A native of Portland, OR, Brenda Strong left home to attend Arizona State University, where she earned a bachelors degree in Musical Theater. After graduation she moved to Los Angeles, where she soon began appearing in television and film.
A familiar face on television, she has guest starred on C.S.I. and had recurring roles on the popular series Nip/Tuck, Everwood and the critically-acclaimed Sports Night. Strong is also recognizable to Seinfeld fans as Sue Ellen Mishkie, better known as "The Braless Wonder."
Strong stars in the upcoming features The Kid and I, opposite Tom Arnold, and The Work and the Glory. Previous feature film credits include Starship Troopers and the recently-released Starship Troopers 2, The Deep End of the Ocean opposite Michelle Pfeiffer and Treat Williams, The Craft and the Mel Brooks comedy Spaceballs.
Strong is a certified yoga instructor with her own studio in Los Angeles and a line of videos designed to help infertile couples through yoga therapy. She has also taught at UCLA's Mind-Body Institute.
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.