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Kim Cattrall has had an extensive acting career that spans film, stage and television. The British-born actress was seen in Fall 2010 in Liverpool, England in the stage production of "Anthony and Cleaopatra" for director Janet Suzman. She was recently seen at the West End's Vaudeville Theater starring in "Private Lives," opposite Matthew Mcfayden and directed by Sir Richard Eyre. The Noel Coward comic masterpiece centers on former spouses who have been divorced from each other for five years. When by chance they meet again across adjoining hotel balconies, their insatiable feelings for each other are immediately rekindled. This fall "Private Lives" can be seen in a limited run in Toronto before it premieres on Broadway in November 2011.
In February 2011, Kim can be seen in the miniseries "Any Human Heart," which will air on PBS. The miniseries is based on the William Boyd novel, and also stars Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen, and Sam Claflin. In April, she can be seen in the Anchor Bay film "Meet Monica Velour," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Written and directed by Keith Bearden, the film tells the story of Tobe who sets off on a journey to track down his favorite adult star from the '70s, Monica Velour (Cattrall). Upon meeting her, he's confronted with a case of harsh reality.
Cattrall was seen in Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer," starring opposite Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. The film centers on a ghostwriter who has landed a lucrative contract to redact the memoirs of Adam Lang, the former UK Prime Minister, who has retired with his wife to the U.S. He unfolds a scandal with international ramifications that reveals how far he was ready to go in order to nurture the UK's "special relationship" with the U.S. Cattrall plays Amelia Bly, the trustworthy and very loyal person assistant to the Prime Minster. The film won the Silver Bear at the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival.
In May, she was seen in the much-anticipated sequel "Sex and the City 2," in which she reprises her award-winning role as the infamous Samantha Jones. The movie is based on the critically acclaimed HBO series. Cattrall was recognized for her work in the series with a Golden Globe; 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards; 5 Emmy Award nominations; and 3 Screen Actors Guild nominations.
An acclaimed writer, Cattrall has also written several books, including "Sexual Intelligence," which was a national best-seller; "Being a Girl: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Teenage Life"; and "Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm," a New York Times best-seller.
In addition to her stage, screen and writing credits, Cattrall is the founder of Fertile Ground Productions, a Canadian-based production company. Their first project was "Sexual Intelligence," a feature-length HBO documentary based on her book of the same name for which she was nominated for a Gemini as Best Host or Interviewer in a General/Human Interest or Talk Program or Series.
In 2009, Cattrall was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.
Sultry actress Kim Cattrall won her first film role at age 19, but international fame didn't come until she was almost 40, when she landed the role of Samantha Jones in the Emmy Award-winning HBO series "Sex in the City." The biggest mystery in Kim's family is what happened to her grandfather George Baugh, who disappeared when Kim's mother was eight years old, and was never seen nor heard from again.