Six Degrees of Sarah Lawrence at The Emmys

Sarah Lawrence College alumna Kyra Sedgwick won her first Emmy Award for her lead role as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson in the hit TNT show The Closer. Sedgwick edged out fellow alumna Julianna Margulies ‘89, who was nominated for her role in CBS's The Good Wife. The show also received a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series.

Showtime's Nurse Jackie, which was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, co-stars Merrit Wever ’02, who plays impressionable nursing student Zoey Barlow.

Producers Joshua Maurer ’86 and Alixandre Witlin-Mauer ’87, along with their production company City Entertainment, received nine Emmy nominations for their Lifetime Television biopic, Georgia O'Keefe.

Also this year, Lost, originally created by J.J. Abrams ’88, received multiple nominations in the following categories for a Drama Series: Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actor
Outstanding Director, and Outstanding Writing.

Congratulations to all our outstanding alums!