Kevin Bacon marks 35 years of matrimony to Kyra Sedgwick with one simple sentence

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick’s love story began in a setting typical of Hollywood romances – on a movie set.

It was 1987, and the film ‘Lemon Sky’ became the backdrop for their initial meeting.
Bacon, already a familiar face with his ‘Footloose’ fame, encountered Sedgwick, a rising star in her own right.


This meeting marked the beginning of a journey that would defy the often fleeting nature of Hollywood relationships.

Their connection was immediate and profound, leading to a swift engagement within the same year they met.

By 1988, they exchanged vows, embarking on a marital journey that many in Hollywood might envy.
Their wedding symbolized not just the union of two individuals but also the merging of two promising Hollywood careers.

The couple’s family life blossomed with the arrival of their children, Travis and Sosie.
Parenthood added a new dimension to their relationship, intertwining their personal and professional lives.

As their children grew, so did Bacon and Sedgwick’s careers, navigating the challenges of Hollywood while maintaining a stable family life.

Bacon’s recollection of their first meeting reveals the depth of his immediate attraction to Sedgwick.
He described being ‘knocked out’ by her presence, a testament to the instant connection he felt.

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Sedgwick, too, experienced a profound realization, describing a moment of waking up and feeling ‘like home’, recognizing Bacon as her life partner.

Their professional collaboration is another facet of their relationship.
Sedgwick, taking the director’s chair in the film ‘Space Oddity’, showcased a nuanced view of Bacon’s acting skills, showing their ability to work seamlessly together.

This professional synergy is a reflection of their deep understanding and respect for each other’s craft.

Beyond the silver screen, Bacon and Sedgwick have shown a commitment to social and political causes.

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Their participation in the Hollywood actors’ strike in New York City is a prime example.
Bacon’s Instagram post during this event underscored their solidarity with fellow actors, highlighting their willingness to stand up for their beliefs.

Over the years, the couple has navigated the ups and downs of Hollywood life with grace and resilience.
They’ve witnessed changes in the industry, the evolution of media, and the shifting landscape of celebrity culture, yet their relationship has remained a constant, unwavering force.

From young actors in the late 80s to seasoned veterans in the industry, their journey has been marked by mutual support, understanding, and a shared sense of humor, which they both cite as crucial to their relationship’s longevity.

But Ultimately, for Kevin, it all boils down to one thing- true love.

To mark their 35 years together in a sweet post on social media, he posted a picture from their early beginnings and captioned it with a single sentence.

“35 years feels like a heartbeat. #Anniversary”

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