Date of Birth : Aug 19th 1965
Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actress. In 2007, Sedgwick won Best Actress for lead role in a dramatic TV series at the Golden Globes for her role in The Closer.
Sedgwick was born in New York City, daughter of Patricia (née Rosenwald), a speech teacher, and Henry Dwight Sedgwick V, a venture capitalist. On her father’s side, she is a descendant of Judge Theodore Sedgwick; Endicott Peabody, the founder of the Groton School; William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence; Rev. John Lathrop; and Governor Thomas Dudley; first cousin once removed of Edie Sedgwick, a star of Andy Warhol’s early films; niece of the writer John Sedgwick and half-sister of jazz guitarist Mike Stern. Sedgwick’s father was Episcopalian and her mother was Jewish, and Sedgwick considers herself Jewish; A 1996 interview referred to her as “an all-American Jewish WASP actress”. Sedgwick graduated from the University of Southern California.
Sedgwick and her husband, Kevin Bacon, reside on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. They were married on September 4, 1988, and they have two children, Travis Bacon (born June 23, 1989 in Los Angeles, California) and Sosie Ruth Bacon (born March 15, 1992).