Monday, February 18, 2008

Julie Strain

Julie Strain (born February 18, 1962) is an American actress and model.Strain was born in Concord, California. A graduate of Diablo Valley College, she had an extensive athletic background. Much of her youth was wiped from her memory, however, when she was left with a case of amnesia due to a fall from a horse, which caused a severe head injury. She eventually made her way to Las Vegas and later Hollywood, California and her career took off. Strain has come to be known as the "Queen of the B-movies". She has over one hundred films to her credit. In addition, she was Penthouse Pet of the Month for June 1991, and Penthouse Pet of the Year for 1993. She has also had her likeness attached to numerous comic book characters and animation items. For example, she did the voice acting for the main character in the animation movie Heavy Metal 2000 and was the basis for the third person shooter Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.².

Strain, who stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), is married to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator and Heavy Metal magazine Editor in Chief Kevin Eastman. Julie often appears in the magazine in photos or pictures painted by her close friends Olivia De Berardinis and Simon Bisley.

She also became very popular for performing in the program Sex Court on Playboy TV.

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