Penny Johnson Jerald

Biography: Born in Baltimore on March 14, 1961, Penny always dreamt of being an actor. When her high school teacher discouraged her from going into acting, she strengthened her resolve. She got into Julliard School for the Arts and later graduated from there. Her big break came as the titular character in the made-for-TV movie, 'The Files on Jill Hatch.'

She soon began making guest star appearances on shows such as 'T.J. Hooker,' 'Paper Chase,' and landed a role on the daytime soap ‘General Hospital.’ Supporting roles on 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ and the 'Larry Sanders Show' followed and kept her into the national eye. She later landed a guest starring appearance on ER. However, her role as master manipulator Sherry Palmer on '24' is the one that has brought her the most recognition. Her stint as the diabolical wife of President David Palmer allowed her to exhibit great range. She would show ruthlessness one moment and kindness in the next. Her most recent television
Born in Baltimore on March 14, 1961, Penny always dreamt of being an actor. When her high school teacher discouraged her from going into acting, she strengthened her resolve. She got into Julliard School for the Arts and later graduated from there. Her big break came as the titular character in the made-for-TV movie, 'The Files on Jill Hatch.'

She soon began making guest star appearances on shows such as 'T.J. Hooker,' 'Paper Chase,' and landed a role on the daytime soap ‘General Hospital.’

Supporting roles on 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ and the 'Larry Sanders Show' followed and kept her into the national eye. She later landed a guest starring appearance on ER.
However, her role as master manipulator Sherry Palmer on '24' is the one that has brought her the most recognition. Her stint as the diabolical wife of President David Palmer allowed her to exhibit great range. She would show ruthlessness one moment and kindness in the next.

Her most recent television starring role was as Condoleezza Rice in a television biopic concerning the events surrounding the 9/11 tragedy.
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Penny Johnson Jerald's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 81
Highest Metascore: 99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 23 October Road: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
10 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
54 Castle: Season 1 Mar 9, 2009 Captain Victoria Gates 9.0
23 October Road: Season 1 Mar 15, 2007 Leslie Etwood 8.6
tbd Eve: Season 3 Sep 22, 2005 Beverly Williams tbd
83 24: Season 2 Oct 29, 2002 Sherry Palmer / Sherry Palmer 8.9
88 24: Season 1 Nov 6, 2001 Sherry Palmer 8.8
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 7 Sep 30, 1998 Kasidy Yates 8.3
99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 6 Mar 15, 1998 Beverly 4.2
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 6 Sep 29, 1997 Kasidy Yates 8.3
tbd ER: Season 4 Sep 25, 1997 Lynette Evans 8.0
97 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 5 Nov 13, 1996 Beverly 4.0
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5 Sep 30, 1996 Kasidy Yates 8.2
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 4 Oct 2, 1995 Kasidy Yates 7.9
99 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 4 Jul 19, 1995 Beverly 4.4
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 3 Sep 26, 1994 Kasidy Yates 7.3
93 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 3 Jun 22, 1994 Beverly 5.9
tbd Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 2 Sep 26, 1993 Kasidy Yates 7.0
91 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 2 Jun 2, 1993 Beverly 5.1
91 The Larry Sanders Show: Season 1 Aug 15, 1992 Beverly 6.4