Kim Victoria Cattrall (/kəˈtræl/; born 21 August 1956) is an English-Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO romantic comedy series Sex and the City (1998–2004), for which she won the 2002 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress (television). In 2005, TV Guide ranked her number eight on its "50 Sexiest Stars of All Time" list.
Cattrall made her film debut in Otto Preminger's 1975 film Rosebud. She went on to star in the films Porky's (1982), Police Academy (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Mannequin (1987), Masquerade (1988) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). She also starred in the 1986 original Broadway production of Wild Honey. For her six seasons in the TV series of Sex and the City, she received five Emmy Award nominations, four Golden Globe Award nominations (one win) and won two ensemble Screen Actors Guild Awards, shared with her co-stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis. She reprised her role of Samantha Jones in the films Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010). In 2011, she returned to Broadway to star in a revival of Private Lives. Her other stage roles include Cleopatra in Antony & Cleopatra at the Liverpool Playhouse in 2010, and Alexandra Del Lago in Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic, London in 2013.