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Kyra Sedgwick Biography

Kyra Sedgwick
  • Age: 52 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Birth Sign: Leo
  • Name: Kyra Sedgwick
  • Birth Name: Kyra Minturn Sedgwick
  • Nick Name: Brenda Leigh Johnson
  • Father: Henry Dwight Sedgwick
  • Mother: Patricia Sedgwick
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: New York City, New York
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actress
  • Eye Color: Brown - Dark
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Body Measurements: 30B-23-33
  • Breast Size: 30
  • Waist size: 23
  • Hip Size: 33
  • Weight in KG: 49 kg
  • Famous for: Actress
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Kevin Bacon
  • Children: Sosie Bacon, Travis Bacon
  • Online Presence: Wikipedia,Twitter
  • Movies: Reach Me
  • TV Show: The Closer
  • Siblings: Mike Stern, Robert Sedgwick, Holly Sedgwick
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Synopsis

Kyra Sedgwick is a well-known actor and producer. She is best recognized for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT's crime drama, The Closer. She won a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for her role in the following series.

Early Life and Education

Kyra Sedgwick was born on 19th of August 1965, in New York City, New York, U.S. She holds an American nationality belonging to the White-American ethnicity.

Kyra Sedgwick is a daughter of a speech teacher and a capitalist. She is sister to Robert Sedgwick, an actor, a half sister to Mile Stern, the jazz guitarist and is a niece to Job Sedgwick. She had to suffer her parents’ divorce at an early age of six.

The name of Kyra Sedgwick's father is Henry Dwight Sedgwick and her mother's name is Patricia Sedgwick. Her father was a capitalist while her mother was a speech teacher and a family therapist.

After graduating from Friends Seminary Kyra Sedgwick registered herself in Sarah Lawrence College but later she transferred herself to the University of Southern California. She has graduated with a degree in theatre studies.

Career and Struggle

After Kyra Sedgwick's debut in 'Another World' at an early age of 16, she made her entry in the field of media. She appeared in Hollywood films like 'Singles', 'Something to Talk About', 'Heart and Souls' and 'Phenomenon'.

Later in 2003, she played in 'Secondhand Lions' and then in 2007 she got popular from her movie 'The Game Plan'. She has dubbed her voice in some popular movies like 'Batman and Mystery of Batwoman'.

She has also played in some television series like 'The Closer' which made her very popular in the media.

Personal Life

The American Actress Kyra Sedgwick got married to Kevin Bacon in 1988 and has been living happy married life with two children. Kevin Bacon is an actor. There is no sign of divorce till date.

Kyra Sedgwick is known for her curves. She has several pictures both in casual outfits and also in bikini wear.

She has won several awards due to her role of deputy chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in the television series 'The Closer'. She was honored with Golden Globe Award in the category of Lead Actress and later in 2010.

Also, she won Prime time Emmy Award for the same series. She also received an award as a star on Hollywood Walk of fame for television.

Plastic Surgery

Although there has been a strong rumor about her doing a procedure of plastic surgery, no official confirmation has been made by her or her husband. Although it is informed that she had to suffer from immobile forehead after the surgery, she hasn’t yet revealed about it.

But in later days she has strongly voiced to stand against usage of any unnecessary cosmetics. This may be indicative of her being unhappy with her decision to undergo a cosmetic surgery.

Body Measurements, Net Worth, and Salary

Kyra is 1.65 m tall and her weight is 49 kg. Her body measurement is 30-23-33. The color of her eyes is dark brown. She has a curly blonde hair. She is 51 years old as of August 2016.

Although Kyra Sedgwick has proved herself through her acting in 'the Closer' she definitely has a bright future due to her experience in the field of acting and media. Her net worth is $16 million and her annual salary is around $350 thousand per episode.

  • Last modified : 22 August, 2017
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