'Heavy Metal' Model, Actress
Posted by Milton Griepp on January 13, 2021 @ 4:25 am CT
Strain, who was 6 feet 1 inch tall, began appearing in B movies and modeling for Penthouse in the early 90s. She modeled for numerous artists whose work appeared in Heavy Metal in the 90s and 00s, including Olivia de Berardinis, Simon Bisley, Louis Royo and others. Strain was married to Heavy Metal publisher Kevin Eastman from 1995 to 2006.
Strain’s dementia was believed to be tied to a horseback riding injury in her 20s. She had been in hospice care since at least 2018.