X

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Kim Cattrall Biography

Birth Name:
Kim Victoria Cattrall
Birth Place:
Widnes, Cheshire, England
Profession
Actor, author

Fast Facts

  • Left Canada at age 16 to move to New York City, where she enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (and became one of its youngest graduates ever)
  • Made her professional stage debut in a Canadian production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Debuted in her first film, Rosebud, in 1975 opposite Peter O'Toole and Richard Attenborough
  • Nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award in 2002 for her role as Samantha Jones in Sex and the City
  • Wrote several books on sex, including Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm (coauthored with ex-husband Mark Levinson) and Sexual Intelligence

Awards

  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2003Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1982Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated

Relationships

  • Christopher -- Brother
  • Andreas Lyson -- Ex-husband
  • Larry Davis -- Ex-husband
  • Mark Levinson -- Ex-husband
  • Alan Wyse -- Ex-significant Other
  • Dennis Cattrall -- Father
  • Shane Cattrall -- Mother
  • Cherry -- Sister
  • Elizabeth -- Sister