Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Strickland, raised in a strict Southern Baptist family, went into an acting career straight out of college. While still in her 20s, she made it to Broadway in "Status Quo Vadis" (1973), and went on to appear in other stage productions on and off-Broadway, but films and TV have been her bread and butter.
Strickland made her debut in both media in 1975. She has played strong supporting roles in several high profile films, including "The Drowning Pool" (1975), "Bound for Glory" (1976), "Norma Rae" (1978), as one of Sally Fields' pals, "Three of Hearts" (1993), "When a Man Loves a Woman" (1994) and "The American President" (1995).
Strickland has appeared in numerous TV-movies, from respect... Continue Bio >>
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