More Kyra Sedgwick Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Secondhand Lions)A versatile star of stage and screen, Kyra Sedgwick has received two Golden Globe nominations, a Theatre Award, a Los Angeles Drama Desk Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award. She most recently won accolades for her riveting performance of Delia in Rebecca Miller's Personal Velocity, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and the Showtime original movie Behind The Red Door opposite Kiefer Sutherland.
Sedgwick's screen roles include a starring role opposite John Travolta in the box office hit Phenomenon, directed by Jon Turtletaub. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her scene-stealing performance in the 1995 romantic comedy, Something To Talk About. Her other credits include Born on the Fourth of July as Tom Cruise's high school sweetheart; Mr. and Mrs. Bridge with Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward and Cameron Crowe's Singles.
In television, Sedgwick recently starred in the TNT movie Door to Door, with William H. Macy. She also executive produced and starred opposite Helen Mirren in Showtime's Losing Chase, which originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received a Golden Globe and Cable Ace nomination.
Sedgwick's theater work includes a triumphant run in Nicholas Hytner's Twelfth Night at Lincoln Center, Ah Wilderness, for which she won the Theater Award, and David Mamet's Oleanna, which garnered her a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award and a Dramalogue Award.
She will be seen in the independent feature The Woodsmen, opposite Kevin Bacon, and is currently shooting the Showtime feature Cavedweller, which she is also producing alongside David Yudain, directed by Lisa Cholodenko.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Secondhand Lions" (12-Oct-2003)