Madeleine Potter was an actress most recognized for her memorable roles in dramatic films. Potter kickstarted her acting career in comedies like "Hello, Again" (1987) starring Shelley Long and "Bloodhounds of Broadway" (1989) starring Josef Sommer. She also appeared in the TV movie "Svengali" (CBS, 1982-83). Her film career continued throughout the eighties and the early 2000s in productions like the Bernadette Peters comedic drama "Slaves of New York" (1989), "Spellbreaker: Secret of the Leprechauns" (1996) and the dramatic adaptation "The Golden Bowl" (2001) with Kate Beckinsale. Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Harvest of Fire" (CBS, 1995-96). She also was featured in the TV movies "The Whistle-Blower" (2001-02), "Caught in the Act" (Lifetime, 2003-04) and "The Girl in the Café" (HBO, 2004-05). Most recently, Potter appeared in "Houdini" (2014-15). Potter's husband was Patrick Fitzgerald.