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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

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 Brenda Leigh Johnson (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Will Pope (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 David Gabriel (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Russell Taylor (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Louie Provenza (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Fritz Howard (109 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Andy Flynn (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Buzz Watson (108 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Mike Tao (107 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Julio Sanchez (105 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Irene Daniels (44 episodes, 2005-2009)
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, formerly Atlanta police officer and CIA-trained interrogator, is given the opportunity to run her own division of elite officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her unusual procedure for obtaining confessions, blatant disregard for politics, and country accent make her a marked woman. However, with all the bluster and bravado, she still maintains her title, The Closer. Written by Willie Nelson Crane Jr

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The coroner Dr. Crippen was most likely named so as an inside joke, since Dr. Crippen was a wife murderer who was found guilty and hanged in the early twentieth century. See more »

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Brenda Leigh Johnson: Thank you, thank you so much.
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The Closer
6 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Closer is one of the best new shows on television today. Kyra Sedgwick does an outstanding job. She shows that women can handle themselves in the law enforcement industry. She has a tough time fitting in with the male members of her team because she is so much brighter and more insightful then they are. I also feel they are rather intimidated by her actions. She is able to get more information from the law breakers then the men can. I believe she makes the show what it is. She is an amazing actress. I am also a fan of all the Law and Order shows. I feel this one is up to the same standards as those as are the CSI shows. I think this show should continue and will rank close with the other law and order shows. Give this show a chance and it will surprise you. I am glad the network took the chance with this new show because it shows that they looked beyond the negativity that some viewers might have with shows like this one.


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