KaDee Strickand currently stars on the ABC drama, “Private Practice,” a series from the executive producer and creator of Grey's Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes. Strickland plays 'Dr. Charlotte King,' the chief of staff at the hospital, a role which earned her the 2011 PRISM Award for Best Female Performance in a Drama Series with a Multi-Episode Storyline. The series, which chronicles Dr. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) and her move to California, also stars Amy Brenneman, Tim Daly and Taye Diggs.
Strickland appeared in the critically-acclaimed Ridley Scott drama, AMERICAN GANGSTER, in which she played opposite Russell Crowe. She also starred in Tyler Perry’s THE FAMILY THAT PREYS with Kathy Bates, Sanaa Lathan and Alfre Woodard.
Strickland's additional film credits include the following: THE FLOCK, a thriller with Richard Gere and Claire Danes; WALKER PAYNE, which made its world premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival; FEVER PITCH, directed by the Farrelly Brothers and starring Drew Barrymore; the hit horror film THE GRUDGE; Woody Allen's ANYTHING ELSE; ANACONDAS: THE HUNT FOR THE BLOOD ORCHID; SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE; and THE STEPFORD WIVES.
Strickand's additional television credits include a starring role on the David E. Kelley series, “The Wedding Bells,” as well as roles on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “All My Children,” “The Street Lawyer” and “Laws of Chance.”
While studying at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Strickland was cast in THE SIXTH SENSE and GIRL, INTERRUPTED, among other features filmed in Philadelphia. After receiving a Fine Arts degree, she moved to New York and continued her studies with master teacher Maggie Flanagan at the Maggie Flanagan Studio. In May 2006, the University honored Strickland with the Outstanding Alumni Award. During her time in New York, she acquired stage experience in productions of A Requiem for Things Past, Near Tragedy and in John Patrick Shanley's Women of Manhattan.
Strickland resides in Los Angeles.