fan can attest to, but when it came time for the 41-year-old actress to shave her head for her role as cancer-stricken mom Kristina Braverman, her 7-year-old daughter wouldn't let her go through with it. I thought about it but my Molly said, ' Mommy, don't do that.' She said, ' You don’t have to do that, just wear a bald cap.'" PHOTOS: SAG Awards 2013: Who wore what?
"They asked me to but I said no," Potter told Us Weekly at the Entertainment Weekly Pre-SAG Party on Saturday, Jan. "My niece has cancer so I just thought I would do it," she revealed, "but it's a weird thing for me when actresses shave their heads for roles.
I feel like if I'm not going through it, it's almost, for me, a gimmick, like, ' Look, she is so brave she shaved her hair.' There are women who are going through that and I just didn't want to, you know…" Potter shares Molly with husband Daniel Christopher Allison, and is also mom to two sons, Daniel, 22, and Liam, 18, from a previous marriage.
PHOTOS: Fall 2012 TV shows to watch On the hit NBC show, Potter plays Kristina, who helms the Braverman household despite juggling everything from a son with Asperger's syndrome and a newborn baby.
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean.
At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.1978, Boston, Massachusetts.
She has been in three celebrity relationships averaging approximately 10.4 years each.
Monica Potter is currently married to Daniel Christopher Allison.
Justine has brokered a meeting between two Irishmen and a gang selling them a stash of guns. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family.
But when shots are fired, a heart stopping game of survival ensues. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
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