Andre J. Lyson is the ex-husband of Kim Cattrall, a popular British Canadian American actress. Cattrall is well known for her portrayal of Samantha Jones in the TV Series “Sex and the City”. Andre Lyson is an architect now working in Germany.
Personal Life of Andre J Lyson
Andre Lyson came to fame after marrying actress Kim Cattrall. Lyson is Cattrall’s second husband. He is a German citizen. The couple married in 1982. They lived in Frankfurt for seven years before splitting in 1989. The two didn’t have any children during their marriage period.
As Andre Lyson is a very private person, therefore not much is known about him except that he was born in Germany and studied architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. He later moved to the United States and worked as an architect in New York City for a while where he met Kim Cattrall. After his marriage to Cattrall Lyson moved back Germany with his wife and permanently stayed there even after his divorce.
Early Life and Education of Kim Cattrall
Dennis Cattrall and Gladys Shane welcomed their daughter Kim Victoria Cattrall on August 21, 1956. Kim Cattrall has citizenship in three countries: England, Canada and America. It is because though she was born in Britain, Cattrall’s family immigrated to Canada, settling in Vancouver, British Columbia, when she was three months old. Cattrall later came back to study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. After that She went on to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.
Kim Cattrall moved to New York City after graduation and began her professional career appearing in Off-Broadway productions. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1975 and has appeared in over 60 film and television roles. Cattrall is best known for her role as Samantha Jones on the HBO series “Sex and the City”. She has also appeared in films such as “Big Trouble in Little China” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities.”
Hollywood career of Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall made her film debut in the 1981 thriller, “Turk 182!” opposite Timothy Hutton. She went on to appear in other films throughout the 1980s, including “Police Academy” (1984), “Big Trouble in Little China” (1986), and “Mannequin” (1987).
Her big break came in 1998 when she began starring as Samantha Jones on Sex and the City. The show was a huge success, running for six seasons until 2004 and it made Cattrall a household name. Cattrall’s performance as the sassy, sex-positive Samantha earned her critical acclaim and a Golden Globe Award.
Since the end of Sex and the City, Cattrall has appeared in several films and television shows. She appeared in the 2005 romantic comedy, The Honeymooners, opposite Ralph Fiennes, and had a recurring role on the British series, Sense and Sensibility. In 2008, she starred in the film Sex and the City: The Movie. The film was a box office hit, grossing over $415 million worldwide.
Cattrall’s net worth is estimated at $90 million.
Lyson and Cattrall have remained on good terms since their divorce. Lyson is currently working as an architect in Berlin. Cattrall has been an actress for over four decades and is also a passionate advocate for gender equality and feminism.