Brenda Strong Bio, Age, Current Husband, Son, Net Worth, Movies

Brenda Strong Biography

Brenda Strong is an American actress known for portraying the role of Nadine Gregory in Unprisoned. She is also known for her appearances in Star Trek: The Next Generation as Rashella and as Joan Reston in Scandal. Likewise, she is a certified fertility expert and yoga instructor.

How old is Brenda Strong? – Age

The Party of Five actress is 63 years old as of 2023. She was born in Portland, Oregon, United States on 25 March 1960, and grew up in Brightwood, Oregon.

How tall is Brenda Strong? – Height

Brenda stands at a height stature of 5 feet 11 inches (1.83 m).

Brenda Strong Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Strong was born to her parents in Portland, Oregon, United States. She is the daughter of Jean Strong (mother) and Jack Strong (father). On the other hand, she has not disclosed whether she has any siblings.

Brenda Strong Education

Brenda enrolled at Sandy Union High School where she studied and graduated. Afterward, she joined Arizona State University and received a Bachelor of Music degree in musical theater.

Is Brenda Strong Married? – Husband

The Desperate Housewives actress has been married to her lovely husband John Farmanesh-Bocca since 2015. He is a multi-award-winning theatre and film director. Before this, she married her first husband, Tom Henri, in 1989. However, the two divorced and parted ways in 2013.

The Star Trek: The Next Generation Actor Brenda Strong Photo
The Star Trek: The Next Generation Actor Brenda Strong Photo

Brenda Strong Son

The Twin Peaks actress and her first husband share a son named Zak Henri. He is 28 years as of 2023 since he was born on 5 November 1994 in Los Angeles, California. Most noteworthy, he is an actor who is known for his appearances in films such as Awkward, Bunheads, and Blended.

Brenda Strong Acting Career

Brenda is a vastly recognized actress for her role as Sergeant Dede Rake in Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation. She has also portrayed the character of Mary Alice Young in the Desperate Housewives tv series. As a result, she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance.

Most noteworthy, she starred as Ilene Stowe in the four episodes of Fear the Walking Dead. Afterward, she landed the role of Mary Ann Steed in The Work and the Glory II: American Zion. In addition, she appeared in the 7 episodes of Sports Night as Sally Sasser.

She was also cast in The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided where she played the role of Mary Ann Steed. It is also known that she was featured in The Deep End of the Ocean film starring the role of Ellen. Strong also portrayed the role of Desiree in Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues.

Furthermore, she was featured in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles in the character of Beatrice Kaufman. On the other hand, she is a director known for her directorial debut in #3 Normandy Lane. Citing this, she won the Best First Time Filmmaker Award at the GI Film Festival San Diego.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Privileged
  • An Engagement
  • Teacher of the Year
  • I Can See You
  • The Leisure Class
  • The 100
  • Love by Chance
  • Notorious
  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Supergirl
  • 3 Reasons Why
  • All Rise
  • Unprisoned


  • Best First-Time Filmmaker Award
  • Screen Actors Guild Award

Brenda Strong Net Worth

The yoga instructor sits at an estimated net worth of $12 Million.

Brenda Strong Instagram

You can find and follow Strong on Instagram using the account name: @strongbrenda

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