In terms of film roles, her most recent one was in 2010 in the film, Violet Tendencies.
Her sitcom appearances are where she truly shines though, and her cameos in shows like The Middle, Hot in Cleveland, and Secret Life of the American Teenager, were made so much better by her comedic timing.
Kim has most recently been on reality shows like, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and dancing her way through Dancing with the Stars.
Mindy Cohn’s story of how she got on The Facts of Life is probably the most unique one on here.
There seems to be a pattern of character’s first name being the same as the actor or actress playing it.
George Clooney, before he was the award winning stud he would become, played the role of George Burnett, the adorable and lovable handyman.
Molly was pretty upset about being cut, but with the career she went on to have we are sure she got over it really fast.The show reached audiences all over the United States and the world, as well as touching the hearts and souls of a generation of people worldwide.The show broke down social barriers for what was acceptable during that time, from having a girl have her first time with a boy to introducing a semi-recurring character who was afflicted by cerebral palsy. Garrett though, was much more than just a caretaker and housekeeper to the girls, she was the glue that held them all together, and her character would evolve over the course of the many seasons, to also become Eastland’s dietician and her very own business venture. ), and is still seen on red carpets and other television events. Garrett, as well she should have since she was the reason for the very creation of the show!Additionally, a plethora of famous guest stars also appeared on the show, ranging from Zsa Zsa Gabor and Jenny O’hara to Anne Jackson and Doug Savant. Rae has also landed very fun voice roles over the years, such as, Itsy Bitsy Spider, and The Brothers Flub. Actress, Kim Fields, played the role of Tootie, also known as Dorothy Ramsey.Ever since the show ended back in 1988, it has been in syndication and played on various TV networks on cable and regular television. Garrett, the character that made the spin-off possible, was played by actress, Charlotte Rae. Garrett was the caretaker and housekeeper for a group of girls attending the Eastland Preparatory School. In recent years, Rae has taken her work down a notch, which is well deserved in our book! Fields was 10 years old when she began playing Tootie, which is the reason you always saw her rolling around the house in her roller skates – producers wanted her to seem taller than she really was, since Tootie was supposed to be 12 years old.Fields went on the be a regular on the show, Living Single, from 1993 to 1998.