Strong, Brenda

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STRONG, Brenda


Born March 25, in Brightwood, OR; married Tom Henri (a yoga instructor), January 2000; children: a son. Education: Arizona State University, B.Mus., musical theatre.

Addresses: Manager Liberman Zerman Management, 252 N. Larchmont Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Agent SDB Partners, Inc., 1801 Avenue of the Stars, " 902, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Actress. Yoga teacher in Santa Monica, CA. Appeared in many television commercials, including ads for American Express, Boston Market, Pepsi, Jif peanut butter, and Smith Barney. Crowned Miss Arizona, 1980; competed in the Miss America pageant.


Film Appearances:

Danielle, Weekend Warriors (also known as Hollywood Air Force ), The Movie Store, 1987.

Gretchen the nurse, Spaceballs, MetroGoldwyn Mayer/United Artists, 1987.

(Uncredited) Sexy real estate agent, Skin Deep, 1989.

Laura, My Life, Columbia, 1993.

Claudia, Riley's secretary, Malice, Columbia, 1993.

Doctor, The Craft, Columbia, 1996.

Captain Deladier, Starship Troopers, TriStar, 1997.

Renee Rivera, Undercurrent, 1998.

Melanie Crews, Black Dog, Universal, 1998.

Psychiatrist Emily LaCrosse, Get a Job, 1998.

Ellen, The Deep End of the Ocean, Columbia, 1999.

Jackie Sloane Chevron, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Monarch Home Video, 2002.

Dinner guest, Red Dragon (also known as Roter Drache ), United International, 2002.

Joyce, Missing Brendan, CDW, 2003.

Susan Andrews, Exposed, Mainline Releasing, 2003.

Sergeant Dede Rake, Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Allison King, Scorch, CBS, 1992.

Kathleen Isley, a recurring role, Party of Five, 1996.

Sally Sasser, a recurring role, Sports Night, ABC, 19982000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Desiree, Kenny Rogers as the Gambler, Part IIIThe Legend Continues (also known as The Gambler III: The Legend Continues ), CBS, 1987.

Brenda Primrose, People Like Us, NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Crime Search reporter, Stepfather III (also known as Stepfather 3: Father's Day ), HBO, 1992.

Dr. Sammy Helding, Island City, CBS, 1994.

Dr. Helen Corey, "Come to Granny," Terror Tract (also known as The House on Terror Tract ), USA Network, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Angela Taylor, "The Many Lives of Jonathan," Shadow Chasers, ABC, 1985.

Nadine Aurora, "The Naked and the Dead," St. Elsewhere, 1985.

Miss Speedway, "Twin Engines," Misfits of Science, 1985.

Vicki, "The Cape Cad," Cheers, NBC, 1986.

Lila, "The Assassin," MacGyver, 1986.

Miss Hotchkins, "Miss of the Spider Woman," Sledge Hammer!, 1986.

"Cat and Mouse," Dallas, 1987.

Hilary Sinclair, "Revelations," Hotel, 1987.

Rashella, "When the Bough Breaks," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1988.

"No Exit," Midnight Caller, 1988.

Nun, "The Nun and I," Hooperman, 1989.

Jan Sinclair, "The Model," Matlock, 1989.

O'Grady/Miss Cantrell, "The Perfect Couple Mystery," Father Dowling Mysteries, ABC, 1990.

Janine, "Eldin Imitates Life," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991.

Diane, "Sex, Lies, and Teenagers," Blossom, NBC, 1991.

"My New Best Friend," Anything but Love, ABC, 1991.

Ms. Jones, "Double Play," Twin Peaks, 1991.

Ms. Jones, "Slaves and Masters," Twin Peaks, 1991.

Ms. Jones, "Wounds and Scars," Twin Peaks, 1991.

Ms. Jones, "On the Wings of Love," Twin Peaks, 1991.

Dr. Paige Holland, "Herman au Naturel," Herman's Head, Fox, 1992.

Diane, "House Guests," Blossom, NBC, 1992.

Allison, "The Allison and Ken Story," Grapevine, CBS, 1992.

