Potter, Carol 1948–

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POTTER, Carol 1948


Full name, Carol Potter Eastman; born May 21, 1948, in New York, NY; daughter of Harry Randolph and Catharine Stewart (maiden name, Howie) Potter; married Spencer Lee Eastman, December 7, 1985 (died, 1988); married Jeffrey Alma Josephson (an actor), October 20, 1990; children: (first marriage) Christopher Harry. Education: Harvard University, B.A., social relations, 1970; Phillips University, M.A., marriage and family counseling, 1997. Politics: Democrat.

Addresses: Agent Pakula/King and Associates, 9229 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 315, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials, including one for T. J. Maxx department stores, 2003. Also works as a counselor.

Member: Women in Film.


Television Appearances; Series:

Beverly Wilkes, One Life to Live, ABC, 1979.

Maggie Clinton, Today's F.B.I., ABC, 1981.

Cindy Walsh, Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 19901995.

Joan Cummings, Sunset Beach, NBC, 19981999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sue Bernhardt, The Neighborhood (also known as Breslin's Neighborhood ), NBC, 1982.

Elaine, Her Life As a Man, NBC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mrs. Simmons, "The Princess and the Wiener King," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986.

Mrs. Simmons, "The House of the Rising Flan," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986.

Janet Markham, "Wally," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1987.

Emily Simmons, "Who Killed the Movie Mogul?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Cindy Walsh, "You Say It's Your Birthday: Part 1," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1996.

Mrs. Mason, "The Last Five Pounds Are the Hardest," The Burning Zone, UPN, 1997.

Cindy Walsh, "The Wedding: Part 2," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1998.

Karen Ashworth, "Rocky Road," Providence, NBC, 2001.

Christine Beck, "Mom's Away," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.

Leslie, "Cruel and Unusual," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

Appeared as Mrs. Edwards in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox; and as Kathleen, Jack and Mike, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

C. C., Annie Flynn, CBS, 1978.

Today's F.B.I., 1981.

Patty, Pros and Cons, ABC, 1986.

Cindy Walsh, Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1990.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Mom, A Guy Walks into a Bar, Showtime, 1997.

Beverly Hills 90210: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Beverly Hills 90210: 10Year High School Reunion, Fox, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Betsy Winters, Dutch Treat, Cannon, 1987.

The Road Home, 1994.

Cynthia, Tiger Heart, PM Entertainment Group, 1996.

Rape counselor, Naturally Native, Red Horse Films, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

Judith Hastings, Gemini, Circle Repertory Company, Circle Theatre, New York City, 1977, then Little Theatre, New York City, 19771978.

Standby for Carol, Jo, and Lucinda, The Lady from Dubuque, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Isn't It Romantic?, 1985.

Summer and Smoke, 1988.