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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.
By United Press International
Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates, George Clooney, Jessica Chastain and Ben Kingsley are to be presenters at this weekend's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Stars line up to be SAG Awards presenters

Stars line up to be SAG Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh and Jean Dujardin are confirmed to be presenters at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Bacon and Sedgwick's pooch Paulie dies

Bacon and Sedgwick's pooch Paulie dies

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Bacon says Paulie, the Lab mix dog he and his wife Kyra Sedgwick adopted in 1999, has died.
'Family,' '30 Rock' lead TV SAG nods

'Family,' '30 Rock' lead TV SAG nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- "Modern Family" dominated with five nods when the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced Wednesday.
Pellegrino to appear on 'The Closer'

Pellegrino to appear on 'The Closer'

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- Actor Mark Pellegrino has booked a recurring role on the U.S. police drama series "The Closer," a producer on the show said.
'The Closer' to end with Season 7

'The Closer' to end with Season 7

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- TNT says its popular U.S. police drama "The Closer" will end with Season 7 in 2011.
Stars lining up for SAG Awards show

Stars lining up for SAG Awards show

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, Meryl Streep and Sigourney Weaver have signed up to be presenters at Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
'Dexter,' 'Love' vie for drama Globe

'Dexter,' 'Love' vie for drama Globe

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "Big Love," "Dexter," "House," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" were nominated for the Golden Globe for best television drama series in Los Angeles Tuesday.
Bacon, Sedgwick to present Emmy together

Bacon, Sedgwick to present Emmy together

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Celebrity couple Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick are to present an award together at the upcoming Emmys show in Los Angeles, CBS said Tuesday.
Beau Bridges books 'Closer' gig

Beau Bridges books 'Closer' gig

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Beau Bridges has signed on to appear in an upcoming episode of the U.S. television drama, "The Closer," TVGuide.com reported.
Coolidge to appear in 'The Closer'

Coolidge to appear in 'The Closer'

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Comic actress Jennifer Coolidge is to appear in the U.S. police drama, "The Closer," TNT announced Wednesday.
QVC selling Kyra's 'Closer' bag

QVC selling Kyra's 'Closer' bag

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) -- The home shopping television network QVC is planning to sell a version of the black tote bag character Brenda carries on the U.S. drama series "The Closer."

Globes recognizes several new TV shows

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Quite a few new TV shows, including "Mad Men," "Damages," "Pushing Daisies" and "The Tudors," were recognized with Golden Globe nods Thursday in Hollywood.

Field wins Emmy for 'Brothers & Sisters'

LOS ANGELES , Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Sally Field won the prize for best lead actress in a drama series at the 59th annual Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
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Kyra Sedgwick
Actress Kyra Sedgwick, star of TNT's "The Closer", holds a replica plaque during a ceremony honoring her with the 2,384th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on June 8, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Kyra Minturn Sedgwick (born August 19, 1965) is an American actress.

Sedgwick is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer. Sedgwick's role in the series won her a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010. The series will come to a close in 2011, following the completion of its seventh season.

Sedgwick was born in New York City, the daughter of Patricia (née Rosenwald), a speech teacher and educational/family therapist, and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, a venture capitalist. Her father was Episcopalian and of English heritage, and her mother was Jewish. On her father's side, she is a descendant of Judge Theodore Sedgwick, Endicott Peabody (the founder of the Groton School), William Ellery (a signer of the Declaration of Independence), and the Reverend John Lathrop. Sedgwick is also the first cousin once removed of actress Edie Sedgwick, a niece of the writer John Sedgwick, a sister of actor Robert Sedgwick, and half-sister of jazz guitarist Mike Stern.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kyra Sedgwick."
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