|Affiliation||Los Angeles Police Department|
|Division|| Force Investigation Division (The Closer)|
Major Crimes Division (Major Crimes)
|Family||Richard William "Ricky" Raydor (Son), Emily Raydor (Daughter), Rusty Beck (Adopted Son)|
|Spouse(s)||Jackson Raydor (divorced)|
|Played by||Mary McDonnell|
|First appearance||Red Tape|
Sharon O'Dwyer Raydor is the head of the Major Crimes Division on Major Crimes.
In her first appearance, Raydor worked for the Force Investigation Division, a division of the LAPD Internal Affairs Group which scrutinizes LAPD officer-involved shootings and other uses of force. She investigated Sgt. Gabriel after he was involved in a shooting with a homicide suspect.
Now the lead officer of Major Crimes, her superior officer is Assistant Chief Taylor.
Sharon is estranged from her husband Jack, an attorney who moved to Las Vegas to gamble. They have a son, named Richard, and a daughter Emily. She was the legal guardian of Rusty Beck, a homicide witness in the Phillip Stroh case, one of Chief Johnson's last cases in Major Crimes.In "Down the Drain," Sharon was officially divorced and officially adopted Rusty. Sharon has developed a relationship with Lieutenant Andy Flynn over the course of Major Crimes, going with him as his date to his daughter's wedding and the Nutcracker among other things. When confronted by Flynn's daughter Nicole, both adamantly claim they are not dating though when Rusty points out how often they go out together into date-like environments, both are shown to be shocked by the revelation. Sharon asks Rusty about it afterwards and he tells her that she and Flynn are "not dating" several times a month. In Snitch, Flynn decides to ask her on an actual date and Sharon accepts. In Hostage to Fortune, the two inform Assistant Chief Taylor of the change in their relationship, telling they are "old school" dating.
- Her address is 4411 Los Feliz Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.
- Her phone number is 323-555-0112
- Maiden name is O'Dwyer as revealed in "Down the Drain"
- She seems to occasionally get insights into a case when talking to Rusty as shown in Cheaters Never Prosper and Turn Down.
|The Closer Characters|
|Brenda Leigh Johnson • Sharon Raydor • Fritz Howard • Will Pope • Russell Taylor • David Gabriel • Louie Provenza • Andy Flynn • Michael Tao • Julio Sanchez • Irene Daniels • Buzz Watson • Dr. Morales|
|Major Crimes Characters|
|Sharon Raydor • Louie Provenza • Andy Flynn • Michael Tao • Julio Sanchez • Amy Sykes • Rusty Beck • Fritz Howard • Russell Taylor • Buzz Watson • Dr. Morales|