Kyra Minturn Sedgwick was born 19 August 1965 in New York City, New York, United States to Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1928-) and Patricia Rosenwald (bef1965-) . She married Kevin Norwood Bacon (1958-) 4 September 1988 .

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick Bacon is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. Sedgwick's role in the series won her a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010. The series ended on August 13, 2012, following the completion of its seventh season. She is also known for her recurring role as Madeline Wuntch on the successful sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Sedgwick was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance in Something to Talk About (1995). Sedgwick's other film roles include Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Cameron Crowe's Singles (1992), Heart and Souls (1992), Phenomenon (1996), What's Cooking (2000), Secondhand Lions (2003), The Game Plan (2007), and The Possession (2012). She also has one of the starring roles in the critically acclaimed 2016 comedy-drama movie The Edge of Seventeen.

Marriage and Family

Sedgwick married actor Kevin Bacon on September 4, 1988. Sedgwick learned in 2011, via her appearance on the U.S. TV show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, that she and Kevin Bacon are 9th cousins, once removed.

The couple have two children, Travis Sedgwick Bacon (born June 23, 1989) and Sosie Ruth Bacon (born March 15, 1992). The family resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.


Offspring of Kevin Norwood Bacon and Kyra Minturn Sedgwick (1965)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Travis Sedgwick Bacon (1989-)
Sosie Ruth Bacon (1992-)

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