I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly.
Sedgwick's role in the series won her a Golden Globe Award in 2007 and an Emmy Award in 2010. She is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer.