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Bio For: Annie Potts
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ANNIE POTTS (voice of Bo Peep) returned to series television in the highly anticipated prequel "Young Sheldon" from creator Chuck Lorre. On the CBS hit comedy, her character, Meemaw, ranks among the many iconic female roles Potts has created, including the wonderful Mary Jo Shively from "Designing Women." Her work in "Love & War" garnered her an Emmy nomination, and with "Any Day Now" she scored two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. In addition she has played recurring or guest star roles on such series as "Law & Order: SVU," "Chicago Med," "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy," "Major Crimes," "The Fosters" "Ugly Betty," "Two and a Half Men" and "Boston Legal," among others. Potts also starred in the Hallmark movies "The Music Teacher" and "Freshman Father," along with "Marry Me" for Lifetime.

Potts has appeared in numerous feature films, including the "Ghostbusters" franchise, "Pretty in Pink," "Texasville" (Peter Bogdanovich's sequel to "The Last Picture Show"), "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Who's Harry Crumb?," "King of the Gypsies" and "Corvette Summer," for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. Additionally, she voiced the memorable Bo Peep in "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2." She reprises her role in the highly anticipated upcoming fourth installment of the film. Her recent credits include "Happy Anniversary" for Netflix, along with "Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town" and "Humor Me," both of which debuted at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Potts made her Broadway debut in Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning black comedy "God of Carnage" and has since appeared in the long-running "Pippin." She appeared in Off-Broadway productions such as "The Vagina Monologues," "Diva," "Love Letters," "Charley's Aunt," "The Merchant of Venice," "A Little Night Music," "Cymbeline" and "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds." On the West Coast, she received rave reviews for her performance as a distraught wife dealing with her husband's suicide in "Aftermath." The play received the Los Angeles Times' Critics Choice Ovation Recommendation.

Born in Nashville and raised in Kentucky, Potts was the youngest of three girls. Interested in stage and film at an early age, she received her BFA in theater from Stephens College in Missouri, where she's currently a visiting professor of drama and a dedicated board member. Potts is also an ambassador for White Pony Express, an organization that feeds and clothes those in need in the Bay Area. In addition she wrote a children's book about a young boy named Kemarley Brooks, titled "Kemarley of Anguilla," with all proceeds going to the Arijah Children's Foundation, an important cause in Anguilla.

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