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Dot-Marie Jones

Went to Fresno State University on a track scholarship and was an All-American shot-putter. Won 15 professional arm-wrestling titles; also competed in weightlifting and bodybuilding tournaments. After college, worked four and a half years as a counselor at a Fresno correctional facility for juvenile offenders; later played corrections officers on iCarly (2008) and Desperate Housewives ('09). Broke into TV in Knights and Warriors, an American Gladiators clone, in 1992 (Jones' nom de guerre: Lady Battleaxe).  Was cast as Coach Shannon Beiste in Glee after running into executive producer Brad Falchuk in an L.A. supermarket and asking to be on the show. Jones had previously worked with Falchuk and Glee creator Ryan Murphy on Nip/Tuck and their failed pilot Pretty/Handsome.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet White T
  • Thelma
2013
No Score Yet And They're Off...
  • Prom Date
2011
4% Material Girls
  • Butch Brenda
2006
No Score Yet National Lampoon's Pucked
  • Wendy Delvecchio
2006
No Score Yet Stray Dogs
  • JoleneCarter
2001
20% The Boondock Saints
  • Rosengurtle
1999
22% Patch Adams
  • Miss Meat
1998

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet The Mentalist
2008-2015
  • Airport Manager
No Score Yet Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Prison Guard
No Score Yet Baby Daddy
2012-2016
  • Masseuse
70% Glee
2009-2015
  • Coach Beiste Coach Bieste Shannon Beiste
No Score Yet 2 Broke Girls
2011
  • Big Reba
No Score Yet George Lopez
2002-2007
  • Inmate
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
2014
  • Guest
46% The Millers
2013-2015
  • Duke
No Score Yet Full House
1987-1995
  • Girl's Muscular Mother
79% Nip/Tuck
2003-2010
  • Grip

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