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Monica Potter

Ohio native Monica Potter is one of America's most attractive and versatile actresses and has established herself with an impressive range of roles on film and television. She starred in James Wan's box-office sensation Saw, which spawned the equally successful Saw franchise. Potter also appeared alongside Morgan Freeman in the suspense thriller Along Came a Spider, for Lee Tamahori.

Equally at home in comedies, Potter appeared opposite Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman in the laugh fest Patch Adams. Past bigscreen credits include Head Over Heals, with Freddie Prinze Jr.; I'm With Lucy, co-starring Gael GarcĂ­a Bernal; Heaven or Vegas; Robert Towne's Without Limits, with Billy Crudup; The Very Thought of You; A Cool, Dry Place, with Vince Vaughn; and Simon West's Con Air, with Nicolas Cage and John Cusack.

On television, Potter currently stars in TNT's Trust Me. She also starred in David E. Kelley's Boston Legal for several seasons and received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series from the Screen Actors Guild. Potter was recently seen in Lower Learning, costarring Eva Longoria Parker and Jason Biggs.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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Monica Potter Facts

Birth Name Monica Louise Brokaw
BirthdayJune 30, 1971 (52)
BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Monica Potter compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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