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I moved from Cleveland to Hollywood for one reason: to become an actress. I had no idea I would also become a producer, entrepreneur, funny woman, tear-jerker, host, designer, decorator, builder, creator, cook, homemaker, and my personal favorite—mom. And I owe it all to following my dream. So I hope you enjoy this page dedicated to my work. And please stay tuned to learn more about my future projects.

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Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS | Sundays 8/7c

Wisdom of the Crowd is a drama about a visionary tech innovator who creates a cutting-edge crowdsourcing app to solve his daughter's murder, and revolutionize crime solving in the process. Inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeffrey Tanner, develops "Sophe," an online platform for publicly shared information he's certain will find his daughter's killer. To assist him, Tanner recruits Detective Tommy Cavanaugh, the original cop who investigated the murder but was unceremoniously forced off the case. Working with them is Sara Morton, a brilliant engineer whose relationship with Tanner goes beyond professional; Josh Novak, a talented, nerdy-cool head programmer; and Tariq Bakari, a tech genius and expert hacker with issues adhering to the rules. Concerned with Tanner's obsession is his successful ex-wife, Congresswoman Alex Hale, with whom he shares an unbreakable bond over their shared grief. As Tanner taps into the "wisdom of the crowd," his unexpected success fuels his determination to solve even more cases than just the one that's personal to him. (Source: http://www.cbs.com/shows/wisdom-of-the-crowd/about)

Welcome Back, Potter

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Actress Monica Potter has returned to Cleveland, Ohio to buy and restore her childhood home, which has remained unchanged for three decades. Together with her feisty mother and three outspoken sisters, she's leading a massive renovation of the lake house, bringing back its original glory along with contemporary touches. From the furniture and mementos of her youth, to some hidden history, Monica uncovers more than she ever expected coming home.


Year Title Role Notes
2009The Last House on the LeftEmma Collingwood
2008Lower LearningLaura Buchwald
2004SawAlison Gordon
2002I’m with LucyLucy
2001Along Came a SpiderJezzie Flannigan
2001Head Over HeelsAmanda Pierce
1998Patch AdamsCarin Fisher
1998Without LimitsMary Marckx
1998The Very Thought of YouMartha
1998A Cool, Dry PlaceKate Durrell
1997Con AirTricia Poe
1996BulletproofBiker’s Woman
1995Heaven or VegasLilli


Year Title Role Notes
2017Wisdom of the CrowdAlex HaleMain Cast; 9 episodes
2016Welcome Back, PotterProducerTV Series; 6 Episodes
2010-2015ParenthoodKristina BravermanMain Cast; 103 episodes
Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Drama Supporting Actress (2013)
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2013)
Nominated — TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama (2013)
2009Trust MeSarah Krajicek-HunterSeries regular, 13 episodes
2007Protect and ServeLizzie BorelliTV pilot
2004-2005Boston LegalLori ColsonSeries regular, 21 episodes
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (2005)
2004Reversible ErrorsMuriel WynnMiniseries
2003The Lunchbox ChroniclesKateTV pilot, Producer
1994The Young and the RestlessSharon Newman #1