Her longstanding feud with her Sex and the City co-star Sarah Jessica Parker notwithstanding, Kim Cattrall will go down in history as one of the greatest actresses to ever rock Hollywood. Her role in SATC shot her into superstardom and brought her a total of 7 awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Screen Actor’s Guild Award as well as several Emmy nominations. She continues to remain active in the industry with a focus on the small screen. Read on for more details about her life and career.
The Hollywood star that would be Kim Victoria Cattrall was born on the 21st day of August 1956 in Mossley Hill, a small town in Liverpool, England to British parents Dennis Cattrall and Gladys Shane (née Baugh). Cattrall spent most of her early years in Canada where her parents relocated to when she was just 3 months old.
From then until the age of 11, Kim Cattrall was raised in Courtenay, Vancouver Island in British Columbia. She returned to Britain for the first time at the age of 11 to spend time with her ailing grandmother. Upon returning to Canada at the age of 12, Cattrall spent just four more years in the country before her dreams to become an actress saw her move to New York.
Cattrall’s love for acting began when she was in secondary school in Canada. She attended New York’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts after which film director Otto Preminger signed her to a film deal to last 5 years.
Kim Cattrall made her professional acting debut in the 1975 American action thriller film, Rosebud. For the rest of the 70s, she appeared in several television films. However, it was roles in films in the 80s that first gained her prominence. Cattrall solidified her place in the industry with the role of Samantha Jones in Sex and the City, an HBO-produced show that ran from 1998 to 2004.
Post-Sex and the City, Cattrall’s next major small-screen acting role came in Sensitive Skin for which she was also the executive producer. The actress has lent her voice to a number of animated TV characters most notably Dee in Producing Parker.
Kim Cattrall is also an occasional stage actress and has appeared on Broadway productions. In recent years, she can be seen playing the lead role on the web television series Tell Me a Story which premiered in October 2018.
Kim Cattrall Net Worth
The British-born actress has appeared in a number of films and television shows. Over the years, some of her biggest and of course highest-earning films have come to include; Ticket to Heaven (1981), Police Academy (1984) Mannequin (1987), Midnight Crossing (1988), The Return of the Musketeers (1989) as well as the two Sex and the City sequels for which she earned a combined $17 million. Her earnings for the Sex and the City (series) peaked at $350,000 per episode. Kim Cattrall’s net worth is $75 million.
Kim Cattrall is as of this writing without a husband, however, she knows what it feels like to have not one or two but three husbands. The actress has thrice been married and separated. Her most recent ex-husband is Mark Levinson whom she was divorced in 2004. She got married to Levison in 1998, thus their marriage lasted for barely 6 years.
Mark Levison is renowned in the American high-performance audio industry as a serial entrepreneur who designs audio equipment. He has developed a number of reputed products and in addition is a multi-instrumentalist, mastering/recording engineer.
Cattrall’s first marriage was to Larry Davis. The couple tied the knot in 1977 and just a couple of years later in 1979, they had their union annulled. Three years was what it took before Kim decided to give marriage another shot. In 1982 she married a German man named Andre J. Lyson. Cattrall split from her second husband 6 years later in 1989.
Since her split from her third husband, Kim Cattrall has not been married to anyone but has been in romantic relationships. As of 2019, she was in a relationship with public speaking coach Russell Thomas.
Other Facts About Kim Cattrall
• Some of the famous men Kim Cattrall has dated include French media personality, Bernard-Henri Lévy, Brazil-American actor, Daniel Benzali, as well as Devo musician, Gerald Casale.
• Kim’s brother Christopher passed away in February 2018 following his disappearance in Alberta.
• Contrary to speculations, Cattrall doesn’t hold American nationality but British and Canadian nationality.
• Cattrall stands at a height of 5 feet 6.5 inches.
• The actress on September 12, 2009, was honored in Toronto with a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame.
• She is a fan of the Liverpool FC football club in the English Premier League.
• With her third husband, Kim Cattrall penned a book titled; Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm.