16 Facts About Dot-Marie Jones


Dorothy-Marie Jones was born on January 4,1964 and is an American actress and retired athlete who has had multiple roles in television.


Dot-Marie Jones attended California State University, Fresno, where she set records for shot put.


Dot-Marie Jones was a recurring guest star starting in the second season of the musical television series Glee as Coach Beiste, and appeared through the show's sixth and final season, when she was promoted to starring status.


Dot-Marie Jones was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011,2012, and 2013 for her portrayal of Coach Beiste.


Dot-Marie Jones is known for her roles as Coach Kelly in Lizzie McGuire and as Butch Brenda in Material Girls.


Dot-Marie Jones was born January 4,1964, and was raised in Hilmar, California.


Dot-Marie Jones first got involved in strength competitions at a fairly young age.


Dot-Marie Jones started arm wrestling on a whim, and won her first arm wrestling world championship at 19 years old and went on to win 14 more.


Dot-Marie Jones earned a scholarship in track which paid her way through junior college and university.


Dot-Marie Jones played softball and competed in shot put and powerlifting.


Dot-Marie Jones won All-America honors in shot put both at junior college and university, was state champion in 1983 and 1984 and set the national record at the junior college level from 1983 to 1990.


Dot-Marie Jones played small roles in several television series throughout the 1990s and 2000s and breaking into feature films in the late 1990s, including the cult film The Boondock Saints.


Dot-Marie Jones' first recurring role after Knights was as a character named "Dot" on the popular show Married.


Dot-Marie Jones guest starred in seasons two, three, four, and five, and was a main cast member for the sixth and final season.


Dot-Marie Jones recorded versions of Taylor Swift's "Mean" and Dolly Parton's "Jolene".


Dot-Marie Jones appeared on Logo TV's RuPaul's Drag U as a visiting professor in July 2011, during the second season.