Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall

TV Actress

Kim Victoria Cattrall is a British and Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Samantha Jones on HBO's Sex and the City, for which she received five Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning the 2002 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

Full Name
Kim Victoria Cattrall
Aug 21, 1956
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Kim Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956, in Mossley Hill, Liverpool in England. She is a British-Canadian actress and activist, best known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO comedy series “Sex and the City” (1998-2004).

Cattrall's mother was a secretary and her father was a construction engineer. At age three she moved with her family to Canada, where she attended high school. She then studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before starting her career as an actress. 

In 1978, Cattrall made her film debut in Rosebud, followed by a small role in the television movie The Bastard (1978). She had minor roles in several other films before appearing in Porky's (1982). In 1985 she starred in Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment as Sgt. Callahan. During this time Cattrall also appeared on numerous television shows such as “Hill Street Blues” and “Three’s Company”.

In 1998, Cattrall was cast as Samantha Jones in the romantic comedy series “Sex and the City” which ran for six seasons until 2004. The show won multiple awards during its run and helped to establish Cattrall as an international star. Since then she has continued to work steadily with roles in films such as Ice Princess (2005), Meet Monica Velour (2010) and TV shows such as “Sensitive Skin” (2005-2006) and “Filthy Rich” (2020). 

Cattrall has also been active outside of acting as an advocate for women's rights issues including reproductive rights and breast cancer awareness, for which she received an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University in 2012.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1956</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kim Cattrall is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 21, 1956, Kim Cattrall was born in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England to parents Gladys and Dennis Cattrall.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1964</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Canada with Family</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of eight, Cattrall moves to Vancouver, British Columbia with her family.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Acting Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cattrall begins her acting career at the age of 19 with a role in The Rimshots.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role on Sex and the City</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cattrall lands her breakout role as Samantha Jones on HBO's Sex and the City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Autobiography</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cattrall releases her autobiography Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Primetime Emmy Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cattrall receives a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Samantha Jones.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Published Novel</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Cattrall publishes her first novel, The Third Person.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kim Cattrall is an incredibly talented actress. She has starred in numerous movies and television shows, most notably the HBO series "Sex and the City." Her performance in this show earned her five Emmy nominations and three Golden Globe nominations.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's an Inspirational Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kim Cattrall has been an inspirational role model for many women. She has shown that it is possible to be successful and still maintain a sense of femininity. She is also an advocate for women's rights and is committed to helping young girls find their own paths to success.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Animal Activist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kim Cattrall is an active animal activist. She works with various organizations to help protect endangered species and promote the humane treatment of animals. She also serves on the board of directors of PETA, an organization dedicated to animal rights issues.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in England</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kim Cattrall was born in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England, and moved to Canada at the age of three.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Graduate of London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kim Cattrall is a graduate of the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Broadway Debut</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kim Cattrall made her Broadway debut in 1980 with a starring role in the revival of Noel Coward's play Private Lives.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Starred in Three Different TV Series</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kim Cattrall has starred in three different television series: Sex and the City, Sensitive Skin, and Filthy Rich.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Published Author</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kim Cattrall is also a published author. She wrote two books about her life: Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm and Sexual Intelligence.</p></div>


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