Claim to fame
Best known for her Emmy-nominated turn as vivacious New Yorker Samantha Jones on TV’s Sex and the City, Kim Cattrall was born in Liverpool and spent her youth in both England and Canada. Cattrall made her Broadway debut in 1986’s Wild Honey and has alternated between film (Crossroads, The Ghost Writer), TV and theater (primarily in England and Canada) where she appeared in productions such as Whose Life Is It Anyway? and Private Lives. Cattrall returned to Broadway in the Noel Coward classic in fall 2011.