Chris Potter was born in Toronto, Canada. He grew up in London, Ont. As a child, his parents instilled in him, a love of academics, art and athletics. He was in his 20s before he realized this. His professional acting career began seemingly overnight. He was discovered in an amateur play and swept into the professional world of acting. Grateful for absolutely everything in his life, Chris chose to stay true to what meant most to him when making career decisions. He and his wife,Karen have raised 4 children. Together, they have shared the ups and downs of an unpredictable profession and through it all stayed close to family and friends.