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Brenda Strong is a Actor American born on 25 march 1960 at Brightwood (USA)

Brenda Strong

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Birth name Brenda Strong
Nationality USA
Birth 25 march 1960 (58 years) at Brightwood (USA)

Brenda Lee Strong (born March 25, 1960) is an American actress and yoga instructor. She began her career appearing in guest starring and recurring roles on television shows, include Twin Peaks, Party of Five, Seinfeld, and Sports Night, and was regular cast member in short-lived sitcoms Scorch (1992), and The Help (2004).

Strong had supporting roles in a number of films, include Starship Troopers (1997), Black Dog (1998), The Deep End of the Ocean (1999), Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004) and The Work and the Glory (2004). She is best known for her role as Mary Alice Young in the ABC television comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives (2004–2012), for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards. Strong later starred as Ann Ewing in the TNT prime time soap opera, Dallas (2012–2014), and set to play Queen Nia in the third season of The CW post-apocalyptic drama series, The 100.

Biography

A certified yoga instructor and fertility expert, Strong has experience teaching at UCLA's Mind/Body Institute. She is working on a book about yoga and the woman's journey.

Strong married Tom Henri in July 1989; they have a child, Zakery Henri. She filed for divorce on January 14, 2011. In May, 2015, she married director-actor John Farmanesh-Bocca.

Usually with

Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(1 films)
Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer
(1 films)
Phil Tippett
Phil Tippett
(2 films)
Tom Arnold
Tom Arnold
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Brenda Strong (22 films)

