Kim Cattrall: Career, Brother, Personal Life & Trivia

Kim Cattrall is a Canadian-American actress who is active since 1975 in this industry. She has been on Television and Film for quite a long time. Also, she has done many theatre shows and worked as a producer. She bagged several famous awards including Golden Globe (2002) and five nominations for the Emmy Award.

Who is Kim Cattrall?

Kim Cattrall is a famous actress who is active for more than five decades in acting. She portrayed different popular characters including Samantha Jones, Gracie Law, and Cadet Karen Thompson. Currently, she is not working on many projects. She is an author too. However, Kim received various awards for her outstanding performances in films and television shows. She also served as executive producer for the HBO Canada series from 2014 to 2016.

Early Life of Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall migrated from Liverpool to Canada when she was just three months old. Kim was born to Gladys Shane and Dennis Cattrall in Mossley Hill, Liverpool. As we know, Kim Catrall mother Glady Shane was a secretary and her father Dennis Cattrall was a constructor engineer.

Kim Cattrall came back to England at the age of 11 to meet her sick grandmother but returned to Canada after five years to complete her high school. She attended Georges P. Vanier Secondary school. While living in England for five years, Kim took a number of acting examinations with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).  She also went to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Career Graph Of Kim Catrall

Kim Cattrall movies and TV shows are popular among the viewers and there are diverse topics in her worklist. From adventure to horror, romance to comedy, Kim played different characters in different genres. Kim Catrall today is a successful actress and she is taking more television projects currently.

Performance in Films

After completing her studies in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kim signed a film contract for five years with director Otto Preminger. Her debut film was Rosebud (1975) in the character of Joyce Donovan. After that, she was a part of 38 films in her career till 2019. And, her most successful work was Sex and the City (2008) as Samatha Jones. For this, she received four prestigious awards along with several nominations for this role. These nominations include Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Primetime Emmy Award. She performed well in Sex and the City 2 (2010) as well and received awards.

Kim Cattrall Police Academy was one of her popular movies where she played the role of a socialite person and fresher police named Cadet Karen Thompson. She worked with Steve Guttenberg and G. W. Bailey, Scott Thomson, etc. There were Police Academy 2 to 6 as well but Kim Catrall was in Police Academy first movie only. Kim Cattrall Maniqeeun was another comedy and romance movie where she played the lead role as Emmy along with Andrew McCarthy as Jonathan Switcher. Michael Gottlieb directed this fantasy film that has 5.9 stars now on IMDb. Moreover, before working in Sex and the City, Kim was much popular for Maniqeeun.

Other Movies

Her other notable works include Ticket to Heaven (1981), Police Academy (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Live Nude Girls (1995), Ice Princess (2005), The Ghost Writer (2010)  etc. For Tina Hardwood in Ice Princess, she won the Teen Film/TV Series International Awards. For her performance in Ticket to Heaven (1981) and The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), she was nominated for awards. So, it is clear that in every decade she took the limelight with her appearance. Kim Cattrall movies are almost high-rated and her recent picture is Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans (2019).

Performance in Television Shows

This Actress has worked in more than 50 television shows so far. Likewise, her first show was Dead on Target (1976). After working in Rosebud, she made guest appearances in Good Against Evil, Quincy, M.E., and Logan’s Run in 1977. In the next year, she played two lead female characters as Joanne Nicholls and Emily Harrison in Columbo and Starsky & Hutch. Also, he did multiple cameo roles in television shows. You can find her in The Incredible Hulk (1979), How the West was Won (1979), Charlie’s Angels (1979), etc.

Her recent best works include Producing Parker where she worked as a voice-over artist for 26 long episodes. For this work, she was nominated for Canadian Screen Award in 2013. Secondly, for playing the main role of Davina Jackson in Sensitive Skin (2013-16) she received a nomination from the International Emmy Award (2015) and Canadian Screen Award (2017). This comedy-based show has a 7+ rating in IMDb. In 2017, Kim played the role of the US president Helen Tyler in Modus.

