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Kyra Sedgwick On Learning Husband Kevin Bacon Is Her Cousin…

Kyra Sedgewick reveals that her and Kevin Bacon are related, while on a panel for during the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Sunday to promote her new ABC drama, “Ten Days in the Valley.” Kyra was asked about a previous episode of PBS’ “Finding Your Roots” that revealed that she and husband Bacon are distant cousins. The couple, who tied the knot in 1988, have two adult children together.

“I figured I was going to be related to Kevin Bacon — I mean, most white people are related, ultimately,” the “Closer” alum said with a laugh.

“I wasn’t surprised, honestly,” she continued. “Frankly, I figured that was part the reason that they wanted to do both of us. I had to act surprised.”

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