Kim Cattrall

Born Actress
Born Aug 21, 1956

Kim Victoria Cattrall is an English-Canadian actress from Liverpool. She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO comedy/romance series Sex and the City and for her leading roles in the 1980s films Police Academy, Big Trouble in Little China, Mannequin, and Porky's. For her role as Samantha Jones, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002 and received four nominations for the role.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kim Cattrall.


1956 Birth Born on August 21, 1956.


1972 15 Years Old Cattrall began her career after graduating from high school in 1972, when she left Canada for New York City. … Read More
1975 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Cattrall made her film debut in Otto Preminger's 1975 film, Rosebud. … Read More


1977 20 Years Old 1 More Event
One of the first jobs Kilgallen got her was in a 1977 episode of Quincy, M.E. starring Jack Klugman, whom Kilgallen also represented.
1978 - 1980 3 More Events
1982 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982 Cattrall played P.E. teacher Miss Honeywell in Porky's, followed two years later by a role in the original Police Academy.
1985 28 Years Old In 1985 she starred in three films: Turk 182, City Limits and Hold-Up, the last with French star Jean-Paul Belmondo.
1986 29 Years Old In 1986, she played Kurt Russell's brainy flame in the action film Big Trouble in Little China.


1987 30 Years Old In 1987, her lead role in Mannequin proved a huge success with audiences. … Read More


1997 - 1998 2 More Events
2002 45 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO romantic comedy series, Sex and the City (1998–2004), for which she received five Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning the 2002 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. … Read More
2005 48 Years Old 1 More Event
She was ranked number eight in TV Guides 50 sexiest stars of all-time list in 2005.
2006 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2006, a commercial for Nissan cars, which featured Cattrall as Samantha Jones, was withdrawn from New Zealand television, apparently because of complaints about its innuendo.


2007 50 Years Old In 2007, Cattrall revealed that in December 1988 she had been booked on Pan Am Flight 103, which crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland, after a terrorist bomb was detonated during the flight. … Read More
In early 2009, Kim Cattrall played Amelia Bly in Roman Polanski's well received The Ghost Writer, which was released in 2010.
On 24 February 2010, Cattrall began a run in the West End of London at the Vaudeville Theatre as leading lady, Amanda, opposite Matthew Macfadyen, in a revival of Noël Coward's play Private Lives.
2011 54 Years Old In 2011, Cattrall reprised her role as Amanda in a production of Noël Coward's Private Lives opposite Canadian actor Paul Gross in Toronto, Canada and on Broadway. … Read More
2013 56 Years Old From June to August 2013, Cattrall was scheduled to star in the Old Vic's production of Tennessee Williams's Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Olivier Award-winner Marianne Elliott.
2014 57 Years Old In 2014, she starred as Davina Jackson in HBO Canada's Sensitive Skin.
2015 58 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 July 2015, Cattrall was cast in the title role of the play Linda, written by Penelope Skinner, directed by Michael Longhurst, and produced at the Royal Court Theatre in London. … Read More
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