In her whole career, you can find Kim Catrall in 58 television shows where she appeared as the main character or cameo, or voice-over artist or herself. While working on the big project of Sex and the City, she did several shows as well.

Kim Catrall 2020 is all about a new TV show names Filthy Rich which is in the drama genre. Melia Kreilin and Steve Harris was Kim’s co-actor. This series has 10 episodes so far and Kim played the main role as Margaret Monreaux.  There is a rating of 6.2 on IMDb for this show and it is available on Hotstar.

Theatre and Music Videos

Apart from films and TV shows, Kim Catrall did multiple state shows in different famous theatres. Her first theatre show was The Rocky Horror Sho in 1976 where she played the role of Janet at the age of 20. Moreover, she did repeated shows for Private Lives (2010 and 2011) and Antony and Cleopatra (2010 and 2012).

This is to say, Kim Catrall did a single music video in 1987 for Starship’s Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now in as Ema “Emmy” Hesire.

Kim Cattrall Today

Kim Cattrall new show Filthy Rich has already been released in 2020 and it is quite popular among the viewers. In 2021, there is no news yet for Kim’s new project. However, it is clear that she is not retiring in the new show of Sex and the City. In Filthy Rich, Kim played the role of lead character Margaret Monreaux in the 10 episodes. This show is also available on Hotstar. In addition, it is based on daily soap drama.

Personal Life Of Kim Catrall

At first, in 1977 Kim married Canadian writer Lary Davis at the age of 23. However, after two years of marriage was annulled. Then, Andre J Lyson, an Architect married this actress in 1982. They used to attend several functions together and Kim learned Germany while living in Frankfurt. But, in 1989 they got separated as the relation was not working out. Kim’s third marriage was with audio designer and jazz bassist Mark Levinson. They wrote a book together naming Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm in 2002. Their marriage lasted for seven years from 1998 to 2004. Kim Cattrall Mark Levinson was a popular couple and they used to attend events together. During this third marriage, Kim was confused between her motherhood and career. It was one of the main reasons for this divorce. She chose not to have a baby.

As Kim Catrall said that all the relationships she knew were based on lies and mutually accepted delusion. She has been a part of multiple relationships including Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, actor Daniel Benzali and Alexander Siddig. Also, Kim dated musician Gerald Casale of the New Wave group Devo, French public intellectual Bernard-Henri.

Kim Cattrall & Her Brother

Chris Cattrall was missing in 2018 from his house in Canada and Kim urged people to inform her about her brother on Instagram. Unfortunately, in February he committed suicide and Kim announced that news. There was a conflict between Kim and her co-star Sarah Jessica Parker after Chris’s sudden death. As Sarah paid her condolences, Kim clearly told that they don’t need Sarah’s support and she is not her family.

There were lots of controversial news about Kim and Sarah’s feud after this tragic incident. The whole problem started in 2017 regarding the production of Sex and the City.

Lisa Cattrall and Cherry Kuss are two other siblings of Kim and she is close to them.

Social Media

Kim Cattrall Instagram account has 903k followers, that is active since 2016. Her feed is full of her own pictures, her friends and her family. In addition, she posted her pictures in different events, shoots, or throwback pictures. She is also available on Twitter and is quite active.

Interesting Trivia About Kim Catrall

Kim Catrall holds citizenship for both Canada and Britain. This famous actress has a seductive deep voice and often portray sexually aware women. In an interview, she revealed that she and her co-star in Sex and the City are not a group of best friends in real life. They share a professional relationship. Kim Cattrall also works as an advocate for senior citizens.

Kim Cattrall

Kim has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and a weight of 62 kgs. Her birth sign is Leo and as of 2021, Kim Cattrall age is 65. She prefers natural ageing and she is an inspiration to many women across the globe. According to sources, Kim Cattrall net worth is between $50-80 million. She is bold and beautiful. It still seems Kim Catrall young to see on screen. Apart from that, in 2016 Leena Dunham wrote a book called Not That Kind of Girl, where one chapter was about her. Once Kim shared that for her it feels better to courting than dating. In addition, she is a life-long huge fan of Rudyard Kipling.

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