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KYRA SEDGWICK BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Kyra Sedgwick was born on August 19th, 1965 in New York City, New York with the birth name Kyra Minturn Sedgwick, born to Patricia Rosenwald and Henry Dwight Sedgwick.  Her younger brother, Robert Sedgwick also pursued a career as an actor.  At the age of six her parents divorced and her mother later re-married.
 
Growing up she attended a number of private schools receiving her early years education and then after high school she went on to first study at Sarah Lawrence College and later earned a college degree in theatre from the University of Southern California.
 
She began acting at the age of sixteen when she first appeared on the soap opera, "Another World" (1964).  She went on to study the art of acting with Michael Howard Studios in New York City as well as at the HB Drama Studio in Greenwich Village.
 
Some of her earlier film credits she added to her resume are roles in, "War and Love" (1985), "Born on the Fourth of July" (1989), "Singles" (1992), "Something to Talk About" (1995), "Phenomenon" (1996) and the television movies, "Miss Rose White" (1992), "American Playhouse: Lemon Sky" (1988).
 
Along with her acting credits she has also had the chance to work on the other side of the industry as a producer, making her debut in 1996 on the television movie, "Losing Chase".  Other producing credits she has added to her resume are on the films, "Montana" (1998), "Cavedweller" (2004), "Loverboy" (2005) and on the television series, "The Closer" (2008-2011). 
 
As her career has progressed she has remained working in films and television.  She starred in the film, "Secondhand Lions" (2003), "The Woodsman" (2004), "The Game Plan" (2007) and for her role on the television series, "The Closer", she won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 as well as a Primetime Emmy in 2010.  She was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to the Television Industry in 2009.   

Kyra has married only one time to her current husband, Kevin Bacon whom she wed in 1988 and together they have two children.  Her most recent roles have been on the films, "Man on a Ledge" (2012), "The Possession" (2012) and "Kill Your Darlings" scheduled to release in 2013.  

 
Filmography

2013   Kill Your Darlings

2012   The Possession

2012   Man on a Ledge

2005-2011  The Closer

2011   Chlorine

2010   Sesame Street 

2009   Gamer 

2008   Justice League: The New Frontier

2007   The Game Plan

2003-2007  Queens Supreme

2005   Loverboy

2004   Something the Lord Made 

2004   Cavedweller 

2004   The Woodsman

2003   Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman 

2003   Secondhand Lions 

2003   Behind the Red Door 

2002   Stanley

2002   Just a Kiss

2002   Door to Door

2002   Ally McBeal

2002   Personal Velocity: Three Portraits

2001   Hudson's Law

2000   Labor Pains

2000   Talk to Me

2000   What's Cooking? 

1998   Twelfth Night, or What You Will 

1998   Montana 

1997   Critical Care 

1996   Losing Chase 

1996   Phenomenon 

1995   The Low Life

1995   Something to Talk About 

1995   Murder in the First 

1993   Heart and Souls

1993   Family Pictures 

1992   Singles 

1992   Miss Rose White

1991   Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules

1991   Pyrates

1990   Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

1990   Women and Men: Stories of Seduction 

1989   Born on the Fourth of July

1988   Kansas 

1987-1988  American Playhouse 1987 The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains 

1986   Amazing Stories 

1986   Tai-Pan

1985   Miami Vice 

1985   ABC Afterschool Specials

1985   War and Love 

1982-1983  Another World





Matinee Classics - The Closer starring Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett, G.W. Bailey, Michael Paul Chan, Jon enney, Anthony John Denison, Phillip P. Keene, Raymond Cruz and Gina Ravera
Matinee Classics - The Closer starring Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett, G.W. Bailey, Michael Paul Chan, Jon enney, Anthony John Denison, Phillip P. Keene, Raymond Cruz and Gina Ravera


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