Kyra Sedgwick was born on August 19, 1965, in New York
. She was brought up in a well-to-do family. She developed an active interest in acting in her teens.
In 1982, Kyra got her first gig in the series "Another World". Three years later, in 1985, she acted in "Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale". During this time, she entered the University of Southern California.
Kyra Sedgwick appeared in a number of shows like "Amazing Stories" and "Miami Vice". In 1988, she acted in the movie "Born on the Fourth of July" and in "Lemon Sky".
Kyra got married that year to Kevin Bacon, whom she met on the sets of "Lemon Sky".
As her popularity grew, Kyra got roles in "Mr & Mrs Bridge" (1990) and "Miss Rose White" (1992). The latter
feature also nominated her for Golden Globe. Her next big works were "Singles", "Heart and Souls" (1993), "Something to Talk About" (1995) and "Phenomenon" (1996).
Her next notable works were in the movies "What's Cooking?" (2000) and "Personal Velocity" (2002). After that, Kyra Sedgwick worked steadily in the popular series "Ally McBeal". She also acted in a number of features during this time which included the series "Queens Supreme" (2003).
In 2005, Kyra appeared in the show "The Closer". She, eventually, won her first Golden Globe award for her performance in this series. Her next movies were "The Game Plan" (2007) and "Game" (2009).
Why is she famous?
Kyra Sedgwick is famous as an actress for her role in the popular series "The Closer". She has also appeared in nearly 50 other series and movies.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"I would say to myself, 'Don't feel so guilty about working.' When my kids were younger, every single time I worked, I put myself through the ringer about it. And when I see them now and see how well they've turned out, I think, 'Why did I give myself such a hard time?'"
- Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick News
Kyra Sedgwick Lists