She is recognized well for portraying deputy chief Brenda Leigh Johnson in a crime drama named The Closer on TNT. Kyra Sedgwick is an American actress and producer. The role she did in The Closer won her a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010. Born in New York City, Kyra’s Mother was a Speech teacher as well as an educational/family therapist and her father was a venture capitalist. Although her parents parted ways when she was mere four years old and eventually got a divorce when she was 6, and her mother got married to Ben Heller.
Kyra completed her Schooling from Friends seminary and attended Sarah Lawrence College, but in the middle of her session, she transferred to the University of Southern California for graduating with a theater degree. At the age of 16, Sedgwick appeared in a Television Soap Another world. She was spotted when she did a strong role in a TV version of Langford’s Wilson Lemon Sky. After that, she went on to do a few Hollywood movies that include Singles, Heart and souls, something to talk about and Phenomenon.
She has also starred in a film, which was made for TV, named Miss Rose White, which eventually got nominated for Emmy award. She has also dubbed for the voice of Batwoman in the animated movie Batman: Mystery of the Batwomen. The best role of Kyra’s career is undoubtedly the Role of deputy chief in THE CLOSER, which gave her several awards along with a golden globe award in 2007 and a primetime Emmy award in 2010. She was also awarded a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame for television. Being married to actor
Kevin Bacon, Kyra has two children named Travis Bacon and Sosie Ruth Bacon respectively. She currently lives on the Upper West of Manhattan. She is the aunt of pop singer George Nozuka and sister of Justin Nozuka.