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The Closer 

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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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James Duff
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 72 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Kyra Sedgwick ...  Brenda Leigh Johnson 109 episodes, 2005-2012
J.K. Simmons ...  Will Pope 109 episodes, 2005-2012
Corey Reynolds ...  David Gabriel 109 episodes, 2005-2012
Robert Gossett ...  Russell Taylor 109 episodes, 2005-2012
G.W. Bailey ...  Louie Provenza 109 episodes, 2005-2012
Jon Tenney ...  Fritz Howard 109 episodes, 2005-2012
Phillip P. Keene ...  Buzz Watson / ... 109 episodes, 2005-2012
Tony Denison ...  Andy Flynn 108 episodes, 2005-2012
Michael Paul Chan ...  Mike Tao 107 episodes, 2005-2012
Raymond Cruz ...  Julio Sanchez 105 episodes, 2005-2012
Gina Ravera ...  Irene Daniels 44 episodes, 2005-2009
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Storyline

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 southern 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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Confess. You're hooked. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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The appearance of her oatmeal colored sweater is a sign that Brenda is overwhelmed and under a lot of stress - the sweater acts as her security blanket. See more »

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Det. Lt. Provenza: Ok, everybody; mark the date.
[long pause]
Det. Lt. Provenza: I was wrong.
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Referenced in The Task: Pilot (2016) See more »

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The Closer
6 August 2005 | by Luvjoy1948-1See 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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2005 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital (season 1)| Dolby Digital (seasons 2-7)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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