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Actress

You
You (2009)
, 1h24
Directed by Melora Hardin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Brenda Strong, Melora Hardin, Joely Fisher, Allison Mack, Amy Pietz, Jerry Hardin
Roles Paula
Rating66% 3.327373.327373.327373.327373.32737
Husband and wife Rawdon (Gildart Jackson) and Miranda (Melora Hardin) are soulmates. Their love for each other is palpable as they lie in bed treasuring their 6 month old daughter Quincey. Miranda fantasizes about the speech she plans to make when, one day in their future, she will give this tiny infant away at her wedding.
Ocean of Pearls, 1h37
Genres Drama
Actors Navi Rawat, Heather McComb, Brenda Strong, Rena Owen, Dennis Haskins, Ron Canada
Roles Mary Stewart
Rating70% 3.5308153.5308153.5308153.5308153.530815
Dr. Amrit Singh, A young Sikh surgeon, moves from Toronto to Detroit to take a position at a new transplant facility, leaving behind his family and Indian girlfriend. The film follows Amrit's struggles against the pressures to assimilate, including considering removing his turban and cutting his hair, racial discrimination, an unfair medical system in which uninsured patients cannot receive transplants, and romantic temptation in the shape of an attractive colleague. The film is semi-autobiographical, and reflects the experience of Sikhs in America post-9/11.
The Kid & I, 1h33
Directed by Penelope Spheeris
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Eric Gores, Linda Hamilton, Henry Winkler, Richard Edson, Brenda Strong, Arielle Kebbel
Roles Bonnie Roman
Rating57% 2.8528752.8528752.8528752.8528752.852875
Former actor Bill Williams (Tom Arnold) is about to commit suicide over his ruined career. He throws out all his stuff and gives his clothes to a poor alcoholic. The man drinks Bill's vodka and takes half of his pills messing up his suicide plan and takes off. Bill drinks his alcohol and then takes the pills not knowing he won't die. He then lies down in the bathtub and closes his eyes. Three days later a demented film agent named Johnny Bernstein (Henry Winkler) shows up at the apartment with a business offer for him. He says a billionaire, Davis Roman (Joe Mantegna) will hire Bill to write and co-star in a movie exactly like True Lies so that his son, Aaron Roman (Eric Gores), whose favorite film is True Lies, can live out his dream of being an actor and star of an action movie. Not knowing much about the boy or the billionaire, Bill agrees to do the project since he would make thousands by the end of the movie.
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation, 1h28
Directed by Phil Tippett
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Space adventure films, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films set in the future, Natural horror films, Films about insects, Films about extraterrestrial life, Giant monster films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Richard Burgi, Billy Brown, Lawrence Monoson, Kelly Carlson, Brenda Strong, Sandrine Holt
Roles Sgt. Dede Rake
Rating35% 1.753561.753561.753561.753561.75356
On a planet inhabited by Arachnids, a squad of soldiers find themselves pinned down and surrounded on all sides by Arachnid forces—even with their new laser gun technology and assistance from psychic soldiers, the Arachnid assault overwhelms them. General Jack Shepherd (Ed Lauter) decides to make a last stand with four of his best soldiers to allow the majority of his surviving troops to escape. The plan works and the soldiers escape, including Sergeant Dede Rake (Brenda Strong), psychic Lieutenant Pavlov Dill (Lawrence Monoson), Private Jill Sandee (Sandrine Holt) and her lover Private Duff Horton (Jason-Shane Scott), and Private Lei Sahara (Colleen Porch). Despite reaching relative safety, the team is whittled down by deadly storms and arachnid ambushes—including the only member of the platoon with a radio, Corporal Thom Kobe (Brian Tee). Lieutenant Dill is unable to command his soldiers as he receives traumatic visions of utter annihilation. He takes his anger out on Private Sahara, who is revealed to have been psychic but lost reliable control of her psychic abilities during puberty.
The Work and the Glory, 1h58
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Sam Hennings, Brenda Strong, Eric Johnson, Tiffany Dupont, Colin Ford, Jonathan Scarfe
Roles Mary Ann Steed
Rating68% 3.445253.445253.445253.445253.44525
Early on in the film, the family's association with Martin Harris, a prominent figure of the early Latter Day Saint movement, is established. Carefully woven throughout the film are events which tie into actual history of the church, such as Harris' mortgage of his farm for the publication of the Book of Mormon. In the film, Harris recommends the Smith boys as hired help for the Steeds.
Going to the Mat, 1h36
Directed by Stuart Gillard
Origin USA
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, Children's films
Actors Andrew Lawrence, Alessandra Torresani, Khleo Thomas, Wayne Brady, D. B. Sweeney, Billy Aaron Brown
Roles Patty Newfield
Rating70% 3.5437353.5437353.5437353.5437353.543735
Jason "Jace" Newfield (Andrew Lawrence) is the new blind student at his school, whose family recently moved from New York City to Salt Lake City, Utah. Thinking that his way to fit in is through playing the drums, he shows off in class only to find out that his band teacher, Mr.Wyatt, is also blind.
Red Dragon
Red Dragon (2002)
, 2h4
Directed by Brett Ratner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Serial killer films, Tiré d'une œuvre de Thomas Harris
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel, Emily Watson, Mary-Louise Parker
Rating71% 3.5987253.5987253.5987253.5987253.598725
In Baltimore, Maryland psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter attends a symphonic orchestra performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. The flute player repeatedly misses out on his part, profoundly irritating Lecter. Later, Lecter hosts a dinner party in his townhouse for the orchestra's board of directors at which the disappearance of a musician, a flute player, is brought up during conversation.
Teddy Bears' Picnic, 1h20
Directed by Harry Shearer
Origin USA
Actors John Michael Higgins, Ming-Na Wen, Henry Gibson, Peter Marshall, David Rasche, Brenda Strong
Roles Jackie Sloane Chevron
Rating33% 1.690061.690061.690061.690061.69006
Teddy Bears' Picnic covers an annual encampment of prominent male leaders at the Zambezi Glen, a thinly-veiled reference to the Bohemian Grove.
Terror Tract, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about animals, Films about apes, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors John Ritter, David DeLuise, Allison Smith, Rachel York, Carmine Giovinazzo, Bryan Cranston
Roles Dr. Helen Corey
Rating60% 3.001593.001593.001593.001593.00159
In the first story, "Nightmare", a businessman discovers his wife cheating on him and plans to shoot the boyfriend and make it look like she did it, then hung herself. But the boyfriend manages to kill him and dumps the body in a nearby lake, but then needs the car keys from the pocket of the body to get rid of a telltale car. The wife has had a number of terrible nightmares that her husband comes back from the dead to get revenge on her and when the door creaks open she blasts the figure behind it only to find she has killed her boyfriend. She is found hanged by the law, but her body is covered in water and you are led to believe that the dead man killed her finally.
The Deep End of the Ocean, 1h45
Directed by Ulu Grosbard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Jackson, Ryan Merriman, John Kapelos
Roles Ellen
Rating63% 3.199493.199493.199493.199493.19949
Beth Cappadora (Michelle Pfeiffer) and her husband Pat (Treat Williams) experience a parent's worst fear when their 3-year-old son Ben vanishes in a crowded hotel lobby during Beth's high school reunion. The ensuing frantic search is unsuccessful, and Beth goes through a sustained nervous breakdown. Unable to cope with her devastation, Beth unintentionally neglects her other children, Vincent (Jonathan Jackson) and Kerry (Alexa Vega).
Black Dog
Black Dog (1998)
, 1h29
Directed by Kevin Hooks
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Trucker films, Musical films, Road movies
Actors Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Graham Beckel, Brenda Strong, Gabriel Casseus, Charles S. Dutton
Roles Melanie
Rating54% 2.700242.700242.700242.700242.70024
The movie first starts out with FBI and ATF agents on a pursuit to stop a truck carrying illegal guns as part of an illegal arms operation. The result is the death of the driver, which leads to a disagreement with FBI and ATF agents on involvement with the case.