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Annie Potts

Interested in stage and film at an early age, Annie Potts attended Stephens College in Missouri, enrolling in the theater studies course, followed by graduate work in California. At the age of 20, she married her college sweetheart, Steven Hartley. Only a short time later, she and her husband were in a serious automobile accident in New Mexico -- their Volkswagen bus was demolished by two drivers who were drag racing. Steve lost a leg, and Annie had multiple fractures (resulting in a traumatic arthritis that still persists). Early roles were primarily in television, such as Black Market Baby (1977), but her presence moved up with an appearance in the mega-hit Ghostbusters (1984), and then she hit the big time with a seven-year stint as one of the stars of Designing Women (1986). A brief period in Love & War (1992) ended with the cancellation of the show, about which she remains resentful.

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Oct 28, 1952 In Franklin, Kentucky, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Family 1976-03-09
Latest Project:
Series Instant Mom 2013-09-29

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 8 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Ugly Betty
Poster of Men in Trees
Poster of Grey's Anatomy
Poster of Two and a Half Men
Instant Mom Unknown 2013-09-29
The Fosters Unknown 2013-06-03
Animal Practice Virginia Coleman 2 episodes, 2012 2012
GCB Gigi Stopper 10 episodes, 2012 2012-03-04
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Unknown 2012-08-13
Major Crimes Unknown 2012-08-13
Fish Hooks Unknown 2010-08-28
Marry Me Vivienne Carter 2 episodes, 2010 2010-12-12
Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Men in Trees Unknown 2006-09-12
Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Close to Home Unknown 2005-10-04
Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Huff Unknown 2004-11-07
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Joan of Arcadia Unknown 2003-09-25
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Hercules Unknown 1998-08-31
Johnny Bravo Unknown 1997-07-07
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
Amazing Stories Unknown 1985-09-29
Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Family Unknown 1976-03-09