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Kim Fields

Dorothy Ramsey
played by Kim Fields

  • Hometown: Peekskill, New York

  • Age: 32
  • Occupation: Talk Show Hots
  • Hobbies: Mother

A FAVORITE TOOTIE QUOTE:
There's going to be Trrouubbllleee.

FACTS ABOUT THE CHARACTER DOROTHY RAMSEY Kim plays the role of Tootie, the only black of four girls enrolled at an expensive boarding school. Tootie is sweet and adorable. Her real name is Dorothy but her friends call her Tootie. Her best friend is Natalie and they learn some facts of life together by having a white/black friendship. Tootie, in 2001, now preferring to be called by her real name, Dorothy, has forsaken her acting hopes to host her own talk show. She has never married, and has one daughter named Tasha.

FACTS ABOUT ACTRESS KIM FIELDS Kim Fields was born in New York City, New York on May 12th, 1969 as Kim Fields Freeman. Kim Fields, a New York City native and longtime L.A. resident, made her debut on Sesame Street at the tender age of five. But one of her most recognizable early roles was as the little girl who "looooooved" Mrs. Butterworth in the classic syrup commercial. After a stint on the series Baby I'm Back and an appearance in the miniseries Roots, Kim landed the role of Tootie on The Facts of Life. When the show began filming, Fields was so short that the producers put Tootie in roller skates to avoid difficult camera angles. Ironically, she had lost a role on Diff'rent Strokes because she was too tall to play Gary Coleman's girlfriend. She has directed Nickelodeon's Kenan and Kel, as well as Fox's Living Single The five recent programs she has starred in are An Invited Guest (1999), C Bear and Jamal (1996), The Crew (1995), Music of the Heart (1999), The Golden Palace The (1992), and Martin (1992).

Address You can write Kim Fields at:
9034 Sunset Blvd.#260
Los Angeles,CA 90069

Where is she today? When The Facts of Life went off the air in 1988, Kim concentrated on getting an education. After graduating with a degree in communications and film from Pepperdine University, Fields returned to acting in the 1993 series Living Single. She has also appeared on episodes of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Keenan & Kel and Cupid. While still in college, Kim started her own production company called Victory Entertainment, which specializes in Christian projects. She has directed several TV shows, including episodes of Kenan & Kel and Living Single.
Links

The Unofficial Kim Fields Fan Page


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