Penny Johnson Jerald



  • Birth Name: Penny Johnson
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/14/1961, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; teacher; director; producer
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Penny Johnson Jerald Fast Facts:
  • Joined a circus act in her native Baltimore at 16 and trained in fire eating, juggling and miming. 
  • Directs and produces plays for the Outreach Christian Theatre Company, a group she runs with her husband.  
  • Portrayed former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice in two films: Showtime's DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003) and ABC's The Path to 9/11 (2006). 
  • To inspire her daughter, she earned her paralegal certification after finding success as an actress.
  • Penny Johnson Jerald Relationships:
  • Gralin Jerald - Husband
  • Norman Johnson - Father
  • Alice Johnson - Mother
  • Danyel Jerald - Daughter
  • Penny Johnson Jerald Awards:
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • The Juilliard School, New York, NY

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