Aug. 21st, 1956
Liverpool, England, UK
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Kim Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956, in Widnes, England, approximately 16 miles east of Liverpool. At the age of three months, emigrated with her father, Dennis, and mother, Shane, to Canada, where a large number of her films have been made. At the age of eleven, Kim returned to her native country and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Upon her return to Vancouver, Canada, Kim graduated high school at age sixteen and won a scholarship to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. During her final year at the academy, she won a part in Otto Preminger's Rosebud (1975). Following her film debut, Kim returned to the theatre: First in Vancouver and then played repertory in Toronto prior to winning a contract at Universal in Los Angeles.
- Her grandmother was a babysitter of 'Ringo Starr' (qv).
- Was immortalized in the song "Oh, Kim Cattrall" on the TV show _"Mystery Science Theater 3000" (1988)_ (qv). The song was performed by the character Crow T. Robot in an episode satirizing Cattrall's film _City Limits (1985)_ (qv). Cattrall was so impressed by the song that not only did she send flowers to 'Trace Beaulieu' (qv) (the voice of Crow), she also appeared at MST3K conventions to sign autographs.
- Named one of People Magazine's "25 Most Intriguing People of 2001."
- 2000-2001: Capitalized on her role as a femme fatale on _"Sex and the City" (1998)_ (qv) when she was hired by Pepsi as their television campaign spokesperson, appearing in steamy locker room- and Little Red Riding Hood-themed TV spots promoting their short-lived Pepsi One product.
- 6/7/05: Won a Glammy Award at the British Glamour magazine's Women of the Year Awards held in Berkeley Square Gardens, London, England. She won for Theatre Actress of the Year for her performance in the West End play, "Whose Life Is It Anyway?".
- Is fluent in German.
- Is an advocate for senior citizens.
- Said on _"Tracks" (1997)_ (qv) she understood that many fans didn't like the series finale of _"Sex and the City" (1998)_ (qv). She believes that her character "Samantha Jones" would have left her younger boyfriend some weeks later.