The second of four daughters in a tight-knit Catholic family. She attended Villa Angela Catholic School for girls and became a mother at 19. She pursued modeling in Chicago and Miami before moving to Los Angeles in 1994.IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|Daniel Christopher Allison||(1 June 2005 - present) 1 child|
|Tom Potter||(21 July 1990 - 4 April 1998) (divorced) 2 children|
The song "Mrs. Potter's Lullaby" by Counting Crows was written about her.
Has 2 sons; Daniel Potter (born 1990) and Liam Potter (born 1994) with her ex-husband, Tom Potter.
Is a vegetarian.
Married an orthopedic surgeon, Chris Allison.
Gave birth to a girl, Molly Brigid Allison, on August 3, 2005 weighing in at 7 lb. 3 oz.
During the 2003 TV development season, she appeared in the CBS comedy The Lunchbox Chronicles (2003) (TV), which failed to get picked up. Early in 2004, she was cast opposite Chris O'Donnell and Jay Harrington in the unsuccessful comedy pilot "The Amazing Westermans", also at CBS.
She appeared as "Dalina" for the pilot of the US version of the Peruvian TV show "Nubeluz" (1990), which was never aired.
Potter and Allison had their first child, a daughter named Molly Brigid Allison, on August 3, 2005.
Favorite singer is Cat Stevens.
Favorite movie is Radio Flyer (1992).
Although Monica's maiden name is Brokaw, she has no relation to anchorman Tom Brokaw.
"If something strikes me as really funny, very intriguing or really touching, then I just go and do it. It's never about managing my career in a way that this would be a good move. I have enough people telling me what to do, so I think that when I read something, if I admire the writing and who's directing it, I just go for it." Interview, April 2001.
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