Sarah-Jane Potts (born 30 August 1976) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Saint (Sarah) in Sugar Rush, as Ellie, Abs' on/off girlfriend on Casualty and as Jo Lipsett in Waterloo Road. Potts is the sister of actor Andrew-Lee Potts. From 2011, she appeared in Holby City as Senior Nurse Eddi McKee on AAU, playing a different character to the one she played in Casualty. Potts left Holby City in the second episode of Series 15; her departure was kept a secret by the production team and was not reported at all by the media, resulting in a shock exit for her character.
|Spouse(s)||Tony Denman (2002-2009)|
Joseph Millson (2013-Present)
|Relatives||Andrew-Lee Potts (brother)|
Early in her career she noted that, "In the three years I have been acting I have spent most of the time looking dirty, scruffy, ill or tarty."
Potts attended Bradford's Scala Kids stage school with her brother Andrew. As a teenager she worked in a greasy spoon cafe in Bradford. She left school during her A-levels to star in Meat. From 1999-2001 she dated Erik Palladino. They met at a film festival in Sweden during the summer of '99 and at the end of the year she moved to LA to live with him. She met her former husband, Tony Denman, when filming National Lampoon's Barely Legal and they were married in June 2002. She has a son, named Buster Alan Denman, born 2004. She met her second husband Joseph Millson while working together on the medical drama Holby City. The two married on 31 December 2013.
|1997||My Son the Fanatic||Madeline Fingerhut|
|2000||Five Seconds to Spare||Twig|
|2001||Young Blades||Radegonde / Anne|
|2003||National Lampoon's Barely Legal||Ashley|
|2008||Heart of a Dragon||Amanda|
|1989||Children's Ward||TV series|
|1995||The Bill||Mandy||Episode: "To Crack a Nut"|
|1995||Moving Story||Joy||Episode: "Superstition"|
|1996||Peak Practice||Maddie Taylor||Episode: "A New Life"|
|1996||Bramwell||Rose Tully||Episode: "2.6"|
|1996||Out of the Blue||Kirsty||Episode: "2.6"|
|1997||The Canterville Ghost||Virginia Otis||TV movie|
|1997||The Broker's Man||Harriet Potter||6 episodes|
|1997||The Locksmith||Alice Pierce||TV miniseries|
|1999||Dalziel and Pascoe||Sophie Richmond||Episode: "Time to Go"|
|2002||Deep Cover||Georgia Haley||TV series|
|2002||Off Centre||Julie||Episode: "Cockfight"|
|2002||NYPD Blue||Elizabeth Garner||Episode: "Meat Me in the Park"|
|2003||Murder She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle||Breeta Byrne||TV movie|
|2003||The Legend of Tarzan||Bonnie Porter||Episode: "Unaired Pilot"|
|2003||American Dreams||Kara||Episode: "Change a Comin'"|
Episode: "The Long Goodbye"
|2003–04||Keen Eddie||Audry||Episode: "Pilot: Eddie"|
Episode: "Sucker Punch"
Episode: "Citizen Cecil"
|2005||Bodies||Ruth Duncan||Episode: "2.10"|
|2006||Sugar Rush||Saint||10 episodes|
|2007||You Can Choose Your Friends||Chloe||TV movie|
|2008||Casualty||Ellie Bridges||10 episodes|
|2008||Emmerdale||Leanne Grounding||3 episodes|
|2009–10||Waterloo Road||Jo Lipsett||18 episodes|
|2011||Zen||Cinzia Miletti||Episode: "Ratking"|
|2011–12||Holby City||Eddi McKee||Series regular, 58 episodes|
|2015||New Tricks||Toni||1 episode|
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- Sarah-Jane Potts on IMDb
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- "Actress takes on the Great Wall Of China with the Heart Of A Dragon (video interview)". Women In Film and Television Vancouver. YouTube. 7 November 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2011.
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