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Kyra Sedgwick of 'The Closer'
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"
Nomination Status: Former winner is a longshot in her last chance.
In Her Favor: This was the final season for "The Closer" and, once upon a time, Emmy voters really loved Kyra Sedgwick's performance on this show. It's unclear when she'll be doing TV next, so if voters want to honor her one last time... Here it is.
Working Against Her: Kyra Sedgwick's disappearance from the Emmy field is a true mystery. Four straight nominations, followed by a fifth nomination and a win in 2010. And then... Gone. Did Kyra Sedgwick suddenly stop being good on "The Closer"? Serious question. I'm not a "Closer" viewer, so I wouldn't know. Anyway... You don't magically make it back into the field after two years away and Sedgwick won't buck that precedent.