Leslie Brooks
Janice Lynde as Leslie Brooks
The Young and the Restless
Portrayed by Janice Lynde (1973–77, 18)
Victoria Mallory (1977–84)
Current status Former, Contract (Returning)
Duration 1973–82, 1984, 2018
First appearance March 1973
Last appearance April 13, 1984
Created by William J. Bell
Family Brooks
Alias(es) Priscilla
Gender Female
Occupation Professional concert pianist
Parents Stuart Brooks
Jennifer Brooks
Siblings Lorie Brooks
Chris Brooks
Peggy Brooks
Spouses Brad Elliot (1975–76)
Lucas Prentiss (1977–81)
Children Brooks Prentiss
Nieces and nephews Jennifer Foster

Leslie Brooks (formerly Elliot and Prentiss) was a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Victoria Mallory and formerly by Janice Lynde.

On February 21, 2018 it was announced that Lynde will return to The Young And The Restless as Leslie to mark the 45th anniversary of the show, she will appear on March 26.


Leslie Brooks was the daughter of Jennifer and Stuart Brooks. She had three sisters: Lorie Brooks, Chris Brooks and Peggy Brooks. Leslie had one son, Brooks Prentiss, whom she gave to Lorie and Lance Prentiss for adoption.

In 1974, Ernesto Fautsch, a long time dear friend of the Brooks family, gave piano lessons to Leslie. He became her mentor.

In 1978, Leslie dated Lorie's ex-husband, Lance.

In 1982, Robert Laurence pursued an extra marital affair with Leslie. His daughter, Angela Laurence, resented their relationship and tried to split them up. He was married to Claire Laurence who was institutionalized after learning Robert planned to divorce her.

Leslie was married to Lucas Prentiss. They later divorced.