Yancy Butler is an American actress. She officially started her Hollywood career in the ’90s. During this period, she appeared in the films Hard Target, Drop Zone, Let It Be Me, Ravager, and The Ex. On television, her first notable role was as Kate Patrick on South Beach. She next starred as Officer Anne-Marie Kersey on Brooklyn South. In the 2000s, she starred as Detective Sara Pezzini on the TV movie Witchblade. She reprised her role on the TV series also called Witchblade. After working on a few TV movies, she played Ava Jenkins on the soap opera As the World Turns. She next starred on the TV movies Wolvesbayne and Lake Placid 3 as Reba. She has since reprised her role on the sequels Lake Placid: The Final Chapter and Lake Placid vs. Anaconda.