Annie Potts

Annie Potts, a Genie Award winner, is an American actress best remembered for her roles in the 1980s films Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Pretty in Pink, and Who’s Harry Crumb? As of 2018, she is the lead character Meemaw on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon.

In 1979, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer. Potts has three children and has been married four times. James Hayman, her fourth husband, is an American television producer, director, and cinematographer.

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Annie Potts’s net worth

Annie Potts current net worth is $8 million.  a multi-award winner, has been engaged in the industry since the 1970s and has been in numerous films and television series. Potts and her husband James sold their Tarzana, Los Angeles, home for $3.875 million. The property included 1.5 acres of grounds, a tennis court, and two swimming pools.

Potts and James paid $1.61 million for a new home in Sherman Oaks, California, in 2017. She outbid the asking price of $1.495 million. The house has 2,194 square feet of living area, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms.

Some of her blockbuster films, along with their budgets and box office collections, are included below.

Movie Budget  Box office collections IMDB rating Cast member
Ghostbusters (1984) $30 million $295.2 million 5.3 Bill Murray
Dan Aykroyd
Sigourney Weaver
Harold Ramis
Pretty in Pink (1986) $9 million  $40.4 million (US) 6.8 Molly Ringwald
Harry Dean Stanton
Jon Cryer
James Spader
Ghostbusters II (1989) $37 million $215.4 million 6.5 Bill Murray
Dan Aykroyd
Sigourney Weaver
Harold Ramis
Toy Story (1995) $30 million $373.5 million 8.3 Tom Hanks
Tim Allen
Don Rickles
Jim Varney
Toy Story 2 (1999) $90 million $497.4 million 7.9 Tim Allen
Joan Cusack
Kelsey Grammer
Don Rickles
Ghostbusters (2016) $144 million $229.1 million 5.3 Melissa McCarthy
Kristen Wiig
Kate McKinnon
Leslie Jones

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’s Childhood and Education

Annie Potts was born Anne Hampton Potts on October 28, 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. She is of white-American ancestry and of American nationality. Potts is the eldest child of Powell Grisette Potts and Dorothy Harris Potts. She grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, with her sisters Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts.

Potts attended Franklin-Simpson High School and graduated in 1970. She then enrolled at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she got a bachelor of fine arts degree. Potts was in an automobile accident when she was 21 years old, which shattered multiple bones below her waist.

Annie Potts’ Professional Life

Annie Potts has had legendary parts in a variety of television shows and films. She made her television debut as Linda Cleary in the 1977 film Black Market Baby. She appeared in the American sitcom, TV series, Busting Loose, the same year.

Potts has been a regular on the American television comedy Young Sheldon since 2017. She co-stars in the show with Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Jim Parsons.

Her other chart-topping singles include:

Year Television series Role Cast member
1980 Goodtime Girls Edith Bedelmeyer Lorna Patterson
Georgia Engel
Francine Tacker
Marcia Lewis
1982 Bayou Romance Lily Michael Ansara
Michael Durrell
Virginia Capers
Louis Jourdan
1986–1993 Designing Women Mary Jo Shively Meshach Taylor
Jean Smart
Delta Burke
Jan Hooks
1993–1995 Love & War Dana Palladino Susan Dey
John Hancock
Jay Thomas
Charlie Robinson
1998–2002 Any Day Now Mary Elizabeth ‘M.E.’ Sims Lorraine Toussaint
Mae Middleton
Olivia Hack
Shari Dyon Perry
2004–2005 Joan of Arcadia Lieutenant Lucy Preston Joe Mantegna
Mary Steenburgen
Amber Tamblyn
Jason Ritter
2005–2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Sophie Devere Christopher Meloni
Mariska Hargitay
Richard Belzer
Dann Florek
2013-2018 The Fosters Sharon Foster Teri Polo
Sherri Saum
Jake T. Austin
Hayden Byerly
2015-2016 Chicago Med Helen Nick Gehlfuss
Yaya DaCostaTorrey DeVitto
Rachel DiPillo

Another American drama picture.

Potts made her big screen debut as Vanessa in the 1978 American adventure comedy picture Corvette Summer. The following year, she appeared in King of the Gypsies, another American drama picture.

Year Movie Role  Cast Member
1984 Ghostbusters Janine Melnitz Bill Murray
Dan Aykroyd
Sigourney Weaver
Harold Ramis
1986 Pretty in Pink Iona Molly Ringwald
Harry Dean Stanton
Jon Cryer
James Spader
1988 Pass the Ammo Darla Bill Paxton
Linda Kozlowski
Glenn Withrow
Tim Curry
1989 Who’s Harry Crumb? Helen Downing John Candy
Jeffrey Jones
Tim Thomerson
Barry Corbin
1990 Texasville Karla Jackson Jeff Bridges
Cybill Shepherd
Cloris Leachman
Randy Quaid
1992 Breaking the Rules Mary Klinglitch Jason Bateman
C. Thomas Howell
Jonathan Silverman
Frank Welker
2004 Elvis Has Left the Building    Shirl John Corbett
Kim Basinger
Sean Astin
Mike Starr
2016 Two for One Ginny Maxwell Erika Christensen
Lydia Hearst
Summer Phoenix
Mickey Sumner
2017 Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town Mary Alia Shawkat
Lauren Miller
Haley Joel Osment
Carrie Coon

Potts earned a Genie Award for her role in Heartaches, a 1981 comedy film starring Margot Kidder, Robert Carradine, and Winston Rekert. He went on to act in a number other films.

Annie Potts’ Private Life

Annie Potts was married four times throughout her life. She married Steven Hartley on August 26, 1973, and divorced in 1978. Poots married an American actor, Greg Antonacci, on June 21, 1978, and divorced a year later.

CAPTION: Annie Potts with her husband and children’s(

Potts married B. Scott Senechal in 1981 and they have a son, Clay Senechal. However, things went bad with the pair, and they divorced after eight years in 1989. Tim Curry was also said to be dating Potts. Potts later married James Hayman, an American television producer, director, and cinematographer. They married on September 2, 1990, and have two children, Harry Hayman and James Hayman.

Facts of Annie Potts

 Date of Birth: 1952 , October-28
 Age: 68 years old
 Birth Nation: United States of America
 Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Annie Potts
Birth Name Anne Hampton Potts
Father Powell Grisette Potts
Mother Dorothy Harris Potts
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Nashville, Tennessee, U.S
Ethnicity white-American
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Brown Light
Hair Color Brown
Face Color white
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 25 inch (64 cm)
Hip Size 34
Affair with Tim Curry
Married Yes
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
Siblings 2

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