Kyra Sedgwick Biography
Kyra Sedgwick is an American actress best known for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in the TV series The Closer. Likewise, she also appeared in the Sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Madeline Wuntch.
How old is Kyra Sedgwick? – Age
Sedgwick is 58 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 19, 1965, in New York, United States, where she also grew up.
How tall is Kyra Sedgwick? – Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall.
Kyra Sedgwick’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
Kyra was born to her loving and supportive parents, Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V. Her mother Patricia was an education and family therapist while her father Henry was a venture capitalist. She grew up together with her brother Robert Sedgwick who is an actor and half sister to Mike Stern who is a Jazz guitarist.
What’s more, her parents separated when she was four years old and later divorced when she was six years.
Kyra Sedgwick’s Education
Sedgwick attended and completed friends seminary and later enrolled at Sarah Lawrence college. She then joined the University of Southern California where she graduated with a theatre degree.
Is Kyra Sedgwick Married? – Husband
Kyra has been married to her loving husband, actor Kevin Bacon, since 1988. They met on the PBS’s adaptation of Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky set. Together, the couple has been blessed with two wonderful children, Travis Sedgwick Bacon and Sosie Ruth Bacon who is an actress.
Sedgwick began her career in television in 1982, where she starred as Julia Shearer in the soap opera Another World. She later appeared in the TV film Miss Rose, as a Jewish immigrant who accepts her ancestry. In addition, the film won an Emmy Award due to her well played role in the show.
Additionally, she also portrayed Brenda Leigh Johnson in the television series The Closer. It is know that she produced the TNT television series Proof, which debuted in 2015 but only ran for one season. Similarly, she also starred in several other movies including, Heart and Souls, Singles, and Something to Talk About.
Moreover, she also starred alongside her husband in the shows, The Woodsman and Pirates. Afterward, she directed the TV film Story of a Girl based on its 2007 novel by Sara Zarr. Some of the stars in the movie include her husband, Kevin Bacon and her daughter Sosie Bacon.
Furthermore, she appeared as Aunt Julia in the season 2 of the drama series The Summer I Turned Pretty. More so, she also took the lead role of Jean Raines in the comedy film ,My Village. On May 21, 2020, ABC authorised the rebranding of My Village as Call Your Mother for the 2020–2021 TV season.
Kyra Sedgwick’s Net Worth
Citing her acting career, Kyra has an estimated net worth of $45 Million.
Movies & TV Shows
- The Summer I Turned Pretty
- The Guardians of the Galaxy: Holiday Special
- Call Your Mother
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine
- Endings, Beginnings
- The Investigations: A search for the Truth in Ten Acts
- The Edge of Seventeen
- Big Sky
- Time Out of Mind
- The Lats Act
- The Road Within
- Kill Your Dralings
- The Posession
- The Closer
- After Darkness
- Something the Lord Made
- The Woodsman
- Secondhand Lions
You can find and follow Sedgwick on Twitter using the account name: @kyrasedgwick