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Brenda Lee

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Brenda Strong may be best known for her seminal acting and voice portrayal of Mary Alice Young on ''Desperate Housewives,'' but this two time Emmy Nominated and SAG Award winning actress has had a long and endearing film and television career. Graduating with a degree in Musical Theatre from Arizona State University, she made her career debut with Mel Brooks "Spaceballs" and Aaron Sorkin's "Malice." Television audiences have come to know her in such diverse roles as Sue Ellen Mishke on ''Seinfeld,'' AKA "The Braless Wonder," Kathleen in ''Party of Five,'' Sally Sasser in "Sports Night" and three seasons as Ann Ewing in the reboot of "Dallas" for TNT. Her more recent roles include Ilene in Season 2 of ''Fear the Walking Dead'' (2016/17) and as Lillian Luthor on CW's ''Supergirl'' (2016/17). Her iconic voice is going into it's 6th Season as the Narrator of Discovery ID Channel's ''Blood Relatives.'' In the world of Theatre she serves on the board of The Montana Shakespeare Company and played Tamara opposite of Jack Stehlin in Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble's/New American Theatre's co-production of Titus Redux at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Most recently on stage in Los Angeles she played a fantasy role in Nick Jones' Ovation Nominated Play "Trevor" at Circle X Theatre with Laurie Metcalfe and Jimmi Simpson and voiced roles in John Farmanesh-Bocca's Ovation Nominated Play "Tempest Redux" at The Odyssey Theatre. A bit of trivia: She sang with the Millennium Choir at the Vatican in 2000 and toured with composer Beppe Cantarelli as one of his premiere soloists, singing in Latin and Italian throughout Italy. In addition to her Stage and Screen career, Brenda has produced and starred in a series of Yoga Therapy Videos targeted toward women and couples trying to conceive. Her experience as a 500hr ERYT has helped couples worldwide cope with the stress of infertility and helped them conceive through her Strong Yoga 4Women mind/body program. www.strongyoga4women.com She has taught at The Mind/Body Institute at UCLA and Newport Beach and several Los Angeles and New York Studios featuring her Strong Yoga 4Fertility methodology including her invention the "Fertility Ball" a yoga/acupressure program. For the last 10 years she has been the National Spokesperson for Path2Parenthood, formerly known as The American Fertility Association and has launched a women's health campaign with Pfizer. She was the Key Note Speaker at EMD Serano's Annual Event as well as the American Heart Association, and a performer for Events of the Heart 501(c)3 at Maria Shrivers Women's Conference. She is a highly respected speaker for organizations concerning health and well being and recently was asked to present at TEDxWomen in Beverly Hills as one of the featured speakers on stress and women's health. She has been featured in Alternative Medicine Magazine, Origin, Conceive, Shape Fit Pregnancy and many other blogs and articles online. She was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Yo San University for her pioneering work in fertility and women's wellness. She recently produced a short film called "I Did Not Forget You" which has won several awards on the festival circuit, written and directed by her End Stop Star.* producing partner John Farmanesh-Bocca.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Brenda Lee became famous for her '50s and '60s hits like "I'm Sorry" and the holiday classic "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

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The 65-year-old resurfaced at some event recently, looking blonde.As a child, Brenda reportedly had a terrible fear of bananas.Lee has been married to her husband since the '60s. READ MORE >

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