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Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Minturn Sedgwick was born on August 19, 1965 in New York City, to Patricia (Rosenwald), a family and speech therapist, and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, a venture capitalist. Her mother was from an upper-class German Jewish family, and her father was from a wealthy Massachusetts clan of English descent, with many prominent ancestors (including ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Gamer Gina Parker Smith
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 2017/II Submission (post-production)
Sherrie Swenson
 2016 After Darkness (completed)
Georgina Beaty
 2016 The Edge of Seventeen
 2015 Big Sky
 2015 Cop Car
Dispatch (voice)
 2014 Reach Me
 2014 Time Out of Mind
Karen / Fake Sheila
 2014 The Road Within
Dr. Mia Rose
 2013/I Chlorine
 2013 Kill Your Darlings
Marian Carr (uncredited)
 2005 Loverboy
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Mary Blalock
 2003 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (Video)
Batwoman (voice)
 2003 Behind the Red Door
 2002 Stanley (TV Series)
Park Ranger
- Woodpecker Woes/P.U. Pup (2002) ... Park Ranger (voice)
 2002 Just a Kiss
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie)
Shelly Soomky Brady
 2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Helena Greene
- All of Me (2002) ... Helena Greene
 2002 Personal Velocity
Delia Shunt
 2001 Hudson's Law (TV Movie)
 2000 Labor Pains
Sarah Raymond
 1998 Montana
Claire Kelsky
 1996 Losing Chase (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Cole
 1995 The Low Life
 1995 Murder in the First
Blanche, Hooker
 1993 Family Pictures (TV Movie)
Nina Eberlin
 1992 Miss Rose White (TV Movie)
Rose White
 1991 Pyrates
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Ruth Bridge
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Donna, Ron's Girlfriend
 1988 Kansas
Prostitute Drifter
 1988 Lemon Sky
 1987 The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (TV Movie)
Lillian Salo
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Wide Net (1987)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Dora Johnson
- Thanksgiving (1986) ... Dora Johnson
 1986 Tai-Pan
Tess Brock
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Sarah MacPhail
- Phil the Shill (1985) ... Sarah MacPhail
 1985 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Cindy Eller
- Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (1985) ... Cindy Eller
 1985 War and Love
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Played "Olivia" in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at Lincoln Center (1998). See more »

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9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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I enjoy fans coming over. I don't do this job and then look to run away from people and hide behind security. I love what I do. If a good play came along I'd grab it, but what I really want is more films. I'm a workhorse actor. See more »


She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City. See more »



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