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'Sex and the City' director Michael Patrick King confirms possibility of third film

'Sex and the City' director Michael Patrick King confirms possibility of third film

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- "Sex and the City" director Michael Patrick King is open to the possibility of a third movie.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.
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Cattrall feels pressure to be an expert on sex

Cattrall feels pressure to be an expert on sex

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) -- British-born actress Kim Cattrall says her image as a vixen in the "Sex and the City" TV and film franchise negatively impacted some of her real-life romances.
'Guvnors,' 'Once' earn Drama League nods

'Guvnors,' 'Once' earn Drama League nods

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- "Clybourne Park," "The Columnist," "The Lyons" and "One Man, Two Guvnors" are among the nominees for New York's Drama League Award for Best Play.
'Private Lives' to close on Broadway

'Private Lives' to close on Broadway

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of "Private Lives" is to finish its run more than a month earlier than planned, producers of the Noel Coward comedy said Tuesday.
Cattrall stars in B'way revival of 'Private Lives'

Cattrall stars in B'way revival of 'Private Lives'

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Actress Kim Cattrall says she loves the excitement of performing in front of a live audience for the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's comedy "Private Lives."

Stylist June Ambrose gets own VH1 show

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood stylist June Ambrose will star in her own half-hour docu-series, starting next year, VH1 announced Monday.
Cattrall to star in Noel Coward play

Cattrall to star in Noel Coward play

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross have signed up to star in a Broadway revival of Noel Coward's classic comedy "Private Lives," the show's producers said.

Kim Cattrall, others honored by GLAAD

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15 (UPI) -- The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation presented actress Kim Cattrall its Golden Gate Award at its annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in San Francisco.
Stars line up for genealogy series

Stars line up for genealogy series

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw and Steve Buscemi have signed on to appear on the second season of the U.S. reality series "Who Do You Think You Are?" NBC said.
Miley Cyrus set for 'Sex' sequel

Miley Cyrus set for 'Sex' sequel

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and pop singer Miley Cyrus has agreed to make a cameo appearance in the movie "Sex and the City 2," film industry sources said.
'Sex and the City 2' starts filming in NYC

'Sex and the City 2' starts filming in NYC

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- "Sex and the City 2," the sequel to the 2008 summer blockbuster, has begun principal photography in New York, Warner Bros. announced.
'Sex and the City' sequel confirmed

'Sex and the City' sequel confirmed

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A sequel to the U.S. movie "Sex and the City" is in the works with all four principal players signed on to reprise their roles, Variety.com reported.
Parker says 'Sex' deal not done yet

Parker says 'Sex' deal not done yet

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and producer Sarah Jessica Parker says Kim Cattrall's confirmation of a "Sex and the City" sequel is premature.
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Actress Kim Cattrall arrives on the red carpet during the opening of the Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech on December 4, 2009. UPI/David Silpa
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Kim Victoria Cattrall ( /kəˈtræl/; born 21 August 1956) is an English actress. She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO comedy/romance series Sex and the City, and for her leading roles in the 1980s films Police Academy, Big Trouble in Little China, Mannequin, and Porky's. For her role as Samantha Jones, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002 and received four nominations for the role. Her success in Sex and the City also led her to receive two Screen Actors Guild Awards out of seven nominations (including two for Outstanding Female Actress in a Comedy Series) and five Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Comedy Actress.

Cattrall was born in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England. Her mother, Gladys Shane (née Baugh), was a secretary, and her father, Dennis Cattrall, was a construction engineer. When she was three months old, her family immigrated to the Canadian city of Courtenay, British Columbia. At 11, she returned to England when her grandmother became ill. She took a number of acting examinations with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), before returning to Canada at age 16 to finish her final year of high school.

Cattrall began her career after graduating from high school in 1972, when she left Canada for New York City. There, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and upon her graduation, signed a five-year movie deal with director Otto Preminger. She made her film debut in Preminger's Rosebud in 1975. A year later, Universal Studios bought out that contract and Cattrall became one of the last participants in the contract player system of Universal (also referenced as MCA / Universal during this period) before the system ended in 1980. The Universal system's representative in New York, Eleanor Kilgallen (sister of Dorothy Kilgallen), cast Cattrall in numerous TV guest-star roles. One of the first jobs Kilgallen got her was in a 1977 episode of Quincy, M.E. starring Jack Klugman, whom Kilgallen also represented. In 1978, Cattrall played the female lead in a two-hour episode of Columbo. In 1979, she played the role of Dr. Gabrielle White in The Incredible Hulk and would go down in TV Hulk lore as one of the few characters who knew David Banner was alive and was the creature. Her work in television paid off and she quickly made the transition to cinema. She starred opposite Jack Lemmon in his Oscar-nominated movie Tribute in 1980, and in Crossbar, the film about a high jumper who loses his leg and still participates in the Olympic trials, with Catrall's help. The following year, she starred in the critically acclaimed Ticket to Heaven.

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