hails from Upper Manhattan's socialite circles - her cousin is Edie Sedgwick, who inspired "Like A Rolling Stone
" and "All Tomorrow's Parties
She is best known as Georgia-born, CIA-trained Brenda Leigh Johnson, Chief of the LAPD's Major Crimes Division, on TNT's crime drama The Closer
. She has been Emmy-nominated six times for the role - finally winning in 2010 - and won a Golden Globe in 2007.
She has been married to Footloose
star Kevin Bacon
since 1988 and has two children, Travis and Sosie. On Discovering Your Roots
, she and Bacon were discovered to be (distant) cousins.