|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 Monica Gregg Brokaw on June 30, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Nora Marie (Sexton), a secretary, and Paul Ely Brokaw, Jr., who invented the first flame-resistant car wax. Her maternal grandparents were Irish immigrants, while her father has German, English, and Scottish ancestry. She was raised Catholic and was part of the St. Jerome Parish in Cleveland, attending the local elementary school, as well as Villa Angela Catholic School for Girls, before graduating from Euclid High School. She 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 co-starred as Alison Gordon in the first Saw (2004) film.
Potter plays Kristina Braverman in NBC's comedy-drama _"Parenthood"_ (2010).
- 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)|