Who is Kyra Sedgewick?

Kyra Sedgewick is an actress, director, and producer from the United States who received recognition and fame after the tv film, Something to Talk About in 1995 and other various films like Born on the Fourth of July, Heart and Souls, The Possession, and so on.

Quick Info
Full NameKyra Minturn Sedgewick
Date of Birth19th August 1965
Birth PlaceNew York city of United States
Parent(s)Patricia Sedgewick and Henry Dwight Sedgewick
Birth signLeo
Net Worth45 million dollars

Personal life

Sedgewick is a committed woman and is the mother of 2 children. She was first known to have dated Matthew Broderick in the past. She tied her knot with actor Kevin Bacon on 4th September of 1988 after dating for a year. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Travis Sedgewick Bacon in 1989, and their second child in 1992, a daughter named Sosie Ruth Bacon. Her children followed her footsteps and are now an actor and actress.

Sedgewick is active on Twitter and has over 99.5 thousand followers. She can be connected with @kairasedgewick on Twitter. She is not an Instagram user.

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Physical statistics & others

Kyra Sedgewick is 55 years old as of 2020. She is beautiful and has a slim body build. She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall having a bodyweight of about 56 kg. She has blonde, curly hair and light brown eyes. She is known for her charming smile and radiant face. She also has a few tattoos on her body.

Sedgewick belongs to white ethnicity and has Dutch, German, Scottish, and English ancestry. Her nationality is American. Her birth sign is Leo and her sexual orientation is straight.

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Early life

Kyra Sedgewick was born on 19th August of 1965 in New York City of United States. Her full name is Kyra Minturn Sedgewick and was born to a speech teacher, Patricia Sedgewick, and a venture capitalist, Henry Dwight Sedgewick V. Sedgewick came from a prestigious family and grew up in a Jewish family. Later her parents got separated and her mother remarried to an art dealer, ben heller.

Sedgewick finished her schooling at Friends Seminary in Manhattan. She shortly joined Sarah Lawrence College and later graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre.



Kyra Sedgewick made her film debut in 1985 from the American drama film War and Love where she starred as Halina alongside co-stars Sebastian Kansas, David Spielberg, and others. Following year, she starred and played major roles in the films like Tai-Pan, Born on the Fourth of July, Pyrates, Singles, Heart and Souls, Murder in the First, and so on.

Sedgewick also played a major role along with Julia Roberts(who was in a relationship with Matthew Perry ) and Dennis Quaid in an American comedy-drama film, Something To Talk About for which she received nominations for American Comedy Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, and 2 Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards. in 2001, she earned her first DVD Exclusive Awards for Best Actress for her performance in the romantic comedy film Labor Pains.

Since then, she has appeared in a number of films like Phenomenon, Montana, Just a Kiss, Secondhand Lions, Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman, Behind the Red Door, The Woodsman, Cavedweller, Loverboy, The Game Plan, Justice League: The New Frontier and so on.


Kyra Sedgewick made her television debut in 1982 making her regular appearance in the soap opera series called Another World where she portrayed the character of Julia Shearer. She started playing a small role in other television series like ABC Afterschool Special, Miami Vice, Amazing Stories, Women & Men: Stories of Seduction, Talk to Me, American Experience and others.

She also made her appearance in 6 episodes of the series Queens Supreme as ADA Quinn Coleman. In 2005, she landed another major role in an American tv police procedural series, The Closer. In the series, she portrayed the character of Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson making her appearance in over 109 episodes. Her performance earned her Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and multiple nominations. In 2010, she made another small appearance in the tv series Sesame Street as Camouflage Carla. She landed a recurring role in the tv series Brooklyn Nine-Nine in 2014 as Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch. In 2017, she made a regular appearance in the tv series Ten Days in the Valley as Jane Sadler.

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Sedgewick has also appeared in a number of tv films like Lemon Sky, Women & Men 2, Miss Rose White, Family Pictures, Door to Door, and Something the Lord Made of which from the tv film, Story of a Girl she earned Alliance of Women Film Journalist Awards in 2017.

Kyra Sedgewick will next appear in the tv series, Call Your Mother as Jean Raines in 2021.

Directing credits:

Kyra Sedgewick has also directed a number of episodes of television series in 2019. Her first directorial debut was from the television film, Story of a Girl in 2017. In 2019, she directed a single episode of the series God friended Me, Grace, and Frankie, In the dark, City on a Hill, and Ray Donovan. She also directed the film Girls Weekend that year. In 2020, she directed an episode called “Dillman” of the tv series, Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Net worth

As of 2020, Kyra Sedgewick’s net worth is estimated to be around 45 million dollars. She is already a successful television actress and earns major portions of her earnings from the television field. She does earn little more as a director and as a film & television producer. She has also appeared in a number of films. Currently, it is estimated that she earns about 350 thousand dollars per episode. her net worth of 45 million dollars is the sum earning of her career as well as her husband Kevin Bacon. Together with her husband, she owns a house in the Los Angeles neighborhood and huge properties in the United States.