From 2014 to 2016, she starred in the HBO Canada series Sensitive Skin.

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. starring Jack Klugman, whom Kilgallen also represented.

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, before returning to Canada.

Like Samantha, Kim recently split with her younger beau of several years — Chef Alan Wyse – and she opened up about the end of their relationship to the paper.

“It’s very hard for someone not involved in this business to really understand what it’s about,” she said.

In 1978, Cattrall played the love interest of a murderous psychologist in an episode of Columbo and also in "Blindfold", an episode of the 1970s TV series Starsky & Hutch, in which Starsky (played by Paul Michael Glaser) is grief-stricken since he accidentally blinded Cattrall's character, young artist Emily Harrison, by a shot of his gun.

She starred in The Bastard (1978) and The Rebels (1979), two television miniseries based on the John Jakes novels of the same names. Gabrielle White in The Incredible Hulk and would go down in TV Hulk lore as one of the few characters who knew David Banner (alter ego of the title character) was alive and was the creature.

Near the end of filming, Cattrall had a photographer shoot a roll of film on the Enterprise bridge set, in which she wore nothing but her Vulcan ears.

After finding out about the unauthorised photo session, Leonard Nimoy had the film destroyed.

In 1987, her lead role in Mannequin proved a huge success with audiences.