Kyra Sedgwick

Born Aug 19, 1965

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick is an American actress. She is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. Sedgwick's role in the series won her a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010. The series ended on August 13, 2012, following the completion of its seventh season.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kyra Sedgwick.


1965 Birth Born on August 19, 1965.


1988 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988 she made a strong impression in a TV version of Lanford Wilson's Lemon Sky. … Read More
1992 26 Years Old She starred in the Emmy Award–winning 1992 made-for-TV film Miss Rose White as a Jewish immigrant who comes to terms with her ethnicity.


2003 37 Years Old She played the parts of Mae Coleman in 2003's Secondhand Lions and Stella Peck in the 2007 film The Game Plan.
2004 38 Years Old She also starred alongside her husband Kevin Bacon in the 2004 film The Woodsman. … Read More
2005 39 Years Old Sedgwick starred in the television series The Closer from 2005 to 2012.


2007 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 she began earning roughly US$300,000 per episode. … Read More
2009 43 Years Old In 2009, Sedgwick was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television. … Read More
Sedgwick learned in 2011, via her appearance on the U.S. TV show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, that she and Kevin Bacon are 9th cousins, once removed. … Read More
2015 49 Years Old Sedgwick produced the television series Proof for TNT which debuted in 2015 for one season.
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