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Annie Potts joins the cast of Broadway's 'Pippin'

Annie Potts joins the cast of Broadway's 'Pippin'

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Actress Annie Potts is to join the cast of the Tony Award-winning production of "Pippin," the Broadway musical's producers announced Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
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Annie Potts tapped for ABC dramedy pilot

Annie Potts tapped for ABC dramedy pilot

HOLLYWOOD, March 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Annie Potts will star in a pilot for ABC's "Murder in Manhattan" in which a mother-daughter team play amateur sleuths, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 28, 2011.
By United Press International
'Designing' co-star calls Carter 'goddess'

'Designing' co-star calls Carter 'goddess'

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- "Goddess" was the word U.S. actress Annie Potts used to describe her "Designing Women" co-star Dixie Carter, who died after a battle with endometrial cancer.
Smits to star in 'God of Carnage'

Smits to star in 'God of Carnage'

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Jimmy Smits and Annie Potts have signed on to co-star in the Broadway play "God of Carnage," show representatives said Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Birth control prices spike at Fla. schools ... Trust fund cash goes to in vitro kids ... Fake cops make off with poker machines ... Vegans say sex with meat-eaters stinks ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Vegans say sex with meat-eaters stinks

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Strict vegetarians known as vegans find sex with meat-eaters repulsive, or as one New York vegan described it, "pungent" and "stinky."

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006.
By United Press International

TV pilot season keeps stars hopping

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- Dylan McDermott, Denise Richards, Annie Potts and John Heard are just a few of the stars busy for the TV pilot season.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2005 with 64 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 28, the 302nd day of 2004 with 64 to follow.
By United Press International
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Annie Potts
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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