Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick (born August 19, 1965)[3] is an American actress, producer and director. She is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. For her portrayal of Johnson, Sedgwick won 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. Sedgwick is also known for her recurring role as Madeline Wuntch on the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Kyra Sedgwick
Sedgwick receiving a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, June 2009
Born
Kyra Minturn Sedgwick[1]

(1965-08-19) August 19, 1965 (age 57)
New York City, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationActress, producer, director
Years active1982–present
WorksFull list
Spouse
(m. 1988)
Children2, including Sosie Bacon[2]

Sedgwick was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance in Something to Talk About (1995). Sedgwick's other film roles include Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Cameron Crowe's Singles (1992), Heart and Souls (1993), Phenomenon (1996), What's Cooking (2000), Secondhand Lions (2003), The Game Plan (2007), The Possession (2012), and The Edge of Seventeen (2016).


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