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The Closer's Kyra Sedgwick to Play Deputy Chief on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Kyra Sedgwick Brooklyn Nine-Nine

TV’s erstwhile Closer, Kyra Sedgwick, has reopened the door to small-screen endeavors, with a guest-starring arc — as a deputy police chief — on Fox’s cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

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As reported by Entertainment Weekly, Sedgwick will appear in two episodes as Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch, a longtime foil of Emmy nominee Andre Braugher’s Captain Holt. As part of a precincts-wide evaluation, Wuncth aims to take down the 9-9.

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The role marks Sedgwick’s first on-camera TV role since closing shop at The Closer in 2012. She currently exec-produces TNT’s Proof, starring Jennifer Beals and debuting next year.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine opens its sophomore run on Sept. 28, now airing Sundays at 8:30/7:30c. Sedgwick first appears in Episode 2.