CAST
Camille Braverman
Jasmine Trussell
Jabbar
Max Braverman
Julia Braverman-Graham
Sarah Braverman
Drew Holt
Joel Graham
Adam Braverman
Zeek Braverman
Kristina Braveman
Sydney Graham
Crosby Braverman
Amber Holt

Monica Potter

Kristina Braveman

Monica Potter stars as Kristina Braverman on NBC's critically acclaimed drama series "Parenthood," captivating audiences and critics alike. Her portrayal of Kristina's struggle to raise three children and her emotional battle with breast cancer garnered Potter a 2013 Critics' Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama and a 2013 TCA Award nomination for Individual Achievement in Drama.

Potter burst onto the film scene with her co-starring role opposite Nicolas Cage in Michael Bay's "Con Air." She then starred with Robin Williams in the acclaimed dramedy "Patch Adams" and appeared opposite Morgan Freeman in the thriller "Along Came a Spider," based on the James Patterson novel. Other film credits include the comedies "Head Over Heels" and "I'm with Lucy," and the mega-hit horror classic "Saw." She was also seen in "Lower Learning" and "Last House on the Left."

In 2005, Potter was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for her work on "Boston Legal." Other TV credits include TNT's "Trust Me" and USA's "Reversible Errors."

Potter grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, where she began modeling and appearing in commercials at the age of 12. In 1994, she made the move to Los Angeles to pursue acting and began her television career starring as Sharon Abbott in the popular daytime soap opera "The Young and the Restless."

Potter lends her support to charities such as St. Jude Children's Hospital, the Christian Appalachian Project and the Lollipop Theater Network, a nonprofit organization that arranges showings of first-run movies to children confined to hospitals. Additionally, she champions the USO (United Service Organizations Inc.) and National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as well as the Adopt a Platoon organization, which encourages support to deployed soldiers through letters, care packages, pen pal campaigns and monetary donations.

As the mother of three, Potter enjoys writing, cooking new recipes for her family, decorating and inventing all-natural cleaning supplies inspired by her garden. She currently resides in Los Angeles.