|Date of Birth||30 June 1971, Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|Birth Name||Monica Gregg Brokaw|
|Height||5' 7" (1.7 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Monica Potter was born on June 30, 1971 in Euclid, Ohio, to an Irish American Catholic family. Her father, Paul Brokaw, was the inventor of the first flame-resistant car wax, and her mother, Nancy, was a secretary. During her childhood, she was part of the St. Jerome Parish in Cleveland, and attended the local elementary school, as well as Villa Angela Catholic School for Girls, before graduating from Euclid High School. Potter had wanted to be an actress since childhood.
She has appeared in several feature films, including 'Con Air' (playing the wife of Nicolas Cage's character) and starring opposite Robin Williams in 'Patch Adams'. In 1998, she played the love interest of doomed distance runner Steve Prefontaine in the movie 'Without Limits'.
In 2001, she had two major roles, co-starring with Freddie Prinze Jr. in 'Head Over Heels', and in the thriller 'Along Came a Spider' with Morgan Freeman, based on the James Patterson best-seller. She was a cast member of the television series 'Boston Legal', but left during the second season. In 2004, Potter played the role Alison Gordon in the first 'Saw' film. Potter currently plays the role of Kristina Braverman in NBC's comedy-drama 'Parenthood'.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christian Donatelli
|Daniel Christopher Allison||(1 June 2005 - present) (1 child)|
|Tom Potter||(21 July 1990 - 4 April 1998) (divorced) (2 children)|