"They'll bring you in. She'll make you talk." Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases.
Last Episode07x21 The Last Word Aired: Aug. 13, 2012
In the series finale, we bid a final farewell to Brenda Leigh Johnson. Stay tuned to the next show, Major Crimes, which will pick up from the … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti is a Consulting Producer on The Closer, and Los Angeles Police Department detective Mike Berchem is the show's Technical Advisor.
- The appearance of her oatmeal colored sweater is a sign that Brenda is overwhelmed and under a lot of stress - the sweater acts like her security blanket.
- Each series of "The Closer" has a theme on which its episodes are based. For Season 1, the theme is a woman in a man's world. Season 2 is about partnerships. Season 3 is family. Season 4 is…
[show]Each series of "The Closer" has a theme on which its episodes are based. For Season 1, the theme is a woman in a man's world. Season 2 is about partnerships. Season 3 is family. Season 4 is described by James Duff as a meditation on power in its many forms - natural and human. The theme for Season 5 is change, while season six seems to deal with adjustment.