Fondly remembered as the sassy secretary in Ghostbusters 1984, actress Annie Potts is also known for her appearance in Pretty in Pink. Her mother was named Dorothy Potts, and her father, Powell Potts, was a major in the United States Air Force during World War II who went on to a successful business career and served as president of the National Limestone Institute. Potts first set her heart on acting at the age of 12 when she attended a drama camp in North Carolina. Potts made her debut on the big screen in 1978 in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer and got succeeded in her career.
Annie Potts has been married four times. She and her first husband Steven Hartley divorced in 1978. She married Greg Antonacci in 1978 and called it quits in 1980. She married B. Scott Senechal in 1981 with whom she has a son, Clay. The pair divorced in 1989. She married James Hayman in 1990 and they have two sons together. Hayman is the producer and director of shows such as Ugly Betty and Judging Amy.