Monica Potter | Biography

Posted On: 22 Apr, 2014

Monica Potter | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 30, 1971
Age 50 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Husband/Spouse Tom Potter(div.), Daniel Christopher Allison
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Body Measurements 32-25-36 inches
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 54 kg
Children/Kids Molly Brigid Allison, Daniel Potter, Liam Potter

Monica Potter (birth name Monica Gregg Brokaw) was born in June 30, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio, to an Irish American Catholic family.  She was born to Paul Brokaw (father) and Nancy (Mother). Her father was the inventor of the first flame-resistant car wax, and her mother, was a secretary in a hospital. She was one of four daughters. During her childhood, she was part of the St. Jerome Parish in Cleveland, and attended the local elementary, as well as Villa Angela Academy; she completed her graduation from Euclid High School.  She is an American actress. She was married to Tom Potter (1990-1998) and they have two sons: Daniel Potter (1990) and Liam Potter (1994) The two got separated in the year 1998. On June 1, 2005, she was again married to Daniel Christopher Allison. Daniel (Monica’s husband) was an orthopedic surgeon. Daniel also gets pregnant from Daniel and had a daughter named Molly Brigid Allison on August 3, 2005.Her father died in 2004 of cardiovascular disease.

Potter had wanted to be an actress since childhood. She began acting at the Cleveland Play House when she was in elementary school.  At the age of 12, she started working at a flower shop, did some modeling for newspaper and magazine ads and some local commercials. She her screen debut in 1994, on CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Sharon Newman. Later she appeared in several feature films, including Con Air and starring opposite Robin Williams in Patch Adams. She played the love interest of doomed distance runner Steve Prefontaine in the movie Without Limits in 1998.  In 2001, she had two major roles in Head Over Heels and in the thriller Along Came a Spider with Morgan Freeman that is based on the James Patterson best-seller. Later in 2004, she played the role of Alison Gordon in the first Saw film. Then she worked on television. She was a cast member of the ABC legal drama Boston Legal in first season.

In 2010, she plays the role of Kristina Braverman in NBC's comedy-drama parenthood . Throughout Season 4 of "parenthood," Potter's character Kristina Braverman battled breast cancer.  She wore a bald cap and wigs throughout the season, though she did consider shaving her head.. She received critical acclaim for her performance in the fourth season.  She won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Supporting Actress and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her role in the show in 2013.  In 2014 it was announced that Potter will reprise her role as Alison Gordon in the upcoming Saw VIII.

This talented, gorgeous lady is 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) tall and weighs 54 kg (12lbs). She has got beautiful blue eyes and sexy legs and body posture.  The news about her plastic surgery is not available in the internet. Her hot and sexy photos can be found on maxim. Fans can follow her in social networking sites such as twitter, Facebook etc.