Annie Potts (born October 28, 1952) is an American television and film actress. She is probably best known for playing the role of Janine Melnitz in the Ghostbusters films and for the television sitcom Designing Women, but has had a wide variety of prominent roles in both television and film. Other notable roles include Mary Elizabeth (O'Brien) Sims on the Lifetime Television show Any Day Now, the voice of Little Bo Peep in the Toy Story films, a supporting role in the John Hughes drama Pretty in Pink, and a recent guest-starring role on the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia.
She has done work on talking books, including as the narrator and heroine of Larry McMurtry's "Telegraph Days".
Annie Potts is the daughter of Powell Grisette Potts and Dorothy Harris (Billingslea) Potts and has two older sisters, Mary Eleanor (Potts) Hovious, and Elizabeth Grissette ("Dollie") Potts. She was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, where she graduated from Franklin-Simpson High...
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Toy Story 2 is a CGI animation film and the sequel to Toy Story, and the third Disney / Pixar feature film, which featured the adventures of a group of toys that come to life when humans are not around to see them. Like the first film, Toy Story 2 was produced by Pixar Animation Studios, directed by John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich and Ash Brannon, and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 19, 1999, in Australia on December 2, 1999 and the United Kingdom on 11 February 2000.
The movie also keeps most of the original characters and voices from the first movie including the likes of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn and John Ratzenberger. They are joined by new members, voicing the new characters such as Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer and Estelle Harris.
The movie is also one of the highest rated films on RottenTomatoes.com.
The movie begins with scenes of a Buzz Lightyear adventure, which turns out to be a video...,
Toy Story is an Academy-award-winning CGI animated feature film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 22, 1995, and Australia on December 7, 1995, as well as in the United Kingdom on 22 March 1996. It was the second computer-animated feature-length film to be made; the Brazilian Cassiopéia was the first. It was also Pixar's first feature-length production. It grossed $191,773,049 in the United States and it took in a grand total of $358,100,000 worldwide. The primary characters are toys in the room of a nine year-old boy, Andy, and the film is mostly told from their point of view. Andy, his baby sister Molly and mother have smaller roles, as do the neighbour boy Sid, his dog Scud, and sister Hannah.
In 2003, the Online Film Critics Society ranked the film as the greatest animated film of all time. In 2005 the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry....,
Texasville is a 1990 American film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It is a sequel to The Last Picture Show, and is based on the book of the same name by Larry McMurtry.
The story focuses on Duane Jackson (Jeff Bridges) now in his forties as the wealthy tycoon of a suffering oil company, and his relationship with his family. He's got a wife (Annie Potts) who believes the mild mannered Duane is cheating on her (which he is), a son (William McNamara) who seems to be following in his father's libidinous footsteps and the responsibility as being the only responsible one of his entire family and the grandchildren. In addition to his dysfunctional life is the presence of Anarene's other town folk who have never moved beyond its boundaries like Ruth Popper (Cloris Leachman), Lester Marlow (Randy Quaid) and his distant best friend Sonny Crawford (Timothy Bottoms) whose behavior lately has caused Duane to become concerned about his mental well-being. Entering the picture is Jacy Farrow (Cybill...
Ghostbusters II is the 1989 sequel to Ghostbusters (1984). The sci-fi comedy film is about the further adventures of a group of parapsychologists and their organization which combats paranormal activities ("ghostbusting"). The sequel had what was, at the time, the biggest three-day opening weekend gross in history ($29,472,894), a record that was broken precisely one week later by Batman ($40,505,884).
After the events of Ghostbusters, the company was sued by several city and state agencies for destroying the top three floors of 55 Central Park West, among other instances of property damage. As a result, (c. 1987) a judge issued an injunction, banning them from operating as paranormal investigators and eliminators--effectively putting the Ghostbusters out of business.
Ray Stantz now owns an occult book shop in Manhattan, and along with Winston Zeddemore puts on special appearances at children's birthday parties. Peter Venkman has his own TV series, World of the Psychic, in which he...,
Pretty in Pink is a popular 1986 film about teenage love and social cliques in 1980's American high schools. It is notable for belonging to the group of John Hughes movies starring Molly Ringwald and belongs to the Brat Pack movies. The title of the film comes from the song of the same name by British music group The Psychedelic Furs.The film was directed by Howard Deutch, produced by Lauren Shuler, and written by John Hughes.Tagline:He's crazy about her, she's crazy about him, and he's just crazy.Molly Ringwald stars as Andie Walsh, a poor, but fashion-conscious New Wave girl who has a crush on one of the rich boys in her school, Blane McDonough, played by Andrew McCarthy. When Andie and Blane try to get together, the pair encounters resistance from their respective social circles.Andie lives on "the wrong side of the tracks" with her unemployed, sluggish father. She is trying to convince him to get a job and seems to be struggling with it. Her mother left the family a few years...,
Ghostbusters is a 1984 sci-fi comedy film about three eccentric New York City parapsychologists. After they are fired from a university, they start their own business investigating and capturing ghosts. It was released in the United States on June 8, 1984, starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson. The film grossed approximately USD$240 million in the U.S. and over $50 million abroad during its theatrical run, more than the second Indiana Jones installment, making it easily the most successful film of that year, and the most successful comedy of the 1980s.
It was followed by a sequel, Ghostbusters II (1989), and two animated television series, The Real Ghostbusters (later Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters) and Extreme Ghostbusters. In 2000, readers of Total Film magazine voted Ghostbusters the 44th greatest comedy film of all time. The American Film Institute ranked it 28th in its list of the top 100 comedies of all...,
Heartaches is a 1981 comedy motion-picture written by Terence Heffman and directed by Donald Shebib. It starred Margot Kidder, Annie Potts, Winston Rekert and Robert Carradine. The movie is about a young woman who becomes pregnant to a man who is not her husband who leaves her husband and meets a free sprited woman on a bus. The two women move in together and learn that they have more in common than they thought....,
Corvette Summer is an American film, released in 1978 starring Mark Hamill and Annie Potts. The film generated a total domestic gross of $15,500,000.Kenny Dantley (Mark Hamill) is a car-loving senior in High School. For a project in his shop class, Kenny helps build a customized Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. Shortly after the new set of wheels is revealed, the car is stolen. Kenny immediately sets out on the trail of the thieves, which takes him to Las Vegas. On the way, he meets Vanessa (Annie Potts) who is a self-described "prostitute-in-training." Together, the two hatch a plan to try to steal back the Stingray....,
Annie Potts was born