Jeryl Prescott

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Jeryl Prescott
Born 1964
Washington, D.C.
Years active 2002-present

Jeryl Prescott Sales 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[edit]

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.[1] Prescott, a resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina,[1] divides her time between that city and Los Angeles.[2] Prescott was originally cast for just two episodes of the premiere season of The Walking Dead.[2] However, her character, Jacqui, was then written into the series cast of the season as well.[2][3] Prescott reprises her role as Jacqui in the Season 3 episode "Hounded", as one of the voices that speaks to Rick on the phone.[4]

Most recently, 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.[2] Additionally, Prescott appear as Felicite in the film, Bolden! (2011).[2] She has also cast in a film, produced by Harry Lennix, based on William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1.[2] On television, she also guest-starred on Brothers & Sisters, Southland, Parks and Recreation and Revolution.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
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
2011 Under-Tow Angela
2012 The Wedding Madame Secretary Short
2012 H4 Northumberland
2012 Bolden! Felicite
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


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Surface Receptionist 1 episode
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
2013 Revolution Rosie 1 episode
2013 Castle Nurse 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 Powers Golden 4 episodes
2015 Battle Creek Tracey 1 episode
2015 Kingmakers Lorraine Bradley ABC pilot
2015 Game of Silence Coroner


  1. ^ a b Clodfelter, Tim (2010-11-14). "AMC gives early renewal to zombie hit The Walking Dead". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "TV Tidbits: Local actress discusses season finale of 'Walking Dead'". Winston-Salem Journal. 2010-12-12. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  3. ^ (2011-04-18). "Q&A – Jeryl Prescott (Jacqui)". Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  4. ^ New Jersey. "'The Walking Dead' recap: Seance hotline". Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  5. ^ "Jeryl Prescott Sales - About This Person - Movies & TV". Retrieved 2014-03-31. 

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