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DESIGNING WOMEN REUNION
Actresses Jean Smart (L) and Annie Potts attend the 'Designing Women' reunion held at the Museum of Television and Radio in Beverly Hills, California on October 25, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Anne Hampton "Annie" Potts (born October 28, 1952) is an American television and film actress.

She was born Anne Hampton Potts in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, where she graduated from Franklin-Simpson High School. She is the daughter of Powell Grisette Potts and Dorothy Harris (Billingslea) Potts and has two older sisters, Mary Eleanor (Potts) Hovious, and Elizabeth Grissette ("Dollie") Potts. She received a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree (in theater arts) from Stephens College in Missouri.

Potts is probably best known for playing the role of Janine Melnitz in the Ghostbusters films and as Mary Jo Shiveley on the television sitcom Designing Women, but has had a wide variety of prominent roles in both television and film. Other notable roles include Mary Elizabeth (O'Brien) Sims on the Lifetime Television show Any Day Now, the voice of Little Bo Peep in the Toy Story films, a supporting role in the John Hughes's Pretty in Pink as well as guest-starring roles on such CBS television series as Magnum, P.I., Joan of Arcadia, Criminal Minds, Close to Home and Two and a Half Men.

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