KaDee Strickland
KaDee Strickland
as Debbie Landry

Actor Biography

KaDee Strickland stars as Debbie, Megan's hardworking single mom who thinks hosting Isabella will open Megan's eyes to a bigger world than their small town, in season two of the highly anticipated Freeform anthology series "Cruel Summer."

A Georgia native, Strickland was the female lead of Hulu's drama series "Shut Eye," opposite Jeffrey Donovan. Best known for her role as Dr. Charlotte King in Shonda Rhimes' long-running medical drama "Private Practice," she also starred in "Secrets and Lies" with Ryan Phillippe, and David E. Kelley's "The Wedding Bells."

Most recently, Strickland starred in the independent films "Time Capsule" and "Grand Isle" opposite Nicolas Cage. Previous film credits include the hit horror film "The Grudge," Tyler Perry's "The Family That Preys," "The Flock" with Richard Gere, "Fever Pitch" with Drew Barrymore, "Something's Gotta Give," "The Sixth Sense," "Girl, Interrupted" and Ridley Scott's "American Gangster" opposite Russell Crowe.