Kyra Sedgwick Biography
Kyra Sedgwick is an actress, producer, and director from the United States. Sedgwick made her television debut at the age of 16 on the soap opera Another World. She won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010 for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on TNT’s crime drama The Closer.
How old is Kyra Sedgwick?- Age
She is 57 years old as of August 2022. Sedgwick was born Kyra Minturn Sedgwick on 19 August 1965 in New York City, United States of America.
Kyra Sedgwick Education
Sedgwick graduated from Manhattan’s Friends Seminary, then attended Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Southern California for a short time.
Kyra Sedgwick Height
Kyra stands at a height of 5’5″ (165 cm), tall.
Kyra Sedgwick Family- Parents
Patricia Heller and Henry D. Sedgwick gave birth to Sedgwick on August 19, 1965, in New York City. Her mother was a family and educational therapist, and her father was a venture capitalist. Her great-grandfather founded the Gorton School, her uncle Ellery Sedgwick was the owner of The Atlantic Monthly, her cousin Edie Sedgwick was Andy Warhol’s popular muse in the 1960s, her brother Robert Sedgwick is an actor, and her half-brother Mike Stern is a jazz artist. She is writer John Sedgwick’s niece.
Kyra Sedgwick Husband- Daughter
On September 4, 1988, Sedgwick married actor Kevin Bacon. Travis Sedgwick Bacon and actress Sosie Ruth Bacon are the couple’s two children. The family resides in New York.
Kyra Sedgwick Career
At the age of 16, Sedgwick made her television debut as Julia Shearer, the troubled granddaughter of Liz Matthews, on the soap opera Another World. She appeared in a television adaptation of Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky in 1988. In the Oscar-winning Born on the Fourth of July, she played Donna opposite Tom Cruise’s Ron Kovic. She appeared in several Hollywood films during the 1990s, including Singles (1992), Heart and Souls (1993), Something to Talk About (1995), and Phenomenon, in which she played John Travolta’s love interest. She performed in Critical Care (1997). She played a Jewish immigrant coming to terms with her ethnicity in the Emmy Award-winning 1992 made-for-TV film Miss Rose White.
She also appeared in two films with her husband, Kevin Bacon: the 1991 sex comedy Pyrates and the 2004 drama The Woodsman. She voiced Batwoman in the animated film Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. From 2005 to 2012, Sedgwick starred in the television series The Closer. She began earning around $300,000 per episode in 2007. She was nominated for and won several awards for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson throughout the series’ run. She won a Golden Globe for her performance as the lead actress in 2007 and a Primetime Emmy in 2010. Sedgwick received a television star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
The Closer ended on August 13, 2012, after the completion of its seventh season; the series’ broadcaster, TNT, stated that Sedgwick made the decision to retire from the series. Major Crimes, a sequel series starring most of the same cast, took its place. Proof, a one-season television series produced by Sedgwick for TNT, premiered in 2015. She also plays the character of Madeline Wuntch in the NBC comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In the ABC comedy pilot My Village, written by Kari Lizer, Sedgwick will play Jean Raines. On May 21, 2020, ABC renewed the series and renamed it Call Your Mother for the 2020-2021 television season.
Kyra Sedgwick’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of 45 million dollars as of 2023.
Kyra Sedgwick Movies
1. Secondhand Lions (2003)
2. The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
3. Murder in the First (1995)
4. Heart and Souls (1993)
5. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
6. The Woodsman (2004)
7. The Road Within (2014)
8. What’s Cooking? (2000)
9. Singles (1992)
10. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)