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Joan Potter (1926–2008)

Joan Potter was born on March 5, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for The Bramble Bush (1960), The Doctors and the Nurses (1962) and Naked City (1958). She died on March 14, 2008 in Wilton, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Bramble Bush
The Bramble Bush Ida Primmer
The Doctors and the Nurses
The Doctors and the Nurses Dorothy Ellender / Mrs. Phipps
Naked City
Naked City Myra Calder
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 1964-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dorothy Ellender / Mrs. Phipps
- Where There's Smoke (1965) ... Dorothy Ellender
- The Imperfect Prodigy (1964) ... Mrs. Phipps
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Myra Calder
- The Highest of Prizes (1963) ... Myra Calder
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Ida Primmer
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Dark Morning (1956)
 1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
May Lewis
- Noon on Doomsday (1956) ... May Lewis
 1955 Justice (TV Series)
- Pattern of Guilt (1955)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)

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Other Works:

She performed in the London Festival Ballet production of the ballet, "La Sylphide," at the Royal Festival Hall in London, England with Andria Hall, Eva Evdokimova, Peter Schaufuss, Jay Jolley, Kenn Wells, Niels Bjorn Larsen, and Valerie Aitken in the cast.

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Taught Acting at The Conservatory of Theater Arts and Film at SUNY Purchase in Westchester, NY until 2007.

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