KaDee’s film credits include Ridley Scott's American Gangster, opposite Russell Crowe; The Flock, a thriller with Richard Gere and Claire Danes; Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys, with Kathy Bates, Sanaa Lathan and Alfre Woodard; 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.

Her 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. Most recently Strickland starred on Shonda Rhimes’ successful medical drama Private Practice.

While studying at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Strickland was cast in The Sixth Sense and Girl, Interrupted. 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.