Aug. 21st, 1956
Liverpool, England, UK
Kim Cattrall's Main TV Roles
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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.
- 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.
- Kim has two older sisters and a younger brother.
- Is an advocate for senior citizens.
- Was engaged to 'Daniel Benzali' (qv).
- 9/25/02: Hosted the 12th annual "A Magical Evening" gala at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, in celebration of the 50th birthday of 'Christopher Reeve' (qv). All proceeds of the black-tie gala and live auction benefited the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF).
- One of the last participants in the studio "contract" system.
- Studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art when she was eleven.
- 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.