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Annie Potts Tapped as Justin Kirk's Mom on Animal Practice

Natalie Abrams
September 14, 2012
Annie Potts | Photo Credits: Mark Sullivan/WireImage
Annie Potts | Photo Credits: Mark Sullivan/WireImage

Justin Kirk, meet your mommy!

Designing Women alum Annie Potts has been cast as the mother of Kirk's character, top veterinarian Dr. George Coleman on Animal Practice, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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As first reported by TVLine.com, Virginia is described as a snobbish, racist and self-absorbed mom, though she actually has a heart underneath that hardened veneer.

Potts, who recently starred on ABC's GCB, will appear during the first season of the freshman comedy, which sneak-previewed its first episode during the London Olympics. The series makes its regular timeslot debut on Wednesday at 8/7c on NBC.

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