the closer

6 prominent J.K. Simmons roles after The Closer ended

From voicing a cartoon lion who is also a mayor to being William Frawley, is there anything J.K. Simmons can't do?

Kyra Sedgwick's first acting job was in a 1982 soap opera

One small role kicked off a legendary career for Sedgwick.

Brenda Leigh Johnson is a character Kyra Sedgwick never got tired of playing

Sedgwick got to grow with Brenda Leigh Johnson, and she thought it was fascinating.

Who are we describing: Sharon Raydor or Lilly Rush?

How well do you know these two characters?

Kyra Sedgwick once got teary-eyed on the set of The Closer

The actress shed a few tears thinking about her family.

Kyra Sedgwick said Brenda Leigh Johnson's personal life was a mess

Sedgwick said Johnson was "such an intriguing character to play."

The Closer series creator insisted Brenda have an accent

James Duff wanted to break a stigma.