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Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick was born on August 19, 1965 in New York City, to Patricia (Rosenwald), a family and speech therapist, and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, a venture capitalist. Her mother was from an upper-class German Jewish family, and her father was from a wealthy Massachusetts clan of English descent, with many prominent ancestors (including judge Theodore Sedgwick and educator Endicott Peabody).Sedgwick attended private schools. She made her professional acting debut at age 16 on the soap opera Another World (1964). A graduate of USC, Kyra has pursued a career that includes stage, screen and television. Kyra's reason for becoming an actor is that it gives her the ability to be compassionate and to walk around in the shoes of others. Her first brush with stardom came in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) as "Donna", the high school sweetheart of Tom Cruise. Two of her roles led to Golden Globe nominations: Miss Rose White (1992) and Something to Talk About (1995). She met her husband, Kevin Bacon, when they played leads in the television movie Lemon Sky (1988). They have two children.


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Born:
Aug 19, 1965 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
19
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-07-21
Latest Project:
Series Ten Days in the Valley 2017

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 43 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Closer
Filmography
Ten Days in the Valley Jane Sadler 10 episodes, 2017 2017
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Unknown 2013-09-17
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Unknown 2012-03-25
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist Unknown 2010-06-09
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Cupcake Wars Unknown 2010-06-13
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Closer Brenda Leigh Johnson 109 episodes, 2005-2012 2005-06-13
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Amazing Stories Unknown 1985-09-29
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1972-10-04
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21