From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kearran Giovanni is an American actress, best known for her role as Detective Amy Sykes in the TNT police procedural series Major Crimes.Giovanni was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and raised in Katy, Texas.She attended in The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and later University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music. In 2004, she moved to New York, and began her career on Broadway. She appeared in number of productions, including Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Catch Me If You Can, Guys and Dolls, Sweet Charity, and Tarzan.Giovanni had a recurring role of Dr. Vivian Wright on the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live from 2009 to series finale in 2012.On February, 2012, Giovanni has won her first series regular role of Detective Amy Sykes in the TNT police procedural series Major Crimes opposite Mary McDonnell. The series premiered on August 13, 2012. She also guest-starred on Royal Pains in 2012, and on Beauty and the Beast in 2013.