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Sarah Bracknell (b. 1970) was the fiance of Johnny Smith in Stephen King’s The Dead Zone

In the novel

Sarah went on to marry Walt Hazlett and give birth to Dennis and Janis Hazlett.

In the movie

She was portrayed by Brooke Adams in the film adaptation.

She is a supporter of Stillson until he grabs her baby to shield himself from harm. She is at Johnny´s side when he dies.

In the TV series


Sarah was the daughter of Martin Bracknell, the mother of J.J. Bannerman and Hope Smith, and the widow of Walt Bannerman.

Until 1995, she taught at Cleaves Mills High School along with Johnny.

She was portrayed by Nicole de Boer, as well as by Victoria Billingsley in "Wheel of Fortune (Part 1)."