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Kyra Sedgwick feels ‘lucky’ she found husband Kevin Bacon




Kyra Sedgwick knows she’s got a good thing with her husband, Kevin Bacon.

When asked by Page Six what the secret behind her 36-year marriage to the actor is, she told us, “We’re really lucky. We got lucky really young.

“[But] you know it’s work, it’s always going to be work,” she continued while attending the 44th annual New York Women in Film and Television Muse Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street earlier this week.

“A partnership for that long demands a lot of you … I feel like a very lucky woman.”

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
Kyra Sedgwick said she and Kevin Bacon “got lucky really young.” Kyra Sedgwick/Instagram
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
The two connected while filming 1987’s “Lemon Sky.” Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

The pair first crossed paths when Sedgwick was 12 in 1977. However, they reconnected while filming “Lemon Sky” in 1987 and married the following year.

The two — who share son Travis, 34, and daughter Sosie, 32 — have delighted fans on Instagram by posting quirky videos where they serenade their menagerie of farm Animals or dance together.

Most recently, Bacon and Sedgwick paid homage to “Footloose” — which shot the former to stardom in 1984 — by donning matching outfits while lip-synching to the Muni Long song “Made For Me.”

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
They married the following year and live in Manhattan. Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
They share two children, including actress Sosie Bacon. Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

“They say after you’ve been together for a while you start to look alike. I don’t see it,” the couple wrote in the caption of the Instagram video.

In the clip, the couple strutted down a hallway, wearing white tank tops and jeans, just like Bacon’s “Footloose” character.

In a 2020 People interview, the “Leave The World Behind” star, 65, gushed about Sedgwick, calling her his person.

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.
The couple have charmed fans on Instagram with their quirky videos. Kyra Sedgwick/Instagram
Kevin Bacon.
The videos often feature the couple’s menagerie of farm animals. Kyra Sedgwick/Instagram

“Kyra and I believe in each other as actors, as directors and as talent. She’s never been anything other than supportive of me,” he shared.

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“She doesn’t have a competitive bone in her body when it comes to me. She takes my successes as hers. I’m the same way,” he continued. “Her partnership is invaluable. I found someone I was meant to be with.”

Kyra Sedgwick.
Sedgwick spoke to Page Six at the Muse Awards. Marion Curtis/StarPix for for NYWIFT/Shutterstock
Kyra Sedgwick.
She was honored along with Fran Drescher and Alex Borstein. Marion Curtis/StarPix for for NYWIFT/Shutterstock

The two of them recently announced that they will be working together in the upcoming comedy, “Connescence.”

It’s the first time they’ve worked together since starring in the 2004 film “Cavedweller” together.

Sedgwick was honored at the Muse Awards, alongside “Marvellous Mrs. Maisel” star Alex Borstein and Fran Drescher.