Kyra Sedgwick Bio, Movies, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick Biography

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick is an American actress, producer, and director. She is well known for her role in the drama crime, The Closer, for which she won a Golden Globe Award. Minturn also gained fame due to her performance in Something to Talk About earning the Golden Globe award. Other than that, she is also popular for starring in films like Secondhand Lions, The Game Plan, The Possession, and The Edge of Seventeen.

Kyra Sedgwick Education

As a New York City native, she completed her high school study at Friends Seminary and later attended Sarah Lawrence College. Later after, Kyra transferred to South California University, graduating with a theater degree.

Kyra Sedgwick Career

Sedgwick’s career began at the age of 16 when she appeared on the television soap opera Another World as Julia Shearer. Thereafter, she starred in the TV show called Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky. Back in the 1990s, she was also cast in popular Hollywood movies, such as Singles, Heart and Souls, Something to Talk About, and Phenomenon. Two years later, Kyra starred in the Emmy Award–winning TV film Miss Rose White as a Jewish immigrant who comes to terms with her ethnicity. Besides that, she has also appeared with her husband Kevin Bacon in two films which are the sex comedy Pyrates, and the drama The Woodsman.

On top of that, she also provided the voice in the animated movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. In 2012 was when she portrayed Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. Nevertheless, her performance in the drama earned her the Golden Globe award and also received the star awards as well as won the Primetime Emmy Award in 2010.

Prior to her acting career, Kyra has also worked as a producer in the TV series Proof and appeared in the NBC comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine portraying the character of Madeline Wuntch. In 2020 and 2021, she starred as Jean Raines in the ABC comedy pilot My Village and in the series Call Your Mother. In 2023, the actress also portrayed the role of Aunt Julia in Season 2 of the drama series The Summer I Turned Pretty

Kyra Sedgwick Age

How old is Kyra Sedgwick? Kyra Minturn is 58 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 19, 1965, in New York City, United States. Additionally, she celebrates her birthday on August 19 every year.

Kyra Sedgwick Height | Weight

How tall is Kyra Sedgwick? Sedgwick Minturn stands at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 m) tall. She has a weight of 60 Kgs (132 lbs.) and a body Measurement of 35-25-35 Inches. Additionally, she has a blonde hair color and dark brown eye color.

Kyra Sedgwick Husband | Spouse

Minturn Sedgwick married actor Kevin Norwood Bacon, on September 4, 1988, and have been together ever since then. Kevin Bacon is well known for his leading man and character roles and has received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award. Being among Hollywood’s longest-running couples, they have been together for 35 years. The couple first met on the set of PBS’s adaptation of Lanford Wilson’s Lemon Sky. Moreover, the family currently lives in New York City together with their two daughters, Travis Sedgwick Bacon and Sosie Ruth Bacon. Her daughter, Sosie also an actress.

Kyra Sedgwick Family | Parents

Sedgwick is the daughter of Patricia and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V. Her father was a venture capitalist while her mother was a speech teacher and a family therapist. Her mother was from an upper-class German Jewish family. Minturn’s father was from a wealthy Massachusetts clan of English descent. In her family tree, the earliest known member of the Sedgwick family was Robert Sedgwick of Yorkshire, England. He arrived in the United States on 1636 during the Great Migration.

The authorities in Hancock County, Maine, The United States named Sedgwick town in his honor. Her family and their descendants have been influential in both politics, law, business, and the arts. She has a brother called Robert Sedgwick, who is an actor and a half brother of jazz guitarist Mike Stern. She is also the sister to Holly Sedgwick and also related to Sherman Everett Burroughs. Moreover, she is the niece of the writer John Sedgwick. At four years, her parents separated and her mother remarried to Ben Heller, an art dealer.

