Biography

Annie Potts is an American film and television actress, best known for playing Mary Jo Shively, one of the leading roles in the television sitcom "Designing Women", as well as several supporting roles in features films such as "Ghostbusters", "Pretty in Pink", and "Jumpin' Jack Flash".

Annie Potts is an American film and television actress, best known for playing Mary Jo Shively, one of the leading roles in the television sitcom "Designing Women", as well as several supporting roles in features films such as "Ghostbusters", "Pretty in Pink", and "Jumpin' Jack Flash".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1952-10-28

Place of Birth Franklin, Kentucky, USA

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Also Known As

  • Anne Hampton "Annie" Potts
  • Anne Hampton Potts

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Julie Reno, Bounty Hunter (1 episode)
Lamp Life as Bo Peep (voice)
2020 Ghostbusters III as Janine Melnitz
2019 Toy Story 4 as Bo Peep (voice)
2019 Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters as Herself
2018 Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town as Mary
2018 Happy Anniversary as Diane
2017 Young Sheldon (49 episodes) as Meemaw
2017 Humor Me as Dee
2017 As Good As You as Dr. Laura Berg
2016 Ghostbusters as Desk Clerk
2015 Chicago Med (5 episodes) as Helen
2014 Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey
2014 Chu and Blossom as Aunt
2013 The Fosters (5 episodes) as Sharon Elkin
2012 The Music Teacher as Alyson/Young Alyson
2012 GCB (10 episodes) as Gigi Stopper
2011 Five as Helen
2010 Don't You Forget About Me as Herself
2010 Freshman Father as Dorothy Downs
2008 Queen Sized as Joan Baker
2006 Ugly Betty (1 episode)
2006 Men in Trees (3 episodes)
2004 Boston Legal (1 episode)
2004 Elvis Has Left the Building as Shirl
2003 Joan of Arcadia (11 episodes)
2003 Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story as Julie Posey
2000 The Story Behind 'Toy Story' as Herself
1999 Toy Story 2 as Bo Peep (voice)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (4 episodes)
1998 Any Day Now (88 episodes)
1997 Over the Top (12 episodes)
1997 The View (1 episode)
1996 Dangerous Minds (17 episodes) as Louanne Johnson
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
1995 Toy Story as Bo Peep (voice)
1995 Her Deadly Rival as Kris Lansford
1992 Love & War (68 episodes) as Dana Palladino
1990 Texasville as Karla Jackson
1989 Hanna-Barbera's 50th as Herself - Host
1989 Ghostbusters II as Janine Melnitz
1989 Who's Harry Crumb? as Helen Downing
1988 Pass the Ammo as Darla
1988 She's Having a Baby as Herself (uncredited)
1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth as Louise
1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash as Liz Carlson
1986 Designing Women (164 episodes) as Mary-Jo Shively
1986 Pretty in Pink as Iona
1985 Amazing Stories (1 episode)
1985 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1985 Lime Street (1 episode)
1984 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear as Cindy Mills
1984 Crimes of Passion as Amy Grady
1984 Ghostbusters as Janine Melnitz
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode) as Annie Carpenter
1981 Heartaches as Bonnie Howard
1980 Magnum, P.I. (2 episodes)
1980 Goodtime Girls (13 episodes)
1980 The Scarlett O'Hara War as Betty
1979 Flatbed Annie & Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers as Flatbed Annie
1978 King of the Gypsies as Persa
1978 Corvette Summer as Vanessa
1977 Black Market Baby as Linda Cleary
1977 Busting Loose (3 episodes)

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