Kyra Sedgwick Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2019 Published On Sep 06, 2015
Facts of Kyra Sedgwick
Date of Birth: 1965 , August-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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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Kyra Sedgwick, known as Kyra Minturn Sedgwick, is a renowned American actress. She is also a producer popular for portraying her role in The Closer.

Birth, Age, & Education

Kyra, age 53, was born on August 19, 1965, in New York City, U.S, to Patricia (née Rosenwald), and Henry Dwight Sedgwick. Her mother is an educational/family therapist and a speech teacher, whereas her father is a venture capitalist.

She attended Sarah Lawrence College and graduated from Friends Seminary. Later, she graduated with a degree in theater from the University of Southern California.

Kyra Sedgwick Movies & TV Shows

Kyra has made her appearance in many movies and TV shows. She made her debut with television soap opera Another World at the age of 16, where she portrayed the role of Julia Shearer.

Her breakthrough came with Lanford Wilson's Lemon Sky, which was followed by her movie appearance in Singles (1992), Heart and Souls (1993), Something to Talk About (1995), and many others.

List of movies from 2014-2019

  • The Humbling
  • Reach Me
  • Big Sky
  • The Road Within
  • 1 Chisper
  • Cop Car
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Submission
  • After Darkness
  • Villains (Upcoming)

Television Shows from 2000-2018

  • Talk to Me
  • American Experience
  • Ally McBeal
  • Stanley
  • The Greatest
  • Queens Supreme
  • The Closer
  • Sesame Street
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Ten Days in the Valley

How Much is Her Net Worth & Salary?

The Closer actress Kyra owns a net worth of $17 million, as of 2019. Likewise, back in 2017, her net worth was around $16 million. Her wealth has seen a rise of $1 million in a couple of years.

Similarly, her salary for her appearance in an episode The Closer is $350,000. 

She Owns House Worth Millions

Kyra along with her husband bought a house in 2011 in the neighborhood of  Los Feliz in Los Angeles.

They purchased the house for a total of $2.5 million, which a cozy wood and steel home featuring bedrooms and three bathrooms with high ceilings, a chef's kitchen, a guest bedroom, and an office.

Married to Kevin Bacon: Do They Have Children

The President's Award winner Kyra got married to Kevin Bacon on 4th September 1988. She dated him for a few years and they finally got married.

They also have two children together named Sosie Bacon and Travis Bacon. Travis was born on June 23, 1989, whereas their daughter Sosie was born on March 15, 1992.

She is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs and there is no any sign of this sweet couple getting divorced. They are happy to be each other’s loving spouse. 

Career in Short

Kyra Sedgwick began her acting career from a television show. 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. 

Kyra Sedgwick facts on timeline

Born in New York City, New York

August 19 , 1965

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gave birth to her first child

June 23 , 1989

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.

Gave birth to her second child

March 15 , 1992

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Won Walk of Fame

June 8 , 2009

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. 

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.

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.