|Janice Lynde as Leslie Brooks|
|The Young and the Restless|
|Portrayed by||Janice Lynde (1973–77, 2018) |
Victoria Mallory (1977–84)
|Current status||Former, Recurring|
|Duration||1973–82, 1984, 2018|
|First appearance||March 1973|
|Last appearance||March 26, 2018|
|Created by||William J. Bell|
|Nickname(s)||Les (by Stuart)|
|Occupation||Professional concert pianist|
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 returned 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 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.