Kyra Sedgwick’s Net Worth

Kyra‘s estimated net worth is between $ 45 million- $ 50 million combined with her husband’s net worth. Her successful career is the main source of her income. Moreover, she is believed to have inherited a fortune from her venture capitalist father, Henry Dwight Sedgwick V. In various publications, Kyra is believed to have inherited around $16 million. For her fortune, she lives a comfortable and lavish lifestyle.

Kyra Sedgwick Honors

In 2005, she received the Copper Wing Tribute Award that was presented to her during the Phoenix Film Festival. In June 8, 2009, Kyra was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame receiving a star for her contribution to television. The star is located at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard. Back in 2013, she was honored with the President’s Award by the society of Cameras Operators. Moreover, she also bagged the John Cassavetes Award presented to her during the Denver International Film Festival in 2017.

Kyra Sedgwick Awards and nominations

Minturn has received various accolades like;

  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists in Best Female Directed Narrative Feature in 2017- Story of A Girl.
  • DVD Exclusive Awards in Best Actress category in 2001- Labor Pains.
  • Golden Globe Awards in Best Actress in a Tv drama series category in 2007- The Closer.
  • Gracie Allen Award in Outstanding Female Lead- Drama Series category in 2006- The Closer.
  • People’s Choice Awards in Favorite Television Drama Diva Category in 2006- The Closer.
  • Primetime Emmy Awards in Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series category in 2009- The Closer.
  • Satellite Awards in Best Actress- Drama Series in 2005 and 2006- The Closer.

Moreover, she has also received various nominations in Tv Guide Awards, Television Critics Association Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Saturn Awards, Satellite Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and MTV Movie + TV Awards. Kyra was also a nominee of the Independent Sprit Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Directors Guild Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, and American Comedy Awards.

Kyra Sedgwick Film and TV Shows

  • The Emmy Awards as Self in 1949.
  • Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode) as Rose White in 1951.
  • ABC Afterschool Special (1 episode) as Cindy Eller in 1972.
  • Miami Vice (1 episode) in 1984.
  • War and Love as Halina in 1985.
  • Tai-Pan as Tess Brock in 1986.
  • The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains as Lillian Salo in 1987.
  • Lemon Sky as Carol in 1988.
  • Born on the Fourth of July as Donna in 1989.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bridge as Ruth Bridge in 1990.
  • Pyrates as Sam in 1991.
  • Singles as Linda Powell in 1992.
  • Heart and Souls as Julia in 1993.
  • Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode) as Self in 1994.
  • The Low Life as Bevan in 1995.
  • Losing Chase as Elizabeth Cole in 1996.
  • Critical Care as Felicia E. Potte in 1997.
  • Twelfth Night as Olivia in 1998.
  • Confronting the Crisis: Childcare in America as Host in 1999.
  • Labor Pains as Sarah Raymond in 2000.
  • Door to Door as Shelly Soomky Brady in 2002.
  • Behind the Red Door as Natalie in 2003.
  • The Woodsman as Vicki in 2004.
  • The Closer (109 episodes) as Brenda Leigh Johnson in 2005.
  • The Game Plan as Stella Peck in 2007.
  • Justice League: The New Frontier as Lois Lane (voice) in 2008.
  • Gamer as Gina Parker Smith in 2009.
  • Conan (1 episode) as Self in 2010.
  • The Possession as Stephanie Brenek in 2012
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1 episode) as Chief Wuntch (6 episodes) as Chief Madeline Wuntch (5 episodes) as Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch in 2013.
  • The Humbling as Louise Trenner in 2014.
  • Big Sky as Dee in 2015.
  • The Edge of Seventeen as Mona Franklin in 2016.
  • Ten Days in the Valley (10 episodes) as Jane Sadler in 2017.
  • Submission as Sherrie Swenson in 2018.
  • Villains as Gloria in 2019.
  • Endings, Beginnings as Ingrid in 2020.
  • Call Your Mother (13 episodes) as Jean Raines in 2021.
  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special as Kyra Sedgwick (voice) in 2022.