her role she received a total of five Emmy nominations, and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002.  She also received two Screen Actors Guild Awards.    
While still working as a television actress, Kim Cattrall remained in the film industry adding to her credits roles on, "Crossroads" (2002) starring with Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, and Anson Mount in the leading roles, with Dan Aykroyd, and Justin Long and the film, "Sex and the City" (2004).  She also continued to appear in a number of stage productions such as, "A View from the Bridge", "Three Sisters" and "Wild Honey".
Some of her more recent roles have been in the films, "Ice Princess" (2005) starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack, Hayden Panettiere, Trevor Blumas and Kirsten Olson, "The Tiger's Tail" (2006) starring Brendan Gleeson, Sinéad Cusack, Ciarán Hinds, Sean McGinley, Angeline Ball and Cathy Belton, "The Ghost Writer" (2009) also starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Timothy Hutton, Olivia Williams and Eli Wallach, "Meet Monica Velour" (2010) co-starring Dustin Ingram and Brian Dennehy, "Sexy and the City 2" (2010) and the stage plays, "Private Lives" and "Antony and Cleopatra".  She has also added to her credits numerous commercials for such products as, Pepsi, Tetley Tea and Nissan.
Kim Cattrall was honored with a star on the Canada Walk of Fame in 2009.  She has married three times throughout her lifetime, first to Larry Davis in 1977 but by 1979, this marriage was annulled.  She then married Andre J. Lyson in 1982 however by 1989, another marriage came to an end.  Her third husband was Mark Levinson whom she wed in 1998 and again a third marriage failed ending in 2004.
Her latest project was aired in 2011 in, "Red Nose Day 2011" which was a Comic Relief telethon featuring a Downton Abbey parody.  She remains working in the industry and has not yet re-married nor does she have any children of her own. 


2011   Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey 

2011   Producing Parker

2010   Any Human Heart 

2010   Sex and the City 2

2010   Meet Monica Velour

2010   The Ghost Writer

2004-2009  The Simpsons

2008   Sex and the City

2007   My Boy Jack

2006   The Tiger's Tail 

2006   Him and Us 

2005   Ice Princess 

1998-2004  Sex and the City

2004   Shortcut to Happiness

2002   Crossroads 

2001   15 Minutes

2000   Sex and the Matrix

1999   36 Hours to Die

1999   Baby Geniuses

1998   Creature

1998   Modern Vampires 

1997   Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man

1997   Rugrats

1997   Invasion 

1997   Exception to the Rule 

1997   The Outer Limits

1996   Every Woman's Dream

1996   Where Truth Lies 

1996   Unforgettable 

1995   Live Nude Girls 

1995   The Heidi Chronicles

1995   Above Suspicion 

1995   OP Center

1994   Two Golden Balls 

1994   Dream On

1994   Breaking Point

1993   Angel Falls

1993   Running Delilah

1993   Wild Palms 

1992   Double Vision

1992   Miracle in the Wilderness

1992   Split Second

1991   Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

1990   The Bonfire of the Vanities

1989   Honeymoon Academy 

1989   La famiglia Buonanotte 

1989   The Return of the Musketeers

1988   Midnight Crossing

1988   Masquerade

1988   Smokescreen

1987   Mannequin

1986   Big Trouble in Little China

1985   Hold-Up

1985   Turk 182!

1984   City Limits

1984   Sins of the Past

1984   Police Academy

1983   Tales of the Gold Monkey

1979-1982  Trapper John, M.D. 

1982   Tucker's Witch

1982   Porky's

1981   Ticket to Heaven

1980   Tribute 

1980   Hagen 

1980   The Gossip Columnist 

1980   Scruples 

1979   Charlie's Angels

1979   Crossbar 

1979   The Rebels 

1979   The Night Rider

1979   Vega$ 

1979   How the West Was Won

1979   The Incredible Hulk 

1978   Family

1978   The Paper Chase 

1978   Starsky and Hutch 

1978   The Bastard 

1978   Columbo 

1978   The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

1977   What Really Happened to the Class of '65?

1977   Switch 

1977   Logan's Run

1977   Deadly Harvest 

1977   Quincy, M.E.

1977   Good Against Evil 

1976   Our Man Flint: Dead on Target

1975   Rosebud

Matinee Classics - Police Academy starring Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith, Donovan Scott, Michael Winslow, Andrew Rubin, David Graf, Bruce Mahler, Marion Ramsey, Brant Von Hoffman, Scott Thomson, G. W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Leslie Easterbrook, George R. Robertson, Georgina Spelvin and Don Lake
Matinee Classics - Sex and the City starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Noth and David Eigenberg

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