Jeryl Prescott Sales (born March 25, 1964) is an American actress, best known for her role as Jacqui in the AMC series The Walking Dead. She also had a recurring role during the second season of Ray Donovan and on the adaptation of the comic book series Powers.
Life and career
Prescott was born in Washington, D.C., then adopted and raised in Hartsville, South Carolina. She is best known for her role as Jacqui in Season 1 of the television series The Walking Dead, which premiered on AMC in 2010. Prescott, a resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, divides her time between that city and Los Angeles. Prescott was originally cast for just two episodes of the premiere season of The Walking Dead. However, her character, Jacqui, was then written into the series cast of the season as well. Prescott reprises her role as Jacqui in the Season 3 episode "Hounded", as one of the voices that speaks to Rick on the phone.
Later, Prescott recurred as Cherry in Ray Donovan on Showtime. Prescott also appeared as a Judge Delilah Nunes in the Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, which debuted on CBS in 2011. Additionally, Prescott appeared as Felicite in the film, Bolden! (2011). She has also cast in a film, produced by Harry Lennix, based on William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On television, she also guest-starred on Brothers & Sisters, Southland, Parks and Recreation and Revolution.
|2002||Max||Miss Kurtz||Short film|
|2003||The Epicureans||Tina Williams|
|2005||The Skeleton Key||Mama Cecile|
|2006||Red Autumn||Jasmine||Short film|
|2008||Vacancy 2: The First Cut||Deputy|
|2009||The Life I Meant to Live||Narvis|
|2009||Rx||Principal Simmons||Television film|
|2012||The Wedding||Madame Secretary||Short|
|2013||Get a Job||Assistant Principal|
|2015||The Cold Descent||Desdemona Lark|
|2015||Stand Down Soldier||Stacy Armstrong|
|2015||Conflict of Interest||Mrs. Simmons|
|2016||The Birth of a Nation||Janice|
|2018||High Flying Bird||In post-production|
|2006||One Tree Hill||Counselor||1 episode|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Medical Examiner||1 episode|
|2009||Hawthorne||Nursing Attendant||1 episode|
|2010||Brothers & Sisters||Waitress||1 episode|
|2010-2012||The Walking Dead||Jacqui||Season 1 (recurring role; 5 episodes) |
Season 3 (guest star; 1 episode)
|2011||Southland||Nina Brown||1 episode|
|2011||Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior||Judge Delilah Nunes||1 episode|
|2011||Parks and Recreation||Bank teller||1 episode|
|2014||Eagleheart||Angry Onlooker||1 episode|
|2014||Modern Family||Shopper||1 episode|
|2014||Gang Related||Brenda Plemmons||1 episode|
|2014||Ray Donovan||Cherry||5 episodes|
|2015||Battle Creek||Tracey||1 episode|
|2015||Kingmakers||Lorraine Bradley||ABC pilot|
|2015||Game of Silence||Coroner|
|2019||Swamp Thing||Madame Xanadu||TBA|
- Clodfelter, Tim (2010-11-14). "AMC gives early renewal to zombie hit The Walking Dead". Winston-Salem Journal. Archived from the original on 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2010-11-27.
- "TV Tidbits: Local actress discusses season finale of 'Walking Dead'". Winston-Salem Journal. 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-29.
- amctv.com (2011-04-18). "Q&A – Jeryl Prescott (Jacqui)". Blogs.amctv.com. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
- New Jersey. "'The Walking Dead' recap: Seance hotline". NJ.com. Retrieved 2012-12-02.
- "Jeryl Prescott Sales - About This Person - Movies & TV". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
- Boucher, Geoff (October 26, 2018). "'Swamp Thing': Jeryl Prescott of 'Walking Dead' Joins DC Series As Madame Xanadu". Deadline. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
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