Mary Alice Young
Brenda StrongBrenda Strong can be heard as the voice of Mary Alice Young, the departed narrator of “Desperate Housewives.”
A native of Portland, OR, 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 films.
A familiar face on television, Strong has guest starred on “C.S.I.” and had recurring roles on the popular series “Nip/Tuck,” “Everwood” and the critically-acclaimed “Sports Night.” She is also recognizable to “Seinfeld” fans as Sue Ellen Mishkie, better known as “The Braless Wonder.” This Fall she guest stars on ABC’s “Ugly Betty.”
Strong has starred in the features “The Kid and I,” opposite Tom Arnold, and “The Work and the Glory.” Previous feature film credits include “Starship Troopers,” “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 in Los Angeles and has 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.
HOMETOWN Portland, OR
BIRTHDATE March 25