Kim Cattrall is the famous actress of the film ‘Sex and the City’. Read more about her Tv show, her net worth and other interesting facts.
Who is Kim Cattrall?
Kim Victoria Cattrall was born in 1956. She is an English-Canadian actress best known for her role as Samantha Jones in the romantic comedy series, ‘Sex and the City’ (1998-2004). Cattrall received five Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations. She won the 2002 Golden Globe for Best supporting actress. She also appeared in the films, ‘Sex and the City’ in 2008 and ‘Sex and the City 2’ in 2010. For her role as Samantha Jones in ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Sex and the City 2’, she almost refused to play the part of a 40 something woman who is still considered as a sex symbol. She refused the role thrice before finally accepting it. According to her, the role almost ruined her dating life as people started believing that she was a sex expert. Cattrall made her movie debut in the 1975 film, ‘Rosebud’. She later appeared in the films, Porky’s (1982), Police Academy (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Mannequin (1987), Masquerade (1988), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), and Ice Princess (2005). Cattrall also appeared in the 1986 Wild Honey’s original Broadway production. On stage, she has played the part in various shows including, Antony and Cleopatra at the Liverpool Playhouse (2010), Private Lives on Broadway (2011), and Sweet Bird of Youth at London’s Old Vic (2013). From 2014 to 2016, she starred in the HBO Canada series ‘Sensitive Skin’. Cattrall has married thrice in her life. She does not have any children. She was married to Larry Davis in 1977, but the marriage was annulled in 1979. Her second marriage was with Andre J. Lyson in 1982. She lived with him in Frankfurt and even learnt to speak German fluently. But the marriage ended in a divorce in 1989. She married for the third time in 1998 to audio designer and jazz bassist, Mark Levinson. The two had co-written the 2002 book, ‘Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm’. The marriage ended in 2004. Cattrall has been in numerous relationships other than her marriages. She has been linked with Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, actor Daniel Benzali, musician Gerald Casale of the new wave group Devo, French public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy, and Alexander Siddig. In an interview in 2007, Kim Cattrall revealed that in December 1988, she had been booked on a Pan Am Flight 103 which had crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland owing to a terrorist bomb that was detonated during the flight. She was lucky enough to cancel the flight at the last moment to complete some Christmas shopping in London. Kim Cattrall holds both British and Canadian citizenship. In August 2009, Cattrall participated in the BBC One documentary series, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, where she discovered some facts about her grandfather, George Baugh. She found that her grandfather who had mysteriously disappeared in 1938 after abandoning his family, had actually bigamously married his new wife, Isabella Oliver. He had abandoned Cattrall’s mother, who just 8 at that time. He had another four children with his second wife. She was told that in 1961 he emigrated to Australia, where he became a postmaster, retiring in 1972 and dying in Sydney in 1974. Nobody knew anything about Cattrall’s grandfather including Cattrall’s mother and aunts. Kim Cattrall is a supporter of Liverpool F.C. Cattrall has tweeted on her Twitter handle on February 4, 2018 that her brother, Christopher had mysteriously disappeared in Alberta. He was found dead several hours later. There has been a ongoing online fight between Kim Cattrall and her co-star from ‘The Sex and the City’, Sarah Jessica Parker. In real life these two are not even close to being friends as portrayed by their characters in the film. Cattrall had recently slammed Sarah Jessica Parker on Instagram and has made it very clear to the audiences that they were never friends. Kim Cattrall received Emmy Award nominations five times for her role in ‘The Sex and the City’ in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
Net worth of Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall has a net worth of $75 million
TV shows and film career
One of the first TV shows that she appeared was in a 1977 episode of Quincy, M.E. starring Jack Klugman. She later played the love interest of a murderous psychologist in an episode of ‘Columbo’ in 1978. Cattrall alsp appeared in an episode, ‘blindfold’ of the TV show, ‘Starsky & Hutch’ in 1970. She later appeared in two television miniseries, ‘The Bastard’ in 1978 and ‘The Rebels’ in 1979. In 1979, Cattrall played the role of Dr. Gabrielle White in ‘The Incredible Hulk’. Her work in television paid off and she quickly made the transition to cinema. In 1982 Cattrall played P.E. teacher in ‘Porky’s’, followed two years later by a role in the original ‘Police Academy’. In 1985 she starred in three films: Turk 182, City Limits and Hold-Up. In 1987, her lead role in ‘Mannequin’ proved a huge success with audiences. She was ranked number eight in TV Guide’s 50 sexiest stars of all-time list in 2005. In 2005, Cattrall appeared in the Disney film, ‘Ice Princess’, in which she played Tina Harwood, ice skating coach of the film’s lead character. She next portrayed the role of Claire, a paralyzed woman who wants to die, in the drama revival of ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway?’.