Sheila, "I Dream of Squidhead," Rachel Gunn, R.N., 1992.

"Warren and the Married Woman," Sibs, 1992.

"Happy Mothers Day," Dark Justice, 1992.

Sarah Evans, "Unlawful Entries," Picket Fences, 1993.

Candy Grayson, "Ladies Night Out," Silk Stalkings, CBS, 1993.

Beatrice Kaufman, "Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, 1993.

Dr. Holland, "I Wanna Go Home, "Herman's Head, 1993.

(Uncredited) Sally Niemeyer, "Into That Good Night," ER (also known as Emergency Room ), NBC, 1994.

Christine Taylor, "The Master Class," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1996.

SueEllen Mishkie, "The Caddy," Seinfeld, NBC, 1996.

SueEllen Mishkie, "The Bottle Deposit," Seinfeld, NBC, 1996.

SueEllen Mishkie, "The Abstinence," Seinfeld, NBC, 1996.

Tara Baker, "Casa Nova," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1996.

Sheryl Coveny, "Eric's Book," Too Something, 1996.

Miss Frost, "Fourth and Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun, 1996.

SueEllen Mishkie, "The Betrayal," Seinfeld, NBC, 1997.

Nina, "Infrequent Flyers," Chicago Sons, NBC, 1997.

Megan, "Traps," Roar, 1997.

Miss Frost, "A Night mare on Dick Street: Parts 1&2," 3rd Rock from the Sun, 1997.

Susan Bend, "The Rebound," The Closer, CBS, 1998.

Kasey Morton, "Good Will Hunting," Odd Man Out, ABC, 1999.

Jana Durham, "It's Not You, It's Me," Any Day Now, Lifetime, 1999.

Marilyn Conray, "Older Women, Younger Men," Safe Harbor, The WB, 1999.

Olivia Clark, "Guilt," Get Real, Fox, 2000.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Help!," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2000.

Beth, "Discrimination," The Michael Richards Show, NBC, 2000.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Gossip," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2000.

Jerry Hill, "Mr. Bo," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Crazy," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2001.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Regrets," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2001.

Dr. Leigh Sapien, "Overload," C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I. ), CBS, 2001.

Loretta, "Liver Let Die," Thieves, ABC, 2001.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Relationships," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2001.

Eva, "Like Mother, Like Daughter," Gilmore Girls, The WB, 2001.

Kay Liddell, "High Anxiety," Dawson's Creek, The WB, 2001.

Marsha Palmer, "Snakes in the Grass," The Court, ABC, 2002.

Marsha Palmer, "A Wing and a Prayer," The Court, ABC, 2002.

Marsha Palmer, "Back in the Bottle," The Court, ABC, 2002.

Theresa, "Scribbling Rivalry," Bram and Alice, CBS, 2002.

"Seinfeld Sidekicks Edition," Weakest Link, NBC, 2002.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Pathetic," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "Suspicion," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002.

Mrs. Carmen Mackoul, "I Really Did," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002.

Marsha Palmer, "Life Sentence," The Court, ABC, 2002.

Julia Brown, "The Great Doctor Brown," Everwood, The WB, 2002.

Amelia, "Family Reunion," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2002.

Julia Brown, "The Unveiling," Everwood, The WB, 2003.

Kimberly Flynn, "The Joint Report A Love Story," A.U.S.A., NBC, 2003.

Iris, "Sofia Lopez," Nip/Tuck, F/X, 2003.

Iris, "Kurt Dempsey," Nip/Tuck, F/X, 2003.

Rebecca McCandless, "Things She Said," The Lyon's Den, NBC, 2003.

Also appeared as Megan, "Traps," Roar; model, The Law and Harry McGraw, CBS; Eileen, Down the Shore, Fox; Heather, The Second Half, NBC; Sheryl Coveny, New York Daze, Fox.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

The Unbelievables, Fox, 1999.

Julia Brown, Everwood, The WB, 2002.

Arlene, The Help, The WB, 2004.


Music Videos:

Appeared in Billy Crystal video You Look Marvelous.