Annie Potts Biography
|Date of Birth:||1952 , October-28|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 3 Inch|
|Birth Name||Anne Hampton Potts|
|Father||Powell Grisette Potts|
|Mother||Dorothy Harris Potts|
|Birth Place/City||Nashville, Tennessee, U.S|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Eye Color||Brown Light|
|Waist size||25 inch (64 cm)|
|Affair with||Tim Curry|
|Married to||Steven Hartley (m. 1973 - div. 1978) Greg Antonacci (m. 1978 - div. 1980) B. Scott Senechal (m. 1981 - div. 1989) James Hayman (m. 1990)|
|Children||Clay Senechal, Harry Hayman and James Hayman.|
|Sisters||Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts|
Genie Awards winner, Annie Potts is an American actress, known for her appearances in 1980s movies Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Pretty in Pink, and Who’s Harry Crumb?. As of 2018, she portrays the lead role of Meemaw on the CBS series Young Sheldon. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1979 for her big screen debut in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film, Corvette Summer.
Potts has been married four times and has three children. Her fourth husband James Hayman is an American television producer, director as well as a cinematographer.
Early Life And Education Of Annie Potts
Annie Potts was born Anne Hampton Potts on 28th October 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. She belongs to white-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Potts is the youngest child of her parents, Powell Grisette Potts and Dorothy Harris Potts. She grew up along with her sisters, Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts in Franklin, Kentucky.
Potts graduated from the Franklin-Simpson High School in 1970. She then joined the Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts. Potts suffered from a car accident at the age of 21, which left several bones below her waist broken.
Annie Potts' Career
Annie Potts has played iconic roles in the number of Television series as well as movies. She made her debut in the 1977 TV movie, Black Market Baby as Linda Cleary. The same year, she starred in American sitcom, TV series, Busting Loose.
Potts has been playing in American television comedy, Young Sheldon since 2017. In the series, she shares the screen with Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Jim Parsons.
Some of her other hits are:
|Year||Television series||Role||Cast member|
|1980||Goodtime Girls||Edith Bedelmeyer||Lorna Patterson
|1982||Bayou Romance||Lily||Michael Ansara
|1986–1993||Designing Women||Mary Jo Shively||Meshach Taylor
|1993–1995||Love & War||Dana Palladino||Susan Dey
|1998–2002||Any Day Now||Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' Sims||Lorraine Toussaint
Shari Dyon Perry
|2004–2005||Joan of Arcadia||Lieutenant Lucy Preston||Joe Mantegna
|2005–2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Sophie Devere||Christopher Meloni
|2013-2018||The Fosters||Sharon Foster||Teri Polo
Jake T. Austin
In 1978, Potts debuted in big screen with 1978 American adventure comedy film, Corvette Summer as Vanessa. The same year, she acted in another American drama film, King of the Gypsies.
Potts won Genie Awards for her performance in 1981 comedy motion-picture, Heartaches, starring Margot Kidder, Robert Carradine, and Winston Rekert.
Annie Potts then made her appearances in the number of movies;
|1984||Ghostbusters||Janine Melnitz||Bill Murray
|1986||Pretty in Pink||Iona||Molly Ringwald
Harry Dean Stanton
|1988||Pass the Ammo||Darla||Bill Paxton
|1989||Who's Harry Crumb?||Helen Downing||John Candy
|1990||Texasville||Karla Jackson||Jeff Bridges
|1992||Breaking the Rules||Mary Klinglitch||Jason Bateman
C. Thomas Howell
|2004||Elvis Has Left the Building||Shirl||John Corbett
|2016||Two for One||Ginny Maxwell||Erika Christensen
|2017||Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town||Mary||Alia Shawkat
Haley Joel Osment
Annie Potts' Net Worth
Annie Potts' net worth is $8 million at present. The Multi-award winner, Annie Potts has been active in the industries since the 1970s and has starred in various movies as well as TV series.
Potts and her husband James sold their house for $3.875 million in Tarzana Los Angeles. The house featured 1.5 acres of grounds along with a tennis court and two swimming pools.
In 2017, Potts and James bought a new house for $1.61 million at the Sherman Oaks, California. She paid more than the asked price of $1.495 million. The house features 2,194-square-feet of living space along with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Some of her blockbuster movies are enlisted below along with its budget and box office collection,
|Movie||Budget||Box office collections||IMDB rating||Cast member|
|Ghostbusters (1984)||$30 million||$295.2 million||5.3||Bill Murray
|Pretty in Pink (1986)||$9 million||$40.4 million (US)||6.8||Molly Ringwald
Harry Dean Stanton
|Ghostbusters II (1989)||$37 million||$215.4 million||6.5||Bill Murray
|Toy Story (1995)||$30 million||$373.5 million||8.3||Tom Hanks
|Toy Story 2 (1999)||$90 million||$497.4 million||7.9||Tim Allen
|Ghostbusters (2016)||$144 million||$229.1 million||5.3||Melissa McCarthy
Her television roles include Young Sheldon, Chicago Med, The Fosters, GCB, Joan of Arcadia, Any Day Now, Over the Top, Dangerous Minds, and Goodtime Girls.
Annie Potts' Personal Life
Annie Potts married four times in her life. She first tied the knot to Steven Hartley on 26 August 1973 and divorced in 1978. Soon after, Poots exchanged vows to an American actor, Greg Antonacci on 21st June 1978 and divorced a year later.
After that, Potts got married to B. Scott Senechal in 1981 and has a son, Clay Senechal. But the things went wrong between the couple and separated after eight years in 1989. Potts was also rumored to be dating Tim Curry.
Potts then tied the knot to an American television producer, director as well as a cinematographer, James Hayman. They exchanged the vows on 2nd September 1990 and has two children Harry Hayman and James Hayman.