August 19, 1965
55 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
35-25-35 in | 89-63.5-89 cm
56 kg | 123.5 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Kyra Minturn Sedgwick was born in New York City, New York, United States, on August 19, 1965, is an American actress.
Young Kyra Sedgwick began her professional acting career at the age of 16.
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama movie War and Love (1985) in role as Halina.
She got her television debut in NBC soap opera Another World (1982-1983) in role as Julia Shearer.
Her breakthrough performance came as Donna in biographical war drama film Born on the Fourth of July (1989).
She landed her directorial debut with drama movie Story of a Girl (2017), for which she won the Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award for Best Female-Directed Narrative Feature.
Endings, Beginnings (2019) drama in role as Ingrid, opposite Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan and Sebastian Stan
Villains (2019) comedy horror in role as Gloria, with Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe and Blake Baumgartner
After Darkness (2019) science fiction in role as Georgina Beaty, opposite Natalia Dyer and Tim Daly
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award, American Comedy Award and a Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Emma Rae King in comedy drama film Something to Talk About (1995).
She won a DVD Exclusive Award for Best Actress for her role as Sarah Raymond in romantic comedy drama film Labor Pains (2000).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film for her performance as Rose White in drama television film Miss Rose White (1992).
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Delia Byrd in drama movie Cavedweller (2004).
She was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her performance as Vicki in drama film The Woodsman (2004).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julia in fantasy comedy drama movie Heart and Souls (1993).
The Edge of Seventeen (2016) coming-of-age comedy drama opposite Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson and Haley Lu Richardson
Singles (1992) romantic comedy with Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott and Matt Dillon
Murder in the First (1995) legal drama opposite Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman and Christian Slater
Secondhand Lions (2003) coming-of-age drama with Michael Caine, Robert Duvall and Haley Joel Osment
Phenomenon (1996) romantic fantasy drama opposite John Travolta, Forest Whitaker and Robert Duvall
Something the Lord Made (2004) drama with Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey and Gabrielle Union
Something to Talk About (1995) comedy drama opposite Julia Roberts, Dennis Quaid and Robert Duvall
She voiced Batwoman in animated superhero movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003).
She voiced Lois Lane in animated superhero action film Justice League: The New Frontier (2008).
She won the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in TNT police procedural television series The Closer (2005-2012).
Talk to Me (2000) ABC sitcom in role as Janey Munroe
Queens Supreme (2003) CBS courtroom dramedy television series in role as ADA Quinn Coleman
She had recurring role as Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch in police procedural comedy television series Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2014-2020).
Ten Days in the Valley (2017-2018) ABC drama series in role as Jane Sadler
Call Your Mother (2021- ) ABC multi-camera sitcom in role as Jean Raines
Graduated from the Friends Seminary in New York City.
Studied at the Sarah Lawrence College, in Yonkers, New York.
Graduated from the University of Southern California, with a theater degree.
Studied acting at Michael Howard Studios and at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, in New York City.
Has younger brother, Robert.
Has Jewish and English ancestry.
She received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard in 2009.
Lives in Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.
She dated actor Matthew Broderick.
She married actor Kevin Bacon in 1988, they have a son, Travis Sedgwick Bacon and a daughter, Sosie Ruth Bacon.