After graduating from high school in 1972, she moved to New York City and attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and, upon her graduation, signed a five-year movie deal with Otto Preminger.
Has appeared with Christopher Lee in three films: The Return of the Musketeers (1989), Honeymoon Academy (1989) and Double Vision (1992).
Sang "Nobody Does It Better" over a television satellite link for fellow-Liverpudlian Paul O'Grady on the occasion of his very last television show broadcast The New Paul O'Grady Show (2004). [December 2009]
Is a life-long fan of Rudyard Kipling.
On the television show Who Do You Think You Are? (2010), Kim searched for information on her mother's father who abandoned his three young daughters in 1938. She discovered that her grandfather met another woman and married her in 1939, had two daughters and a son (who was younger than Kim), and immigrated to Australia.