Kyra Sedgwick Biography


Kyra Sedgwick

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Birth Name: Kyra Sedgwick
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   52 Years
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Kyra Sedgwick full name Kyra Minturn Sedgwick is a renowned American actress. She is also a producer. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in The Closer. She was from an upper middle class family born in New York City, New York, United States of America. She was born to Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V as Kyra Minturn Sedgwick. Her mother was a teacher and her father was a businessman. She received her formal education from Sarah Lawrence College. She was also enrolled at University of Southern California and she graduated from there with the master’s degree.

Kyra Sedgwick is a married woman. She got married to Kevin Bacon on 4th September 1988. She dated him for few years and they finally got married. They also have two children together named Sosie Bacon and Travis Bacon. She is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and there is no any sign of this sweet couple getting divorced. They are happy to be each other’s loving spouse. 

Kyra Sedgwick began her acting career from a television shows. She was interested in acting since her childhood days; she appeared in the television soap opera Another World. She was just sixteen years old, when she appeared on that show. It took a long time for her to make her first movie appearance. She appeared in the movies like Singles, Heart and Souls, Something to Talk About and so on. She earned a huge salary playing for The Closer. For 2007 session, she earned around net worth of $250,000 /episode.

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Born in New York City, New York

1965 19th of August

She was from an upper middle class family born in New York City, New York, United States of America. She was born to Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V as Kyra Minturn Sedgwick. Her mother was a teacher and her father was a businessman.

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Her parents got divorced

1969

She was born to Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V as Kyra Minturn Sedgwick. Her mother was a teacher and her father was a businessman. However, something went wrong in their married life and they divorced in 1969.

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Her mother married again

1971

She was born to Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V as Kyra Minturn Sedgwick. However, her parents divorced, when she was just four. Then two years later, her mother married again. She married Ben Heller. She was then raised be her mother.

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Began her acting career

1981

Kyra Sedgwick began her acting career from a television shows. She was interested in acting since her childhood days; she appeared in the television soap opera Another World. She was just sixteen years old, when she appeared on that show.

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Made her big screen debut

1985

Though she began acting when she was sixteen, it took five more years for her to her big screen appearance. In 1985, she appeared in the movie named War and Love. She also appeared in the movies like Singles, Heart and Souls, Something to Talk About and so on.

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Married to Kevin Bacon

1988

Kyra Sedgwick is a married woman. She got married to Kevin Bacon on 4th September 1988. She dated him for few years and they finally got married. They also have two children together named Sosie Bacon and Travis Bacon.

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Gave birth to her first child

1989 23rd of June

In 1989, she became the mother for the first time in her life. She gave birth to her first child, a son Travis Sedgwick Bacon on 23rd June, 1989. The father of her child was her husband Kevin Bacon. She was 25 years old when she gave birth to him.

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Gave birth to her second child

1992 15th of March

In 1992, she became the mother for the second time in her life. At the end of 1991, it was announced that she was pregnant with her second child. She gave birth to her second child, a daughter, Sosie Ruth Bacon on 15th, March 1992. 

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Nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1994

Since her early acting days, she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards. In 1994, she was nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films of USA for Best Supporting Actress. Till date, she is nominated in this award for seven different times.

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Won DVD Exclusive Awards

2001

In 2001, she was nominated in DVD Exclusive Awards for Best Actress. It was her only nomination till date and she has won this award from her single nominations. Five years before, in 1996 she was nominated in Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.

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Won Satellite Awards

2005
2005 was a year to remember for her. During that year she was nominated in Satellite Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Series, Drama. She was lucky, that she won that award from her first nominations. She also won this award the following year and she won this award for Best Actress in a Series, Drama. Edit

Nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards

2006

She has been nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards for twelve different times. She was first nominated in this award in 2006 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. She was also nominated in Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series the same year. 

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Won Golden Globes, USA

2007

She has been nominated in Golden Globes, USA for several times. First she was nominated in this award in 1993. However, it took her more than a decade to finally win this award. She won this award in 2007 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series.

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Won Walk of Fame

2009 8th of June

She was also crowned by the Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received this award from the television category. Four years later, she won the Society of Camera Operators. In 2012, she was nominated in TV Guide Awards. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2010

Kyra has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for five different times. She was first nominated in this award in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. But she won this award for the first time in 2010. 

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