Annie Potts is especially remembered as the cheeky secretary in the 1984 hit Ghostbusters. She not only proved herself in big screen but also in small screen and stage. She has to her credit iconic television roles including Love and War, Designing Women, etc. 
Annie is famous for her popular roles like Ghostbusters, Pretty in Pink, and Jumping Jack Flash. She also voiced for animated movies Toy Story and Toy Story 2.
Potts was born on October 28, 1952, in Nashville, Tennessee in U.S. She was the third daughter of her parents. She was raised in Franklin.
Potts had the fire in her belly for acting when she was just 12 years. At this time, she took part in a drama camp in North Carolina. The counselor, Sylvia Bernard, who later become Potts’ close buddies, cast her in a pivotal role in Heidi, the camp’s production. 
Annie Potts graduated from the Franklin-Simpson High school. After that, she received a degree of Bachelor in Fine Arts in theater arts from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. 
Annie Potts married four persons in her life. Her fourth marriage was successful. She is the mother of three sons. Now she is a board member of Stephens College. 
Annie Potts made her big screen debut through Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer in1978. She also essayed the role of Edith Bedel Meyer in the comedy series Goodtime Girls. Her acclaimed roles include Mary Elizabeth Sims in drama series Any Day Now.
She also endeavored as a narrator for audio books. She won the Genie Awards in 1981 for the wonderful performance by a foreign actress for Heartaches.
She was nominated in the category of New Star of the year in 1978 for Golden Globe Awards for her performance in Corvette Summer.
In 1994, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a comedy series for Love & War.
In 1998 to 1999 she was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award for the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a drama series for her work in Any Day Now.
Potts had once stated that she is still sustaining because she cannot dream of a life without acting. She also confessed that she is all for working 12-15 hours during a day. 

America Ferrera English Actress

America Ferrera

 Ferrera is a well-known American Actress. She featured in many films and won several awards. Real Women Have Curves, an HBO movie, Ugly Betty, the television comedy series, and the movie The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants were some of her best works.  Ferrera was born on April 18, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is the youngest of six children. Her parents had roots in Tegucigalpa, Honduras but they settled in  the United States in the mid of 1970s. When she was 7, her parents divorced and, later on, her father died in 2010.  Ferrera attended various schools in her life. She went to Calabash Street Elementary School George Ellery Hale Middle School and El Camino Real High School. After that she entered the University of Southern California (USC) on a presidential scholarship. America Georgine Ferrera took ten years to complete her graduation from USC and received a bachelor`s degree in International Relations in May 2013. Ferrera met Ryan Piers Williams, an actor, director, and writer, and after that, they got engaged in June 2010. Later on, they married on June 27, 2011.  America’s career started when she landed in a small role in a school production of Hamlet. After that at the age of 10, she played the role as the Artful Dodger in Oliver. This was enough for her to realize that that she wanted to be a performer.  Ferrara's first play was Romeo and Juliet. She also acted in school plays. In July 2002, America appeared in her first television movie named Gotta Kick It Up for The Disney Channel. Her movie debut was in Real Women Have Curves.  Ferrara also did a movie named Plainsong, which is based on a novel by Kent Haruf. She also played a pregnant teenager. In 2005, she did How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer. In 2006, America featured in the short film 3:52 that garnered the Audience Award at the San Diego Women Film Festival. Ferrera has also been very active in politics. She was seen attending the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also supported Barack Obama`s re-election campaign.  In 2002, Ferrara won an  Award in Sundance film festival in the category of Special Jury Prize in Dramatic for the works of Real Women Have Curves. Ferrara made good use of her celebrity status and stood up for causes that she supported. Save the Children is an initiative of which she was an ambassador.  In 2006, Ferrara won the Best Actress Award in Imagen Award. 2007 was the golden period for America because she won various awards like ALMA Award, Imagen Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Teen Choice Award. She has various other awards to her credit. 


Betty White

Hardly any person could come close to the title of “Pioneer of Television” as much as Betty White. Betty, an American actress, has a legion of credentials to her name such as being a comedienne, an author, a television personality, singer, an animal rights activist, and radio host. Born as Betty Marion White to parents Horace White, and Christine Tess, in Illinois, Betty grew up during the era of The Great Depression. At that time, Betty’s father would sell radios to make an extra buck or two. On relocating to Los Angeles, she completed her schooling at the Horace Mann School, and graduated from the Beverly Hills High School. On writing and acting for a stage play during her graduation days, led Betty to discover her passion for acting. In search of a job of her dreams, White was initially shunned by a few movie studios for not possessing an attractive face. Consequently, she joined radio commercials and local game shows, earning an amount nearing to five dollars per show. The year 1939 witnessed the inception of White’s television career with her singing songs from the opera “The Merry Window” on a Los Angeles channel on a temporary basis. The dawn of the World War II would cut short Betty’s career initially, but she featured on radio shows such as “The Great Gildersleeve,” “This is Your FBI,” “Blondie,” and also got to host the self-made “The Betty White Show.” The year 1949 would see White co-hosting “Hollywood on Television” alongside Al Jarvis. After the departure of Jarvis, Betty continued to host the show for four years that followed and was also nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actress on Television. George Tibbles, Don Fedderson and White co-founded “Bandy Productions” in 1952, and led to the creation of the sitcom “Life with Elizabeth.” Considering that the world was not much advanced regarding acceptance of various social issues, Betty White stood out as a 28-year old female, completely in-charge of the matters in front, and behind the camera. The 1960s witnessed Betty make her movie debut in “Advice & Consent” as Elizabeth Adams, the Kansas State Senator. White also hosted “The Tournament of Roses Parade,” and featured in game shows such as Password, To Tell the Truth, “What’s My Line?,” and “I’ve Got a Secret.” The following decade saw Betty on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” for which she has been presented with a couple of Emmy Awards. She also featured in several episodes of The Carol Burnett Show, and also on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.” In the year 1983, Betty White was presented with a Daytime Emmy Award for NBC’s “Just Men,” in the category of Outstanding Same Show Host. The 1980s saw White portray Ellen Harper Jackson in “Mama’s Family,” and Rose Nylund in “The Golden Girls.” She also received another Emmy for her appearance on “The John Larroquette Show.” White has featured in numerous other television shows such as “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Boston Legal, “The Practice,” “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” At the age of 88, Betty hosted The Saturday Night Live in 2010, resulting in her pocketing a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. In her arsenal of awards, Betty White has to her name five Primetime Emmy Awards, three American Comedy Awards, two Daytime Emmy Awards, and received an induction to the Television Hall of Fame, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Betty White English Actress