She is American and she is one of the very best actresses in the world. You have your guesses about whom I am talking about, right? It is none other than the talented Annie Potts.
You have been enjoying movies Annie Potts has starred in, but what do you know about her? You needn’t worry if you don’t know her beyond her movie roles as we are about to unravel who she is.
Annie Potts Biography
Potts was born on born October 28, 1952, she was given the name Anne Hampton Potts at birth.
Annie Potts was born in Nashville, Tennessee, as the third child of Dorothy Harris and Powell Grisette Potts.
Her older sisters are Mary Eleanor (Potts) Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette (“Dollie”) Potts.
They grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, where she graduated from Franklin-Simpson High School in 1970.
Annie Potts educational background
Potts attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre.
Potts and her first husband, Steven Hartley, were in a car accident that left several bones below her waist broken, including compound fractures to both legs, and the loss of the heel of her right foot; Hartley lost his left leg.
Annie Potts career
Potts has come a long way now but where did it all begin for the talented actress?
Annie Potts made her debut on the big screen in 1978 in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer, with Mark Hamill.
She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1979 for her role in the film.
In 1982, she won Genie Awards for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress for her role in the film Heartaches, about a young woman married to a stock car racer and carrying his friend’s child.
In 1980, she played Edith Bedelmeyer, a woman who shared an attic apartment with three other women (played by Georgia Engel, Lorna Patterson, and Francine Tacker) on the short-lived comedy series, Goodtime Girls.
Annie Potts’s successful career has seen her achieve several feats for herself in the movie industry.
In March 2013, she signed on for the lead role of the ABC comedy-drama pilot Murder in Manhattan about a mother and daughter who team up as amateur sleuths.
ABC later looked for a cable network to distribute the series, opting not to air it on network television.
Annie Potts relationship
Before Annie Potts spouse James Hayman, Annie had gone through three relationship failures.
Her first marriage with Steven Hartley lasted for five years from 1973-1978.
Her second marriage with Greg Antonacci lasted for just a year from 1978-1979.
Her third failed marriage was when her marriage to Scott Senechal ended in 1989, it lasted for eight years as they got married in 1981.
Annie Pott is currently married to James Hayman. They married in 1990.
Annie Potts marriage
- Steven Hartley (m. 1973; div. 1978)
- Greg Antonacci (m. 1978; div. 1980)
- B. Scott Senechal (m. 1981; div. 1989)
- James Hayman (m. 1990)
Potts has three children from her marriages.
Annie Potts Net worth
How much money has Potts made from her acting career which started in 1977? She is still very much active, laying several roles.
So, how much is her net worth?
Potts, according to Celebritynetworth.com, has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.
Annie Potts awards and nominations
1978—Golden Globe Awards New Star of the Year – Actress Corvette Summer—Nominated
1981—Genie Awards Best Performance by a Foreign Actress Heartaches—Won
199—Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Love & War—Nominated
1998 and 1999—Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Any Day Now— Nominated
2019—Critics’ Choice Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Young Sheldon—Nominated