MONICA POTTER (Carin) has quickly become one of the most
intriguing young actors in Hollywood. Most recently Potter can
be seen starring opposite Billy Crudup in the Robert Towne film,
Without Limits, which traces the career of the legendary
runner Steve Prefontaine. Potter portrayed the real-life character
Mary Marckx, Prefontaines' girlfriend who saw a side of him that
not many people knew. When the filmmakers first saw Potter, they
were dazzled by her beauty and vulnerability and felt she had
the right combination of naiveté and strength to embody
the character. The film was produced by Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
In the Spring of 1999, Potter will be seen starring in the charming
Miramax film Martha Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence, which
promises to be the breakthrough role for her. Directed by Nick
Hamm (Dancing Queen), the story revolves around a young
woman from Minnesota who decides to leave her mundane life and
move to London where she meets Frank, Daniel and Laurence. She
falls in love with Laurence, only to discover that all three men
have fallen in love with her.
Potter made her first appearance in a major feature film last
year when she was seen starring opposite Nicolas Cage as his gentle
wife in Con Air.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Potter got her start in acting
at the age of twelve when she began modeling and doing commercials.
Potter relocated to Los Angeles in 1994 to seriously pursue her
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