Jeryl Prescott

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Jeryl Prescott
Born (1964-03-25) March 25, 1964 (age 54)
Years active2002–present

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[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]

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.[2] Additionally, Prescott appeared 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
2018 High Flying Bird In post-production


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
2019 Swamp Thing Madame Xanadu[6] TBA


  1. ^ a b 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.
  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.
  6. ^ 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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