Kearran Giovanni stars as Det. Amy Sykes the ambitious undercover police detective and military veteran on the TNT drama “Major Crimes”.
She embarked on an illustrious theater career in the national tour of the critically acclaimed Broadway show “The Lion King” and continued to cut her teeth on stage, performing roles in major productions such as “Catch Me If You Can, Anything Goes”, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, “Sweet Charity” and starred alongside Tony and Emmy nominated actor, Hugh Jackman, in his one-man hit show “Hugh Jackman: Back On Broadway”.
Giovanni was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and raised in Katy, Texas.
Giovanni is actively involved with the Sunshine Kids Organization which was founded by MAJOR CRIMES cast member and friend, G. W. Bailey and is dedicated to providing extensive, fun programs and events to children receiving cancer treatments across America. She is especially active in The Lupus Foundation, as her mom succumbed to the autoimmune disorder. Additionally, her mother’s commitment to teaching ignited Giovanni’s philanthropic passion for ‘The Special Olympics,’ of which she is an active supporter and continues to be a staunch advocate for community service, dance programs and art projects that are centered on helping children
“Major Crimes” is a spin-off of the hugely successful series, “The Closer”.
It airs Monday nights at 8pm on TNT.