Penny Johnson-Jerald


Penny is probably best known for playing Lady Macbeth...um, President David Palmer's evil wife Sherry on 24, and for playing Condoleezza Rice - twice.

She studied acting at Juilliard and began her film career in Goldie Hawn's story of factory women in World War II, Swing Shift, at the age of 23. Since then her career has been largely in television, with numerous guest spots and recurring roles on shows as diverse as Larry Sanders, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and ER. Currently she can be seen on the sci-fi series The Orville as Dr. Claire Finn.

Penny joined the cast of Castle in Season 4.
Penny Johnson


JUST THE FACTS
  • Born on March 14, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland, US.
  • Trained at the Julliard School
  • 5'5" (1.65 m) tall
  • Married to Gralin Jerald (1982-present) and has one child, daughter Danyel.
  • Boxing is in her bloodline.

OTHER NOTABLE ROLES PUBLICITY

  • "Bones" (2010/S05E11) - Rachel Adams
  • "NCIS" (2009-2010/S07E07, S07E12) - Joanne Torrence
  • "October Road" (2007-2008/10 Eps) - Dean Leslie Etwood
  • "The 4400" (2007/3 Eps) - Rebecca Parrish
  • The Path to 9/11 (2006) - Condoleezza Rice
  • "Eve" (2005-2006/4 Eps) - Beverly Williams
  • "Law & Order" (2006/S16E15) - Ms. Booker
  • "24" (2001-2004/45 Eps) - Sherry Palmer
  • Secrets of the International Spy Museum (2004) - Guest
  • "Frasier" (2003/S11E07) - Carol
  • DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003) - Condoleezza Rice
  • "Touched by an Angel" (2002/S08E20) - Eleanor
  • "Citizen Baines" (2001/S01E01) - Denise Willis
  • "The Practice" (2001/S05E15) - Laura Garrett
  • "The X-Files" (2001/S08E12) - Dr. Hellura Lyle
  • "Family Law" (2000/S02E08) - Christine Webber
  • Deliberate Intent (2000) - Laura Harmon
  • The Color of Friendship (2000) - Roscoe Dellums
  • "Star Trek:DS9" (1995-1999/15 Eps) - Kasidy Yates/Cassie
  • "ER" (1998-1999/9 Eps) - Lynette Evans
  • A Secret Life (1999) - Hope
  • "The Larry Sanders Show" (1992-1998/82 Eps) - Beverly Barnes
  • "The Gregory Hines Show" (1997/Pilot) - Elizabeth
  • Absolute Power (1997) - Laura Simon
  • "Cosby" (1997/S01E15) - Penny
  • The Writing on the Wall (1996) - Geraldine
  • Death Benefit (1996) - Sylvia Guzman
  • "Grace Under Fire" (1996/S03E18, S03E19) - Bailey Alford
  • The Road to Galveston (1996) - Laney Roosevelt
  • Automatic (1995) - Julia Rodriguez
  • Molly & Gina (1994) - Maria
  • "Star Trek: TNG" (1994/S07E13) - Dobara
  • Empty Cradle (1993) - Gail Huddle
  • What's Love Got to Do With It (1993) - Lorraine Taylor
  • Class of '61 (1993) - Lavinia
  • Fear of a Black Hat (1993) - Re-Re
  • "Columbo" (1991/S10E02) - Maxine Jarrett
  • Goin' to Chicago (1991) - Darlene
  • "Parker Lewis" (1990/S01E13) - Teacher
  • Night Visions (1990) - Luanne
  • Kaleidoscope (1990) - Paula
  • "Coach" (1990/S03E03) - Susan
  • "Freddy's Nightmares" (1990/S02E22) - Elaine Alamo
  • "Homeroom" (1989/13 Eps) - Virginia Harper
  • "She's the Sheriff" (1989/S02E14) - Dorothy
  • "Tour of Duty" (1989/S02E03) - Jan Hudson
  • "Simon & Simon" (1988/S08E03) - Doris Beeman/Evelyn Jacobson
  • "The Cosby Show" (1988/S04E16) - Nurse
  • "Women In Prison" (1987/S01E05) - Patty
  • "General Hospital" (1986) - Debbie
  • "The Paper Chase" (1984-1986/17 Eps) - Vivian Conway
  • The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985) - Sue
  • "The Jeffersons" (1985/S11E14) - Donelle
  • The Grand Baby (1985) - Betty
  • "Hill Street Blues" (1984/S05E07) - Jackie DeWitt
  • "TJ Hooker" (1984/S04E05) - Lisa Cody
  • The Imposter (1984) - Michelle
  • Swing Shift (1984) - Genevieve
  • The Files on Jill Hatch (1983) - Jill Hatch


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