Annie Potts is an American actress best known for her roles in the films Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Pretty in Pink, and Who’s Harry Crumb? from the 1980s. She now plays Meemaw on the CBS series Young Sheldon, where she has been since 2018. In 1979, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy picture 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.
Annie Hampton Potts was born on October 28, 1952, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. She is of white American ancestry and possesses American citizenship.
Potts is the youngest of Powell Grisette Potts and Dorothy Harris Potts’ three children. In Franklin, Kentucky, she grew up with her sisters, Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts.
In 1970, Potts graduated from Franklin-Simpson High School. She went on to Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, to study fine arts and acquire a bachelor’s degree. Potts was involved in an automobile accident when she was 21 years old, and several bones below her waist were fractured.
Movies and TV Shows are my professional fields.
Annie Potts has starred in a number of well-known television shows and films. She made her screen debut as Linda Cleary in the 1977 television film Black Market Baby. In the same year, she starred in the American sitcom Busting Loose on television.
Since 2017, Potts has been a part of the American television sitcom Young Sheldon. She appears alongside Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Jim Parsons in the series.
Her other hits include:
|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
|2015-2016||Chicago Med||Helen||Nick Gehlfuss|
Potts made her big-screen debut in 1978 as Vanessa in the American adventure comedy picture Corvette Summer. In the same year, she appeared in King of the Gypsies, another American drama film.
Potts earned a Genie Award for her role in Heartaches, a 1981 comedy film starring Margot Kidder, Robert Carradine, and Winston Rekert.
Annie Potts then appeared in a number of films, including:
|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*** Across Town||Mary||Alia Shawkat|
Haley Joel Osment
Carrie Coon Potts is presently filming Toy Story 4, a 2019 American computer-animated comedy film starring Tom Hanks, Laurie Metcalf, Patricia Arquette, and others, with Tom Hanks, Laurie Metcalf, Patricia Arquette, and others.
She played Connie ‘Meemaw’ Tucker / Meemaw in the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon from 2017 until 2021, alongside Iain Armitage, Lance Barber, and Montana Jordan. She is currently filming for the film Ghostbusters: Afterlife, in which she will play Janine Melnitz.
Annie Potts’s net worth is unknown.
Annie Potts has an estimated net worth of $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Annie Potts, a multi-award winner, has worked in the entertainment industry since the 1970s and has starred in a number of films and television series.
Potts and her husband James sold their Tarzana, Los Angeles home for $3.875 million. There were 1.5 acres of grounds, as well as a tennis court and two swimming pools, at the mansion.
Potts and James purchased a new home in Sherman Oaks, California, for $1.61 million in 2017. She paid more than the $1.495 million asking price. The house has a total living area of 2,194 square feet, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The following are some of the blockbuster films that allowed her to enhance her net worth:
|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|
Young Sheldon, Chicago Med, The Fosters, GCB, Joan of Arcadia, Any Day Now, Over the Top, Dangerous Minds, and Goodtime Girls are among her television credits.
Husband, Wedding, Divorce, and Children in My Personal Life
Annie Potts had four marriages throughout her life. She married Steven Hartley on August 26, 1973, and they divorced in 1978. Potts married an American actor, Greg Antonacci, on June 21, 1978, and they divorced a year later.
Potts married B. Scott Senechal in 1981 and they have a son named Clay Senechal. However, the couple’s relationship deteriorated, and they divorced in 1989 after eight years together. Tim Curry was also said to be dating Potts.
Potts later married James Hayman, an American television producer, director, and cinematographer. On September 2, 1990, they exchanged vows. Harry Hayman and James Hayman are her two children with her current husband.
|Date of Birth:||1952, October-28|
|Age:||69 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, USA|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Waist size||25 inch (64 cm)|
|Affair with||Tim Curry|
|Married to||James Hayman|
|Divorce||B. Scott Senechal, B. Scott Senechal, Steven Hartley|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Instagram|
|Sisters||Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts|